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loss of fatty hilum lymph node polar vascularity

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Homework?: This sound like a homework assignment. I don't think you will get an answer here- so start reading up right now for the exam.

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A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Olson
34 years experience Family Medicine
Biopsy: In order for a lymph node to be diagnosed as malignant, a biopsy would be necessary.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Needs evaluation.: A completely normal lymph node will be less than 15mm and have a fatty center. When it enlarges and loses the fatty portion with increased blood flow ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It is not serious: Observe means it can be watched and monitored for any further growth in size. if it increases in size such that you can feel it, then it should be rem ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Clinical decision: This is the decision made by your clinician based upon their assessment of your condition. If you doubt that this is correct you should go and get a s ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Probably benign node: When a mass is palpated in the neck it is usually abnormal and suggests a new, possibly metastatic lesion requiring bx and then therapy. If a hypoec ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sketchy picture: Can't tell, more history and information are needed, your doctor can help you better putting things together, after physical examination and full path ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
33 years experience Pathology
Probably not: Paraganglioma are uncommon tumors of the paraganglia system, used to control blood oxygen levels. Cardiac paraganglia are very rare. The lymph node yo ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
28 years experience Breast Surgery
Imaging: It sounds as if this is the terminology that was used on an imaging study--either a ct scan or ultrasound. This indicates to me that your lymph node ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Judith Goldstein
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Young children frequently have slightly enlarged pea-sized lymph nodes,especially in the cervical area due to recurrent respiratory infections. These ... Read More

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