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marked effacement of the fatty hilum

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 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Enlarged lymph nodes: Many people have palpable lymph nodes in the groin. This doesn’t sound abnormal. The doctor who suggested or requested the ultrasound is in the best p ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: I am assuming you are feeling well. This is most likely due to a minor skin problem on your arm or hand, past or present. At your age, it is very lik ... 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 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.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
May not be infection: Have you seen a doctor? what is the diagnosis? It may indicate right lung cancer!- Pancoast syndrome. Have you had any treatment? Was a biopsy done?
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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 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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