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types of lymphadenopathy

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Dr. Stephen Noga
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Many things: Infection is the largest issue but there is also sarcoid, lymphoma and a few other conditions.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Not sure: Enlarged ln are usually immunologically active, ie responding to injury or infection, or part of a lymphomatous process.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Inflammation, tumors: These are the most common causes of retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy. Lymphomas, tumors of the intestinal tract, pancreas, kidneys are tumors that may ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: If normal, we don't call it lymphadenopathy. The word means inflamed or enlarged lymph nodes, which means the doctor finds the lymph nodes are bigger, ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Lymphadenopathy: Generalized lymphadenopathy is not normal in anybody. At age 14-19, the most common cause is infectious mononucleosis, but there are several other pos ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Enlarged nodes: Lymphadenopathy is a non-specific term for enlarged lymph glands. The seriousness depends on the cause of enlargement. Common causes are infections, n ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Varies: Depends on many factors like number of nodes, size, location, evidence of concurrent infection, and other symptoms. It should always start with a good ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Substernal node diss: In previous years when large malighancies 5 cm or greater were common in medial breast , internal mammary node dissection employed by Urban. Here cost ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Links: Too long to answer here, however go to these links to read: 1) http://answers.Yahoo.Com/question/index?Qid=20100318134216aae7eif 2)http://www.Ncbi.N ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Bipspy: and blood testing. A frozen section biopsy specimen will be diagnostic and blood testing will be helpful.
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