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what does lymphoma look like

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Enlarged Lymph nodes: Lymphoma is a cance rof the lymph nodes, so it manifests as enlarged lymph nodes and many associated symptoms like persistent fever, fatigues and feel ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Lymphadenopathy: you may see lymph nodes enlargement ,and /or spleen enlargement. but you can not tell what is the cause of the organ enlargement. you would need tiss ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes: If you have 3 or more features : Hgb>10 gm/dl, enlarged liver ,spleen ,or nodes , and mediastinal mass.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Firm and large, nont: Lymph nodes are often enlarged(more than 2cm) if there is lymphoma in it and they are usually multiple. They would be firm to rubbery in consistency a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Occasionally: Occasionally it is difficult to distinguish between them using light microscopy alone. However, using additional techniques such as immunofluorescenc ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends on type: Not common but not different than for adult, i think: if indolent- surgery and possibly radiation then watchful waiting (maybe with bone marrow harve ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hernani Cualing
29 years experience Pathology
Not likely: Usually front and side of neck are where lymph node swell or enlarges. Back of neck needs to be checked by your doc, such as lipomas or other growth.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Stop worrying: This is a normal white count. Leukemia is more about abnormal cells though the count is often off. Lymphoma will present as a mass or obvious symptoms ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Immune function: They are a sign that your immune system is healthy, reactive, and doing its job. I imagine you are very healthy and thin. Teenagers often can feel the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
A mass.: Lymph nodes are scattered throughout the body and are normal structures. They should not be larger than 1 cm in diameter. Lymph nodes that contain m ... Read More
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