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Have enlarged lymphnode behind abdomen and 2.4 mm mass outside esophagus. scheduled with iv radiology in 2 wks. is there hope of not being serious?

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Dr. Arthur Heller answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

Can't tell here what this is. There can be a variety of "benign", i.e. Not malignant/cancerous causes for what you are describing. However, you need evaluation to tell.

Answered Nov 7, 2012

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Dr. Ernst Garcon answered

Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology

Some chronic infections can also causes enlarged lymph nodes. Please note that the mass is outside of the esophagus. It can also be a node. It's a good thing to have a biopsy.

Answered Feb 12, 2014

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