A 21-year-old male asked:
what does thickened cortex of cervical lymph nodes mean?
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General Practice 17 years experience
Not much: The cortex of the lymph node can be thickened and is more of a descriptive term by pathologists. It is non-specific and can be seen in normal conditions, or in diseased conditions. This is typically information that the pathologist communicates to your primary care provider.
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Last updated May 23, 2019
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