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A 52-year-old male asked:

Neck mri shows "small cervical lymph nodes noted bilaterally prominent at level ii with preserved helium". what does this mean?

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
Diagnostic Radiology 25 years experience
Sounds normal.: We all have lymph nodes in our neck. Sometimes they get a little "prominent". The "preserved hilum" is a good thing because it means the lymph node looks normal otherwise. If there were no other findings, then this is OK.
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