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A 19-year-old male asked:

3 swelling soft painless lymph nodes in neck (about 0.5cm) and there is pea sized lump near lateral malleolus in two legs i'm scared of lymphoma

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Always possible: Lymphomas begin a small enlargement of regional lymphn node unassociated with adjacent infection or previous regional malignancy. If they remain unchanged in size or number then they can be watched. If increasing in size or number then bx needed. The lymphoma when low grade can remain in a dormant like state for many months and then eventually change patterns when bx should be carried out.
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