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A 24-year-old male asked:

Is it true that lymph nodes in the head and neck are unconcerning under 1cm? ive had supraclavicular, occipital and parotid on my l for 4 months. 24m

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Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Lymphadenopathy : In general, it is true that lymph nodes less than 1.5 cm are not clinically concerning. Imaging such as ultrasound or CT scan can sometimes elucidate atypical changes. It also is important that the history and clinical context for each individual patient can change the approach and concern about enlarged lymph nodes.
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