A 68-year-old male asked:
What does a mildly enlarged left periaortic lymph nodes indicate? i had ct ivp/ urogram do to check urinary tract for cancer. all organs visible-liver,pancreas,bladder,spleen, adrennal glands are normal?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Clarence Grimanswered
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Maybe normal but need more details such as history of GI disease. CBC, What about the prostate stuff.
Answered Oct 29, 2022
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Mildly enlarged left periaortic lymph nodes in isolation are not meaningful. If you have not lost weight, do not have fever, and no other nodes are enlarged, you may watch and wait.
Answered Oct 31, 2022
Last updated Oct 31, 2022
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