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Is lymphoma the most likely cause of enlarged spleen and para aortic lymph node? Are there other conditions that could cause this?

Is lymphoma the most likely cause of enlarged spleen and para aortic lymph node?  Are there other conditions that could cause this?

DDx LAD A-Z: The differential diagnosis (ddx) for lymphadenopathy is broad: lymphadenopathy (lad) a-z ddx -- see table 3 -- http://www.Matheny.Info/files/habermann_mayo_clin_proc_2000_75_723.Pdf. ...Read more

Number Of Pregnancies (Definition)

Gravida refers to the number of times in the past a woman has been pregnant. Pregnancies that ended in abortion or miscarriage are still counted ...Read more


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What could cause sudden onset persistent bilateral para-central scotomas and left eye dominant bilateral nasal corectopia?

What could cause sudden onset persistent bilateral para-central scotomas and left eye dominant bilateral nasal corectopia?

Many possibilities: Bilateral para-central scotomas could be due to brain issue or due to symmetric retinal disease. Corectopia means your pupil is not in the center and is not likely related to the other problem. Hopefully your ophthalmologist is doing the appropriate evaluation and/or referal for these findings. ...Read more

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They found a 2mm Para Aortic Cyst and want me to get rechecked in 6 months. Should I be concerned and what causes this. Both of my parents have a hist?

They found a 2mm Para Aortic Cyst and want me to get rechecked in 6 months. Should I be concerned and what causes this. Both of my parents have a hist?

Too little history: You don't state just where this is. The good thing is that you state that both of your parents seem to have this "thing" and seem to have survived without any untowards consequences. Did you tell that little bit of info to your doc. Getting a good thorough history is the most important part of medicine but the insurance companies value tests and computerized charts more so that is what you get! ...Read more

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Can para ovarian cysts & or ovarian cysts cause leg numbness? I had sonogram & was told I have a para ovarian cyst & an ovarian cyst, each 2cm

Can para ovarian cysts & or ovarian cysts cause leg numbness? I had sonogram & was told I have a para ovarian cyst & an ovarian cyst, each 2cm

Usually not: Two 2 cm cysts are generally not big enough to cause leg numbness. Get checked out for another cause. Also the small cyst on the ovary will likely resolve on its own in several weeks. ...Read more

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What causes chronic elevated wbc's , on no meds , mention of lymph nodes in para aortic are and retroperitoneal, also they have been noted in axilla?

What causes chronic elevated  wbc's  , on no meds , mention of lymph nodes in para aortic are and retroperitoneal, also they have been noted in axilla?

This pattern: Could be seen in indolent non-hodgkin's lymphoma. Would not say more without details on the degree and type of wbcs increased and the size of the nodes. ...Read more

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In CT Scan report : Few small subcentimeter sized mildly enhancing mesenteric and para-aortic lymphnodes are noted. Is this cause to cancer?

In CT Scan report : Few small subcentimeter sized mildly enhancing mesenteric and para-aortic lymphnodes are noted. Is this cause to cancer?

CT nodes: A PET CT study would give more information relative to the nature of the nodes;if enlarging and if associated with other signs & symptoms or high metabolic index one would be worried,would need tissue for confirmation ...Read more

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What can cause lower paralysis?

What can cause lower paralysis?

Do you mean: ?leg paralysis. We would need more information to be specific, but usual cause might be disorder of spinal cord, although some brain lesions can do so also. If you or someone you know, has leg weakness, this needs to be evaluated rapidly to prevent further damage. ...Read more

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What can cause paralysis in a child?

What can cause paralysis in a child?

Paralysis: Trauma, infection, neurologic disease, mitochondrial disorders and masses are a few considerations. ...Read more