Top
10
Doctor insights on: Dermatopathic Lymphadenopathy

Share
1

1
Approach to a patient with lymphadenopathy?

Approach to a patient with lymphadenopathy?

It depends...: You have to tell us more than the word lymphadenopathy...This could mean many different things. Please find out the location of lymph nodes that you are concerned about and their size and tell us if they are getting bigger over time or are static? If the lymph node size is more than 1-2 cm, that would be of concern and should be checked by a doctor as to the cause, which can be: cancer or infectio. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
930 doctors shared insights

Enlarged Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Enlarged lymph nodes are a clinical finding in which the lymph nodes, which are parts of the immune system, are bigger than in a normal, healthy person. This can be caused by infections, cancers, ...Read more


2

2
What is a right internal mammary lymphadenopathy?

Substernal node diss: In previous years when large malighancies 5 cm or greater were common in medial breast , internal mammary node dissection employed by Urban. Here costochodral junctions from T2-T4 were removed with medial rt. sternum, exposing internal mammary nodes for removal This, without chemo did improve survival about 10%. if left, these nodes remained substernally eventually ulcerating sternum.i ...Read more

3

3
Does anyone know what cause bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy?

Does anyone know what cause bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy?

Links: Too long to answer here, however go to these links to read: 1) http://answers.Yahoo.Com/question/index?Qid=20100318134216aae7eif 2)http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2429031/ 3)http://www.Medscape.Com/viewarticle/460652_3. ...Read more

4

4
How do you distinguish reactive and malignant lymphadenopathy?

Bipspy: and blood testing. A frozen section biopsy specimen will be diagnostic and blood testing will be helpful. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
What is the difference between lymphadenopathy and lymphadenitis?

What is the difference between lymphadenopathy and lymphadenitis?

No difference: Both of these terms are used interchangeably. They mean that the lymph nodes are enlarged due to some pathology.You need to have a doctor to explain the reasons why the nodes are abnormal...often it is an infection in the throat in case the nodes in the neck are affected. ...Read more

6

6
How can lymphadenopathy be differentiated on clinical grounds.common causes ?

Some causes listed..: Lymphadenopathy is a term used to describe palpable lymph nodes. This usually means that the nodes are enlarged. They may or may not be pathological. The common causes are infection especially throat infections and foot infections. Cancer can affect the nodes too. What helps us to determine the cause is the size of nodes, how many are enlarged and if they are painful or painless. Tell us more.... ...Read more

7

7
What causes lymphadenopathy?

Many things: Infection is the largest issue but there is also sarcoid, lymphoma and a few other conditions. ...Read more

8

8
What does "inactive lymphadenopathy" means?

What does "inactive lymphadenopathy" means?

Not sure: Enlarged ln are usually immunologically active, ie responding to injury or infection, or part of a lymphomatous process. ...Read more

9

9
What causes retroperotaneal lymphadenopathy?

Inflammation, tumors: These are the most common causes of retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy. Lymphomas, tumors of the intestinal tract, pancreas, kidneys are tumors that may do this. Inflammation and infections may also do this. ...Read more

10

10
What is lymphadenopathy? How it is diagnosed? Is it serious condition?

What is lymphadenopathy? How it is diagnosed? Is it serious condition?

Enlarged nodes: Lymphadenopathy is a non-specific term for enlarged lymph glands. The seriousness depends on the cause of enlargement. Common causes are infections, non-infectious inflammation like sarcoidosis and tumors.You may consult this site for info, however, it would be prudent to discuss the issue with your doctor. http://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1015/p1313.html. ...Read more