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Is A 2 Cm Paratracheal Lymph Node Large
Size not important: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Not really: Lymph nodes are not considered swollen or enlarged unless they are bigger than one CM(>10 mm). But watch out, Intramammary lymph nodes can be a tumor as well. So this needs to be followed over the next 6 months either with repeat Ultrasound or a mammogram to make sure that it is not getting bigger in size(growing, which may imply that it is more likely to be breast cancer nodule). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause a solitary slightly enlarged paratracheal lymph node to remain enlarged 11mm for 2 years? Malignancy?
Malignancy: highly unlikely with 2 years of stability. 11mm is only marginally enlarged, if it otherwise looks normal, probably just an outlier under the normal distribution curve. ...Read more
It's not THAT big: "Enlarged" is a matter of opinion. Any why do you ask? Unless you feel obviously sick, or a lymph node in your neck is rock-hard, fixed to surronding structures that it shouldn't be, or oversized enough for everybody to notice, it's your friend. It's helping you stay healthy. Leave it alone and stop worrying. I'm had a 1.5 cm submental node since med school. ...Read more
Level 1 lymph node 1.2 cm w/ hila small punctate foci hypervascular fna show reactive inflam node found out have 2 molar abcesses can this cause ?
Yes: Any inflammation in the area drained by a lymph node can lead to enlargement of the node. It may take weeks to months for the lymph node to subside after successful treatment of the infection. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Echo character: Tells very little. It is usually used to aid in finding the node to perform an aspiration. Hypechoic zone can indicate solid or fluid filled space. Size would help, but only cells, and in lymphoma, perhaps an excisional biopsy and test for gene re-arrangements would help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is enlarged aortocaval lymph node measuring 6mm in diameter also suspicious can that be a cancer ??
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Ct Pet brown fat in neck/ mediastinum near small lymph node difficult to know if node hypermetabolic SUV low in node not enlarged. SIGNIFICANCE?
Ultrasound neck: Lymph node small size usually mitigates against neoplasm. An easy way of following lymph node would be ultrasound in a month to see if node enlarges or is stable in size. Tumors usually grow with time. ...Read more
Is this a lymph node or breast tissue: circumscribed hypoechoic mass with central hyperechoic focus measuring 10x8x7mm in right axilla... ?
Need follow up: By your doctor , if it is in axilla it is most likely a lymph node , ( where they are supposed to be and normal ) some times breast tissue will have lymph nodes which need closes follow up , to rule out it is not some thing serious , go to your doctor for regular follow up. ...Read more
Should I be concerned. I have 2 hypoechoic solid exophytic nodules with increased blood flow 1.5-1 CM &isthmus is 8 mm &small submandibular lymph node?
Need followup: Sounds like you need additional followup. If these are thyroid nodules then the next thing to know would be if they are functional (producing thyroid hormone) or not, that is usually done with a nuclear medicine scan. Also, a biopsy may be necessary. I wouldn't lose sleep over it, but certainly don't ignore it. Call the doctor who ordered this test and follow up. ...Read more
Ct scan showed 1.4x1.4 CM ill defined mass right hilum.Too small to biopsy? 2.5cmx1.5 CM lymph node between aorta and IVC below renal hilum.concerns?
Thyroid /neck ultrasound ,there is an underlying 10 mm lymph node with non specific appearance . Is 10 mm big lymph node?
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