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Can normochromic normocytic cause lymphadenopathy(generalized or localized)?

Can normochromic normocytic cause lymphadenopathy(generalized or localized)?

You are mixed up: Normocytic normochromic are terms sued to describe normal red cells. That has no real connection with Lymph node enlargment unless you have Anemia which can certainly be associated with certain diseases of Lymph nodes, like Lymphoma. If your nodes are getting progressively larger, then your doctor needs to find the cause....this may require a biopsy of the lymph node as well as of the bone marrow. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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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


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Hi. Is lymphadenopathy in ars generalized or it can be localized (e.g. right submandibular gland)? Is it possible non itchy ars rash at 7wks post?

Hi. Is lymphadenopathy in ars generalized or it can be localized (e.g. right submandibular gland)? Is it possible non itchy ars rash at 7wks post?

Generalized: ARS lymphadenopathy is generalized, never localized to one area such as the submandibular area. And 7 weeks is much too long for an ARS rash, which always occurs (along with other symptoms, including lymphadenopathy) within a couple of weeks of infection. ...Read more

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What causes lymphadenopathy?

What causes lymphadenopathy?

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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