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Doctor insights on: Lymph Nodes Chest X Ray

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Xray Of Chest (Definition)

A chest x-ray is the basic radiographic study for evaluation of the heart and lungs. It usually consists of 2 views: postero-anterior and lateral. The image is now usually acquired digitally with the sensor placed against the front of the chest for the pa view and on the left side of the chest for the lateral view. Pneumonia, heart enlargement, CHF and many other ...Read more


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Are cancerous lymph nodes typically identifiable on a chest x-ray?

Are cancerous lymph nodes typically identifiable on a chest x-ray?

Not always: A typical chest xray is not very sensitive in finding abnormal lymph nodes. The best radiographic tests are chest cat scan and pet/cat scan when indicated. ...Read more

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Do enlarged supraclavicular lymph nodes show up on a chest X-ray?

Do enlarged supraclavicular lymph nodes show up on a chest X-ray?

Unlikely: While possible in a slim patient with a Very enlarged supraclavicular node, normally the chest x-ray would look unremarkable and you'd need a chest CT to identify this finding. ...Read more

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If you have a large swollen lymph node above clavicle will it show up on chest x ray?

If you have a large swollen lymph node above clavicle will it show up on chest x ray?

No: Xrays are not very good for looking at lymph nodes outside of the chest. A ct (computerized tomography scan) has a much higher sensitivity for looking at lymph nodes inside and outside of your chest. ...Read more

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Have a few pinhead mobile lymph nodes in two diff regions of the neck. CBC labs and chest x-rays normal, should I still be worried?

Have a few pinhead mobile lymph nodes in two diff regions of the neck. CBC labs and chest x-rays normal, should I still be worried?

Not really: Tiny lymph nodes are usually quiescent and most commonly represent reaction to present or past inflammatory process. They most commonly are benign. ...Read more

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Does a chest xray show all lymph nodes in chest, clavicle and neck?

Does a chest xray show all lymph nodes in chest, clavicle and neck?

No: They are blocked in certain views due to the presence od the boney chest cavity. If suspected a ct of the chest would be all revealing a chest x-ray does not include the neck. ...Read more

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Would swollen lymph nodes under armpit show up in a chest xray?

Would swollen lymph nodes under armpit show up in a chest xray?

Imaging studies: They might, but interpretation might be difficult depending upon their size. Ct scan would be much more valuable. ...Read more

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Bloods normal, spleen&liver normal, lymph nodes in neck, groin, armpits normal and chest xray normal. Any chance of having lymphoma still? Worried :(

Bloods normal, spleen&liver normal, lymph nodes in neck, groin, armpits normal and chest xray normal. Any chance of having lymphoma still? Worried :(

Probably not: Unlikely, since everything you report here appears normal. The main question is what exactly makes you worry and what made you think of lymphoma? If there are other symptoms and signs of concern than you should discuss them with your doctor. ...Read more

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If i had a CBC and chest xray in december and they were clear, should I be concerned of swollen lymph nodes in my neck? What could be causing them?

If i had a CBC and chest xray in december and they were clear, should I be concerned of swollen lymph nodes in my neck? What could be causing them?

Lymphadenopathy: Multiple enlarged lymph nodes in the neck can be residual of a viral illness but they should shrivel over time. In my experience this is more common in younger patients. In adults, if they don't recede or if they enlarge further a biopsy is often done to see what the pathology is. A normal CBC and chest xray isn't enough to rule out some diseases. Follow up with your md. ...Read more

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