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Have u ever seen dilantin induced hilar/mediastinal lymphadenopathy?

Have u ever seen dilantin induced hilar/mediastinal  lymphadenopathy?

I have not: personally seen this but I can attest that is is a RECOGNIZED ,well documented side effect of Dilantin! Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...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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Extensive mediastinal lymphadenopathy with central caseation tuberculous lymphadenopathy to be considered. pl let me know this TB disease?

Extensive mediastinal lymphadenopathy with central caseation  tuberculous lymphadenopathy to be considered. pl let me know this TB disease?

TB: Based on the information you give here, I would say this is most likely TB unless/until proven otherwise. You should certainly be under the care of a specialist (Pulmonary, Infectious Disease) for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Extra pulmonary tuberculosis Mediastinal lymphadenopathy Att in used hepatitis ?

Extra pulmonary tuberculosis 
Mediastinal  lymphadenopathy 
Att in used hepatitis 
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TB: hi, I have hard time understanding the question, if you mean that TB could affect live and causes hepatitis, the answer is yes, please re-ask the question if you need something else to know, ...Read more

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CT scan for PE (+) has comment "hilar or mediastinal lymphadenopathy is appreciated", can you please explain what this comment may mean?

CT scan for PE (+) has comment "hilar or mediastinal lymphadenopathy is appreciated", can you please explain what this comment may mean?

Lymphadenopathy: swollen, visible lymph nodes near your lungs. This requires ongoing medical evaluation and testing. ...Read more

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Diagnosis say Extra pulmonary tuberculosis Mediastinal lymphadenopathy Drug Ethambutol 800mg, levoflox 500mg it is right Medicine?

Diagnosis say Extra pulmonary tuberculosis Mediastinal  lymphadenopathy  
Drug   Ethambutol  800mg, levoflox  500mg it is right Medicine?

Not sure: This is a complicated question to answer in this format. Are you sure those are the only TB meds you've been prescribed? You're on an unusual combination of medications which makes me suspect you've been diagnosed with a resistant form of tuberculosis. Hopefully you are seeing someone who is experienced in the treatment of TB, and who can tailor therapy appropriately for this serious disease. ...Read more

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Small subpleural nodules in right upper lobe.Mild aread of fibrosis in bilateral apices.Mild mediastinal lymphadenopathy.Enlarged carinal lymph node.?

Small subpleural nodules in right upper lobe.Mild aread of fibrosis in bilateral apices.Mild mediastinal lymphadenopathy.Enlarged carinal lymph node.?

Unknown: Complete history, exposures, symptoms, etc... Would be critical. Subcarinal nodes could be sampled. In addition, depending on radiographic appearance and interpretation, could have lung biopsies as well. But, potential diagnosis is fairly large, numerous possibilities. ...Read more

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Significant mediastinal lymphadenopathy. What does this mean? This was detected during CT coronary angiography.

Significant mediastinal lymphadenopathy. What does this mean? This was detected during CT coronary angiography.

Workup: The term significant can have different meanings (lots of nodes vs. Big nodes) with many possible causes but will probably need further study. Stay in touch with your doc on this matter. Best to you, hope its nothing serious. ...Read more

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I am diagnosed with supraclavicular and superior mediastinal lymphadenopathy.Sore throat and excessive phlum. No other symptoms.please advice.

I am diagnosed with supraclavicular and superior mediastinal lymphadenopathy.Sore throat and excessive phlum. No other symptoms.please advice.

Follow Up: The lymph node enlargement is somewhat compatible with your sore throat, but it may reflect a more serious condition like cancer; lung, lymphoma, etc. Your doctor may already want to further evaluate you with imaging and blood testing so understand their concerns. ...Read more

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Result of CT scan states " findings are mediastinal lymphadenopathy and soft tissue nodules both lungs in all segments(extensive metastatic disease) "?

Very concerning...: These findings are extremely concerning and you need to discuss this with your healthcare team. You will likely undergo more tests and referrals to specialists who will provide you more detailed answers than what I am able to do. Do not delay. ...Read more

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CT-Thorax extensive mediastinal lymphadenopathy with central caseation ,tuberculous lymphadenopathy to consider skin test,blood cultural neg itisTB?

CT-Thorax  extensive mediastinal lymphadenopathy with central caseation ,tuberculous lymphadenopathy to consider skin test,blood cultural neg itisTB?

Common things common: In India, there is a high prevalence of TB. With those imaging findings, I would be very suspicious of that. Good you're en route to getting a diagnosis and treatment. Of course it could be other diseases, but TB would be at the top of my list. You are young and should be able to pull through this. Keep fighting! ...Read more