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Had ctscan 11/19/13, and 2/6/14. The 2nd report said mesenteric lymphadenopathy remains stable, neoplastic process not excluded. Should i see oncol?
Depends on PRESENTAT: It depends on your presentation and present symptoms and any other findngs on physical examination mesenteric lymphadenitis is most commonly caused by infection which may be viral, bacterial or parasitic other causes are lumphoma, other cancers.I will advice you consult your treating doctor as you may need more tests and may be followup to establish a diagnosis before a referral is made to specialis. ...Read more
Left retroperitoneal and mesenteric lymphadenopathy in mesenteric root largest 3cm in a 69 yo woman with no symptoms. No external palpable lymph node?
Not normal but: ..Non specific. Any physical findings? Anything else on the scan? Abnormal labs? Your doc may order additional tests like a pet scan or a biopsy or may opt to take a watchful approach depending on the circumstances. Make sure he/she goes over the rationale of his strategy with you. Best to you. ...Read more
She is suffering from IC tuberculosis with pericaecal and mesenteric lymphadenopathy. What diet plan she should follow. Thanks,?
Article will help: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2813110/Get a more detailed answer ›
Ct scan - it says left-sided parapelvic cyst and it also says prominent mesenteric and retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy. What does this mean for me?
The parapelvic: Renal cyst is of no significance. The lymphadenopathy is concerning and can occur in a number of cancers (metastases/lymphoma) but can also occur in the setting of infection and autoimmune disorders. Your doctor can tell you how the lymphadenopathy is going to be evaluated. ...Read more
CT report says small lymph nodes throughout small bowel mesentery, but says no significant lymphadenopathy is seen. Normal blood work.Worried? Normal?
Lymphadenopathy: Hi, these lymph nodes could be just reactive lymph nodes, it means you possibly had some kind of inflammation in ur gut and caused the lymph nodes to react, if you have no other symptoms like night sweat, weight loss, fever then I suggest that you repeat the CT in 6 months. Good luck. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes: I presume that you mean bilateral hilar adenopathy. This means swollen lymph nodes near the center of the chest. I can be associated with both benign and malignant conditions. ...Read more
See below: Hilar adenopathy is a term used by radiologists when describing bulky tissue findings near the blood vessels of the lungs, typically seen on a chest x-ray or chest ct scan. It implies typically that there are enlarged lymph nodes present. Like any finding on an imaging study however, it must be interpreted in context of the patient. You should discuss this with the doctor that ordered the test. ...Read more
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