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Multiple Bilateral Cervical Adenopath
What are some possible causes of bulky mediastinal lymphadenopathy(other than cancer) involving subcarinal, bilateral hilar and paratracheal nodes?
Sarcoid: could cause adenopathy in those regions, as well as other granulomatous inflammatory processes. Infectious processes such as histoplasmosis could do it. Certain chronic exposures such as berylliosis and silicosis could cause mediastinal adenopathy, but usually the history and other findings make those diagnoses more obvious. Unfortunately, lymphoma is the major consideration in most cases. ...Read more
Ct scan: cervical lymph nodes, scattered jugular posterior. Referred to rheumatology. What can this indicate?
Multiple small subcentimeter bilateral axillary, mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes are noted on CT Scan what does this mean?
Just what it says: Lymph nodes, located where they are supposed to be, visible on the CT scan and at a size that is generally considered normal. Taken out of context, it is impossible to tell you anymore than this. But even in the context of some known disease, these likely mean nothing. ...Read more
Mmmm...: All normal humans have unenlarged bilateral cervical lymph nodes, so that by itself has no special meaning. ...Read more
Nodule in l thyroid lobe with faint focal calcification, multiple enlarged lymph nodes in cervical region.Fna aspirate bloody.Risk of ca?Surgery reqrd?
Thyroid nodule: You have problem with cervical nodes and thyroid nodule. Need more information about neck nodes. Did you have biopsy of any one of those nodes? First you need ct of neck and chest for these nodes and biopsy. Also for thyroid us, thyroid scan, again fna by specialist. Your doctor and endocrinologist have to work with pathologist and surgeon if necessary. See http://doctorrajput.Com thanks. ...Read more
Multiple reactive sub-centimetric bilateral cervical, axillary & inguinal nodes with no significant FDG uptake therein, is this normal?
Likely so:: Generalized lymphadenopathy with reactive http:///bit.ly/1ECse61 http://bit.ly/1ECse61Get a more detailed answer ›
Prominent bilateral C7 transverse processes versus small hypoplastic bilateral cervical ribs, what is this?
Minor anatomic: variations in the development of the vertebra, likely of no significance. ...Read more
Ct neck shows scattered subcm short axis dimension lymph nodes anterior posterior cervical chains bilat. 2 x triple neg breast cancer surv. Biopsy?
Imaging/biopsy: You have been through a lot. Imaging with ct scan provides information and helps guide next steps, but is not diagnostic. A biopsy obtains tissue for pathology to make the diagnose of lymph node. The timing of biopsy in relation to your overall health will be best addressed between you and your doc. Take family or friend with you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had breast u/s showed multiple fibroadenomas, complex cyst and bilateral axillary lymph nodes enlargement. Painful breast+ arm with edema. Possibly?
See specialist: You have a "busy" breast and with your young age it is probably dense as well. I highly recommend you find a breast specialist who can review the films and examine you. I have several other posts on Fibroadenoma and Cystic changes (Fibrocystic) that you can review. Good luck. ...Read more
MRI neck show bilateral II & III lymph nodes 1 CM & larger. Jugulodigastric l-node 1.5 cm. leukoplakia, OSA, neck pain, migraines,Fatigue. Concern?
R/O OSA: OSA CAN BE LIFE THREATENING. The definitive test is a PSG with split night/CPAP titration. I would request copy of sleep study and get a second opinion if you are not satisfied with the options. You are young CPAP can be difficult to tolerate. ENT FOR UPP EVAL.VS HYPID SUSPENSION. PERSISTENT LYMPHADENOPATHY DEMANDS BX. If BX is - YOU NEED A RADICAL NECK DISSECTION to R/O LYMPHOMA . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cervical MRI revealed enlarged left retropharyngeal and deep cervical lymph nodes. What can cause this? Ultrasounds have been inconsistent in findings
Nodule in l thyroid vth faint focal calcification, multiple enlargd lymph nodes in l cervical regn(surgical level3).Papillary carcinoma vth metastasis?
Thyroid cancer: Did you have a biopsy? An fna (fine needle aspirate) could be performed where a thin needle is used to collect cells from the thyroid nodule. This sample is sent to a pathologist for examination. The presence of multiple nodes is concerning and deserves further workup. Hope this helps. Papillary carcinoma is common and treatable. ...Read more
MRI lumbar spine showed increased # retroperitoneal nodes largest 1.6 CM and multiple smaller ones. ? significance have history disc disease. night sweat
What are the infections and cancers associated with superior mediastinal and bilateral supraclavicular lymphadenopathy.
Lymphadenopathy: One would consider lymphoma usually they do a biopsy, then there are lung cancers ( especially if smoker or exposed to radon), TB,HIV, autoimmune disease(lupus,RA), mononucleosis,cat scratch fever,Castleman's disease,reactive lymph nodes if a persistent lung/sinus infection.Usually if they do no resolve in a month a biopsy is done. ...Read more
Hysterectomy for endometrial cancer. Now have all mediatinal lymph nodes & bilateral hilar enlarged w/virchow's node. No sarcoid. What?
Investigation&biopsy: Need evaluation & investigation , virchow's node is most likely from abdominal metastasis , can be diagnosed by simple biopsy low risk procedure , nature nodes in the chest need pet scan evaluation first or vats ( video assisted thoracic surgery ) biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a CTA of Abdomen Retroperitoneal :
Multiple sub pathologic lymph nodes the largest of which measures .68x.53cm. Lymph nodes reactive. Lymphoma?
My thyroid u/s show mild cervical lymphadenopathy small nodule inferior posterior left lobe of thyroid Additional parathyroid adenoma/lymphadenopathy?
Specialists: These findings are best evaluated by a Thyroidologist/endocrinologist collaborating with a skilled head and neck surgeon. More than likely a needle biopsy of the thyroid nodule and possibly a ct scan of the neck will be recommended. The radiologist will thoroughly review these images with the specialists. ...Read more
Ultrasound show mild cervical lymphadenopathy,small hypoechoic nodule, parathyroid adenoma and or lymphadenopathy. Help..
Possible: Reason for cervical ultrasound is palpable nodule in mid neck. mild lymphadenopathy rarely of concern and question of parathyroid adenoma is usually just adjacent to upper or lower pole of thyroid. Essential to get throid scan to see if cold or functional nodule present. If cold nodule seen and on follow up it enlarges, then resection needed at which time nodes defined. ...Read more
What does bilateral hilar lympadenopathy and mediastinal ltmphadenopathy plus esophageal thickening mean?
Go see your doctor. : You didn't give your age. Younger patients can have sarcoidosis(this is not a cancer) which can cause enlarged lymph nodes. Thickening of the wall of the esophagus could be caused by chronic inflammation like from reflux. An endoscopy(looking into the esophagus) may be needed. ...Read more
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