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I have enlarged lymph nodes in axilla, retroperitoneal and pelvic area in groin. 2 cm largest with suv 8 being the maximum. ? Feelings

I have enlarged lymph nodes in axilla, retroperitoneal and pelvic area in groin. 2 cm largest with suv 8 being the maximum.   ? Feelings

Possible lymphoma: The presence of lymph nodes that can be palpated in axilla would lead to evaluation of other sites as seen on CAT scan. This procedure must have been ordered to see if other nodal areas were involved as in retroperitoneum. Since there are many causes of multiple areas of enlarged nodes, dx must be determined by bx. Aspiration of no value since architecture of nodes required for proper dx. ...Read more

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What do small hard lymph nodes in the pelvic area indicate?

What do small hard lymph nodes in the pelvic area indicate?

Infection?: Can possibly mean infection or inflammation in the surrounding area. Shaving or waxing can even cause those lymph nodes to swell. Skin rashes, even something as serious as an std. It's probably a good idea to be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if you have lymph nodes in your pelvic area?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes are everywhere and "taste" the lymph to see if there bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge/hard in response to the inflammation created when they react. ...Read more

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How many lymph nodes are in the pelvic region? That question is still not answered by these responses. Thank you.

Varies per person: Females tend to have higher numbers of pelvic lymph nodes than males. Anatomical studies related to cancer spread have found that most people have at least 25-50 lymph nodes in their pelvic region but it depends in part on the nature of their disease. Inflammatory and infectious diseases tend to increase the number of lymph nodes in a region. Hope this helps ...Read more

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Is it possible for pelvic lymph nodes enlarge because endometriosis?

Endo & Nodes: I am not aware of endometriosis causing lymph node enlargement. Pelvic lymph nodes, you mean groin nodes that are palpable? Causes could be std, malignancy or normal. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Where are lymph nodes in abdomen and pelvis?

Where are lymph nodes in abdomen and pelvis?

Many places: In general, they are near blood vessels - such as the aorta. In colon cancer, for example, the nodes are right next to the colon, but extend around the blood vessels of the colon. ...Read more

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Slow growing and painless lymph nodes in groin area had a cythscope it was normal besides bright red patches on bladder wall no biopsy sever pelvic pn?

Slow growing and painless lymph nodes in groin area had a cythscope it was normal besides bright red patches on bladder wall no biopsy sever pelvic pn?

Urologist: The best and perhaps the only person who can answer this is the urologist who performed the procedure. If you have difficulty communicating with them you can request a second opinion and the new doctor can communicate with the first. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello i had a cat scan done on pelvic and abdoan done today the are looking at lymph nodes what does lyphoma orlung cancer look like on cat scan?

Hello i had a cat scan done on pelvic and abdoan done today  the are looking at lymph nodes what does lyphoma orlung cancer look like on cat scan?

A mass.: Lymph nodes are scattered throughout the body and are normal structures. They should not be larger than 1 cm in diameter. Lymph nodes that contain metastatic disease, or lymph nodes containing lymphoma, are detected on a cat scan based on size over 1 cm. A pet/ct has an additional criterion, increased glucose uptake, to suggest cancer. ...Read more

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