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Prominent Cervical Lymph Nodes Are Present Bilaterally With Slightly Reduced Echogenicity Up To 6mm In Short Axis
Neck MRI shows "small cervical lymph nodes noted bilaterally prominent at level II with preserved helium". What does this mean?
Sounds normal.: We all have lymph nodes in our neck. Sometimes they get a little "prominent". The "preserved hilum" is a good thing because it means the lymph node looks normal otherwise. If there were no other findings, then this is OK. ...Read more
What would cause a 4mm hypoechoic nodule in left lobe of thyroid gland, along with prominent bilateral cervical lymph nodes as found in a neck US?
Thyroid cyst: It sounds like you have a simple thyroid cyst and possiblt a couple of reactive nodes that may be within normal. Why did you have an ultrasound? 4mm cysts is not palpable. I would recommend regular 6-12 month follow up. it is low risk for neoplastic pathology based on your description. ...Read more
Can you help interpret u/s of cervical nodes? "None appear pathologically enlarged.Short axis is 3mm in all nodes. impression:Bil reactive size nodes"
Parotid mass 7.5 x 4mm heterogeneous, mulitple lymph nodes in right neck largest 8.5 mm short axis, homogeneous.what does this mean. pain in face on r?
This is serious: If this was me, it would get biopsied without delay. ...Read more
What can cause prominent lymphnodes in the medistatitin? Is 10x17mm very big? Aorticopulmanary window lymphnodes 7.5x17mm. Are those normal size or s
Cervical chain lymph node 3.8 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm. Upper limits normal size cervical chain lymph nodes in the region of concern. These are likely reactive.
Reactive: When a lymph node is determined to be reactive, that usually means that it doesn't have the appearance of something cancerous. It would be good for you to follow up with your doc to make sure, though. Hope this helps! ...Read more
5 yr old has lymph nodes multiplying on sides of neck (cervical) with a couple increasing in size. US shows some cervical thickening and hypoechotic. ?
Size, soft, how long: Lymph nodes in a 5 y/o are very common. In a overwhelming majority, they are a reaction to an infection, viral, or bacterial , and requires NO treatment. But the size, consistency, and rapidity at which they enlarge are important. If they are 1 inch n diameter or more, if it is rock hard, or if it is enlarging very rapidly ( in a matter of days), then he needs to be examined by a specialist. ...Read more
In my Lumbar MRI, it reported "Incidentally noted tiny enlarged retroperitoneal lymph nodes; all measuring under 5 mm short axis diameter"?
Just as it says-: -like"O by the way " we noticed these nodes. Said that way as it was not the reason the MRI was done. It does not imply that U should not worry. They may B related 2 a prior infection or could B sentinel nodes from a tumor. They need 2 B evaluated & find the cause 4 their presence! ...Read more
Mass at medial end right clavicle, hypodensity with clear boarders with centeral hyperechogenicity and no vascular flow. Most likely lymph node.
Worried of lymphoma 9months palpable lymphnodes in anterior triangle both sides of neck none more than 4mm ovoid thin hypoechoic one occipital 9x6x3mm?
Need a biopsy: Unfortunately, the presence of lymph nodes themselves tells u only that there's a problem. It could be a (viral) infection, but u r right to b worried about lymphoma. The symptoms of viruses & lymphoma overlap (wt loss, fever, not feeling well). Some lymphomas r caused by viruses. The quickest way to know is to biopsy 1 of the glands; it should be EZ, TTY surgeon. Procedure is relatively pain-free ...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
In CT Scan report : Few small subcentimeter sized mildly enhancing mesenteric and para-aortic lymphnodes are noted. Is this cause to cancer?
Patchy infiltration with fibrotic changes are seen in both lungs more marked in upper right lobe , costophrenic angles, heart and bony cage are norma ?
Seems benign : These are chronic, long-standing changes. Why was the x-Ray taken - for "routine checkup" or did you have symptoms, like a cough? Have you had a TB test? It would be best to have your physician advise you. The x-ray findings don't seem problematic (therefore, they seem benign). But ultimately, it does depend on your symptoms & the reason the test was ordered. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Mass in r knee, groin and neck. Frequent vomiting. High RBC hemoglobin and hemocritic. Multiple prominent lymph nodes in Central mesentery?
High hemoglobin, Multiple lymph nodes: Polycythemia is a condition that occurs when the bone marrow produces an abnormal and excessive amount of red blood cells and platelets in the blood. The abnormal increase of red blood cells in the blood can cause the blood to thicken and clot. There are several forms of polycythemia—primary polycythemia, secondary polycythemia, and stress polycythemia—and each form has its own set of causes. ...Read more
I have a well defined ovoid hyperechoic focus with a central hyperechoic hilum in the left lateral chest wall ? Lymph node measuring 9mm in diameter c
Question? Diagnosis?: Not sure of your question, but I surmise you want a diagnosis (you want to know what this IS). Without symptoms & physical exam (pictures), it is impossible to know. Even knowing symptoms & appearance, sometimes the ultrasound is not definitive enough to give a diagnosis. See a surgeon for a biopsy; this may be a lipoma (benign fatty growth) or a lymphoma (benign or malignant, both types exist). ...Read more
Thoughts on 1.4 cm isoechoic thyroid nodule with peripheral calcification and moderate blood flow. Also round lymph node on other side of neck?
Consult Endocrinedoc: An Endocrinologist is the best doctor to guide you in this matter. This thyroid nodule needs close follow up and will likely require a FNAC(needle biopsy) to confirm the diagnosis. But you have sometime to find the right doctor. Such nodules are slow to change, so a follow up evaluation in 6 mo may be another alternative which I am sure your present doctor would have offered as one of your choices ...Read more
What do these neck ultrasound results mean?
Normal sized thyroid, with diffuse parenchymal disease
Cervical lymphadenopathy, posterior and deep
Thyroid scan.: It means there is something going on in the thyroid and the lymphadenopathy may be related. Discuss with Dr. who ordered test. ...Read more
Breast ultsound reports a prominent lymph node 7mm on short axis, retains normal echogenic hilum,prominent retroareolar duct. What follow up is needed?
Why did you get one: At your age mammograms are not recommended unless you have a high risk to develop breast Cancer. So tell us the history and what did your doctor advise you to do next? From my perspective, I do not find these changes alarming. Recheck with mammography is discretionary depending on your family history and risk factor/s. ...Read more
2.2 cm lymph node in groin. US showed abnormal structure, small hilum, thickened cortex. Can any disease process cause node to look like that?
Can sinus infect (confirmed xr) cause slightly enlarged bilat posterior cervical lymph in children? All smaller than 1cm, how long till they shrink back
Definitely: Some glands will resolve when infection clears up.Others stay longer for months and years. Remember, children get colds several times a year and on top of it get ear infection, throat infection etc , thus lymph nodes stay swollen/enlarged much longer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers