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Treatments For Hilar Adenopathy
My husband was told last night that he posibliy has hilar adenopathy in his lungs what does that mean?
Refers to: swelling of lymph nodes in the center of the lung fields. ...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
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
I have been diagnosed with distal colonic diverticulosis without divertiulitis. No adenopathy is evident.What are the treatment options for this?
Mediastinal adenopathy & left hilar adenopathy only with NO other symptoms other than adult onset asthma 4 months ago?could this be cancer 51nonsmoker
My husband has a shorty mediastinal adenopathy. Is this something to worry about. Had neck cancer 1 year ago had treatments and surgery ?
Need to know: "Shotty" mediastinal lymphadenopathy sounds like an X-ray, CT-scan, or MRI reading. Get a copy of the films, take them to his oncologist, and make sure he explains the possibilities. Comparison with previous exams might be extremely helpful. If a radiologist is available to look at these with you, that would help, too. They might be cancer, but the might be inflammatory (harmless). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mediastinal adenopathy & left hilar adenopathy only with NO other symptoms other than adult onset asthma 4 months ago?could this be cancer 51nonsmoker, clean mamagram 2, please what else could it be
There are a number: of causes of mediastinal adenopathy. Inflammatory processes, infections, sarcoid and other granulomatous processes, to name a few. Unfortunately, lymphoma and other neoplasms can do it too. You need to follow-up with your physician to determine the cause of the adenopathy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My CT shows a 9.5 CM left hilar node with a low attenuation center. Report adds No mediastinal adenopathy is seen. Could you explain probable meaning?
Hard to tell...: ..without more information. It is good they did not see a lung mass or enlarged nodes in the mediastinum (the space between the lungs), but a 9 cm. hilar node (the area where the blood vessels enter the lung) is pretty big. A scan is usually done with a specific purpose so I suggest you talk to the physician who ordered it and discuss its implications and what's next for U. Hope it's nothing bad. ...Read more
I had endometrial cancer in 9/2012. I have thyroid goiter with nodules, virchow's node, mediastinal and bilateral hilar adenopathy. Could it be thyroid cancer?
Hi my mother had got the CT scan for chest report summary: bilateral hilar adenopathy (non specific?)
what does it mean? And how can we cure?
Sarcoidoisis?: There are several causes for enlargement of the lymph nodes in the region in which the trachea (air tube) divides into main stem bronchi (smaller air tubes). Sometimes this can be caused by a condition known as sarcoidosis, but this may not be what your mom has. This should be discussed with her doctor at length and if you are not satisfied and haven't seen a pulmonologist, request a consult. ...Read more
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