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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Hilar Adenopathy

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What is hilar adenopathy?

What is hilar adenopathy?

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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What does hilar bilar adenopathy mean medically?

What does hilar bilar adenopathy mean medically?

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

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My husband has a shorty mediastinal adenopathy. Is this something to worry about. Had neck cancer 1 year ago had treatments and surgery ?

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 more

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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

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 more

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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?

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

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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?

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