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An oncologist on this site told me there are no lymph nodes in the arm there for the ct scan to show lymph nodes would not need to have my arms in the scan. I looked it up there are lymph nodes in the elbow area so why didnt the ct scan include the arms w

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics

In brief: Test expectations

May be there was misunderstanding as the lymph nodes are present throughout your body.
It depends upon what your doctors want to see in a particular test or imaging study. Pl discuss with your oncologist about need for these tests at your next appointment. Feel better

In brief: Test expectations

May be there was misunderstanding as the lymph nodes are present throughout your body.
It depends upon what your doctors want to see in a particular test or imaging study. Pl discuss with your oncologist about need for these tests at your next appointment. Feel better
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
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