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Can a swollen lymph node on child's lower abdomen be felt( not groin)?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Not if...

...due to Mesenteric Adenitis (enlargement of lymph nodes in abdominal mesentery) is commonly seen in conditions that mimic acute appendicitis.
When accompanied by inflammation of the ileum, & crohn's disease has been excluded, consider bacterial infection caused by yersinia enterocolitica, campylobacter, salmonella. Adenitis may also reflect non-GI inflammatory processes in the abdomen or pelvis.

In brief: Not if...

...due to Mesenteric Adenitis (enlargement of lymph nodes in abdominal mesentery) is commonly seen in conditions that mimic acute appendicitis.
When accompanied by inflammation of the ileum, & crohn's disease has been excluded, consider bacterial infection caused by yersinia enterocolitica, campylobacter, salmonella. Adenitis may also reflect non-GI inflammatory processes in the abdomen or pelvis.
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