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What's the meaning of fibrotic lymph nodes ?

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Dr. Anuj Malik
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Scarred Lymph node

When a lymph node is affected by infection or tumor or trauma, it can undergo scarring like any other part of the body and this is called fibrous lymph node if scarring is seen on biopsy.

In brief: Scarred Lymph node

When a lymph node is affected by infection or tumor or trauma, it can undergo scarring like any other part of the body and this is called fibrous lymph node if scarring is seen on biopsy.
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Live Node scar

This is an old scar and is not inflammatory, but may suggest previous information and then scarring.
Is not diagnostic of a specific problem Thanks

In brief: Live Node scar

This is an old scar and is not inflammatory, but may suggest previous information and then scarring.
Is not diagnostic of a specific problem Thanks
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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Done fighting

Lymph enlargement is usually the result of the body's immune response to an invader. Once the battle is over, the only thing left is just a scar.

In brief: Done fighting

Lymph enlargement is usually the result of the body's immune response to an invader. Once the battle is over, the only thing left is just a scar.
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