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What lymph node "group" or area does lymphoma typically start at. I heard it normally starts at the callie bone or chin & grow up to size of lemon ?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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Lymphoma can involve any lymph node region.
The size is variable from normal (< 2 cm) to "huge". There are over 40 subtypes of lymphoma and individual variation in every case.

In brief: Any

Lymphoma can involve any lymph node region.
The size is variable from normal (< 2 cm) to "huge". There are over 40 subtypes of lymphoma and individual variation in every case.
Dr. Michael Thompson
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Dr. Agos Luca
Pathology

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Any group of lymph nodes can be involved by lymphoma.
Some of the more commonly involved lymph node groups include cervical (neck), supraclavicular (above the collarbone), axillary (armpit), inguinal (groin), and mediastinal (inside the chest cavity) lymph nodes. The size is variable.

In brief: Any

Any group of lymph nodes can be involved by lymphoma.
Some of the more commonly involved lymph node groups include cervical (neck), supraclavicular (above the collarbone), axillary (armpit), inguinal (groin), and mediastinal (inside the chest cavity) lymph nodes. The size is variable.
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