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Could I have a neck tumor or a lymph node from cancer elsewhere if large?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: You have a lump in

Your neck? You might be right, it could be a lymph node, a lot depends on where, and how long it has been there.
The possibillities include congenital cysts, thyroid enlargements, tumors and benign, and nodes. Nodes can be infectious or inflammatory, or intrinsic lymphoma, or regional or distant cancer. An exam and possibly imaging and biopsy may be needed.

In brief: You have a lump in

Your neck? You might be right, it could be a lymph node, a lot depends on where, and how long it has been there.
The possibillities include congenital cysts, thyroid enlargements, tumors and benign, and nodes. Nodes can be infectious or inflammatory, or intrinsic lymphoma, or regional or distant cancer. An exam and possibly imaging and biopsy may be needed.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: That or infection

Enlarged lymph nodes in the neck may be due to tumor in the head and neck area or even in the chest or abdomen.
However, there may be a more benign explanation, such as infection in the mouth, throat or in the lymph node itself.

In brief: That or infection

Enlarged lymph nodes in the neck may be due to tumor in the head and neck area or even in the chest or abdomen.
However, there may be a more benign explanation, such as infection in the mouth, throat or in the lymph node itself.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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