lymphadenopathy

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chronic abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes (usually associated with disease)

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10) Although we did not take a tissue sample from our patient's enlarged lymph nodes, the synchronous decrease in size of our patient's liver mass and lymphadenopathy provides evidence that our patient's lymph nodes were also involved with IPT.
But they did show a number of enlarged lymph nodes, which act as filters to remove infection by draining the body of fluids.
The enlarged lymph node from the porta hepatis showed diffuse effacement of its architecture.
Positron emission tomography showed the enlarged lymph nodes in the paraaortic and the psoas muscle area with mild to moderate hypermetabolism (black arrow).
The trial focused on high-risk, progressive CLL, characterized by a high degree of circulating CLL cells, enlarged lymph nodes, and median lymphocyte doubling time of 3.
2,7] Common symptoms include enlarged lymph nodes (appearing as lumps under the skin), fever, weakness, fatigue, night sweats, weight loss, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting and nerve damage that leads to numbness and weakness.
Computed tomography scan of the neck demonstrating a cluster of enlarged lymph nodes involving the left supraclavicular fossa, measuring 3.
Possible symptoms Small red spots, first behind the ears, then spreading to the face and all over the body, slight fever, and enlarged lymph nodes at the back of the neck.
Fine needle biopsy specimens from enlarged lymph nodes were processed from 20 patients.
He subsequently underwent a right hemicolectomy and showed a large tumor in the mid-ascending colon with multiple enlarged lymph nodes within the mesentery.
The group recommended that systemic antibiotics be added to topical therapy only for patients who have enlarged lymph nodes, hearing aids, or signs of general infection and for those who are immunocompromised.
CLL is characterized by proliferation of malignant white blood cells, referred to as lymphocytes, in the bone marrow, lymph nodes and spleen, which leads to an increase in white blood cell counts as well as enlarged lymph nodes and spleens in most patients.
To the Editor: Rickettsia slovaca was first isolated in 1968 in a Dermacentor marginatus tick collected in Slovakia, and serologic evidence of infection with this bacteria was reported in patients with enlarged lymph nodes and a scalp eschar after being bitten by a tick (1).
However, additional abnormalities we discovered in avian flu patients -- including fluid in the space surrounding the lungs, enlarged lymph nodes and cavities forming in the lung tissue -- were absent in patients with SARS.
2) This difficulty in differentiating between HD and TB is in large part due to the common symptoms and signs shared by both disorders, which include fever, weight loss, night sweats, cough, hepatosplenomegaly, and enlarged lymph nodes.