lymph gland


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Lymph gland obstruction of the airways is commonly clearly visible on a CXR.
Medical anthropologist Sidney Ross Singer and his colleagues theorized that conventional brassieres may contribute to the development of breast cancer because they constrict the lymph glands, which are the "garbage collectors" of the body.
As there are many possible reasons for enlarged lymph glands in children, further tests were required to find the cause,' Mr Adler explained.
But the Neath-born star has now spoken of his fears as he prepares to have his lymph gland removed, six months after discovering the lump.
There is a lymph gland in exactly this position which can enlarge with an infection.
Speaking to the Irish Mirror yesterday she said: "A couple of weeks back I found a lump in my neck, it was my lymph gland which was swollen.
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2011 at Stobhill Hospital in Glasgow and went on to have a lumpectomy, lymph gland removal and then a mastectomy at the Western, followed by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and Herceptin at the Beatson Oncology unit.
Mistakes can occur in operations such as removing a lymph gland or a hernia as hospital staff must draw on the patient to indicate which side is to be operated on.
The New Start technique allows surgeons to trace the sentinel node - the main lymph gland - using a small dose of radioactivity to determine whether the cancer has spread.
The new probe will cut the number of invasive lymph gland procedures by up to 60 per cent.
Yesterday, we reported how the player, who is recovering from a major operation to remove a lymph gland from his neck, has been told there is a chance the disease may have spread.
The popular player, who is recovering from a major operation to remove the entire lymph gland from his neck, has been told there is a chance the disease may have spread elsewhere in his body.
Treatment: If necessary, the diagnosis can be confirmed by a biopsy (removal of a small sample of tissue for microscopic analysis) of the swollen lymph gland and by the result of a skin test.