lymph gland


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Most children with airway compression caused by TB lymph gland enlargement will respond favourably to medical treatment.
The days of removing lymph glands from breast cancer patients 'just in case' is over as a groundbreaking surgical technique pioneered in Wales is launched UK-wide.
'As there are many possible reasons for enlarged lymph glands in children, further tests were required to find the cause,' Mr Adler explained.
Two-and-a-half years ago he was diagnosed with a very rare, very aggressive lymph gland cancer called acute T-cell lymphoblastic leukaemia - which is in effect a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
The new probe will cut the number of invasive lymph gland procedures by up to 60 per cent.
Mrs Whitfield, who has the Echo read to her every day by her daughter Pam Dudley because of her cataracts, endured a nine-hour operation at the University Hospital of Wales to take away her tongue and right lymph gland. And just a month after her ordeal our article on Stephen - who is raising funds for other cancer sufferers - was just the tonic to help her face the future.
Every year in the region 300 people are diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) - one of the most common forms of lymph gland cancer - and even with the best treatment they have only a 50pc survival rate.
The 37-year-old mother of three from Cardiff is now awaiting the results of tests this week after having surgery to remove a tumour and part of her lymph gland.
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.
Another possibility is that it is an enlarged lymph gland. They are under your arm and are important in fighting off infections.
The new probe could cut the number of invasive lymph gland procedures by up to 60 per cent.
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.
Rarer causes include a lymph gland tumour, Hodgkin's Disease, or leukaemia.
The doctor told me that it was the poison travelling up my arm through the lymph gland and it would have reached my heart within 48 hours and killed me."