Mediastinal lymph node enlargement

Mediastinal lymph node enlargement can occur from a wide range of pathologies. It may occur on its own in association with other lung pathology.


The spectrum of conditions than can result in mediastinal lymphadenopathy is exhaustive and includes:

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rID: 30544
System: Chest
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Mediastinal lymphadenopathy
  • Differential of intrathoracic nodal enlargement
  • Mediastinal lymph node enlargement - differential diagnosis
  • Mediastinal lymphadenopathy - differential diagnosis
  • Differential diagnosis of mediastinal lymphadenopathy
  • Intrathoracic nodal enlargement

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    Case 1: sarcoidosis
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    Case 2: mediastinal large B cell lymphoma
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    Case 3: lung cancer
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