Cervical lymphadenopathy: cause unknown

Case contributed by David Puyó

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

Bilateral symmetrical lymph node enlargement. 

Case Discussion

Various infectious and noninfectious processes can stimulate lymph node and cause nodal growth.

CT is the primary non-invasive diagnostic technique for the study of thoracoabdominal lymphadenopathy. In the case of cervical lymphadenopathy ultrasound method is also suitable as initial.

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Case information

rID: 22420
Published: 30th Mar 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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