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Have numerous prominent lymph nodes throughout neck. Done CT Scan. Findings?

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Posted Sat, 12 Oct 2013 in Cancer
Answered by Dr. Sudhir 9 hours later
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Hello, Thanks for the question. In such cases tw

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for the question.

In such cases two diagnosis are possible.These are granulomatous infection like tuberculosis or cancer.Both can cause lung nodule and prominent lymph nodes.To differentiate among this investigations needed are few blood test, sputum test, tuberculin test and if needed biopsy and PET scan.

Seeing a doctor and getting investigations which doctor would suggest can help to diagnose the cause and also plan the treatment earlier.

Please ask if there are any more doubts.

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