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Scan shows hilar lymph node. Enlarged lymph node. Mediastinal lymph nodes present. What does it mean?

I do not understand these results. Can you please help me. Subcentimeter short axis diameter hilar lymph node. In subcarnial region there is an area of some mildly hetergenous hypodensity measuring 2.5 x 1.7 cm. some appears to be fluid though some suggestion of and undelying enlarged lymph node in this position. other wise subcentermeter mediastinal lymph nodes present
Asked On : Sun, 11 Nov 2012
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Hi, welcome to HCM
subcentimetric lymph nodes means there is some infection in lung fields, but it is not significant. For any lymphnode to be significant it should be more than 1 cm.
It will be more helpful , if you can upload your complete report. Otherwise you should contact your radiologist , he/she will explain you in details.
Thanking you.
Answered: Wed, 14 Nov 2012
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