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had a scan for enlarged lymph nodes.

I don't know where to put this, I had a scan for enlarged lymph nodes. There was no mediastinal or hilar adenopathy, the scan was of my neck and chest, due to an enlarged gland under my left jaw bone, (either a lymph node or salivary gland).

" Paratracheal, pretracheal, precarinal calcified lymph nodes"
"Benign appearing lymph nodes in the axilla"
"Paired salivary glands are symmetric and normal in size and enhancement. Sub centimeter non specific cervical lymph nodes are present without adenopathy".
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replied May 22nd, 2016
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Benign enlarged lymph nodes are not worrisome. if these are extensive get the biggest one biopsied and see the histopathological evidence if that is too just inflamamtory then nothing to woryr about.

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Khan
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