lymphadenopathy

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Related to Acute lymphadenitis: Mesenteric lymphadenitis, cervical lymphadenitis

lymphadenopathy

[‚lim‚fad·ən′äp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Enlargement or disease of lymph nodes.
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Those patients with acute lymphadenitis who have already recovered after antibiotic treatment and did not require a diagnostic biopsy were excluded from the study.
The present study of 196 patients clinically diagnosed with cervical lymphadenopathy cytomorphologically showed tuberculous lymphadenitis as a most frequent 109 (55.61%) cause of lymphadenopathy followed by chronic non-specific lymphadenitis 49 (25.00%), metastatic carcinoma 21 (10.71%), acute lymphadenitis 15 (7.65%), and lymphoma 2 (1.02%).
Of the 34 cases, 3 cases were acute lymphadenitis, 19 cases were chronic lymphadenitis, and 12 cases were reactive lymphadenitis.

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