epitrochlear


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epitrochlear

[¦ep·ə′trō·klē·ər]
(anatomy)
Of or pertaining to a lymph node that lies above the trochlea of the elbow joint.
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Lymph node regions were described as anterior or posterior cervical, supraclavicular, submandibular, axillary, epitrochlear, inguinal or popliteal.
Upper limb involvement of Kimura's disease characteristically presents as a mass in the epitrochlear region adjacent to the major lymphatics and medial neurovascular bundle.
Epitrochlear and supraclavicular lymph nodes require further investigation, since they may be related with malignancy, even if they are smaller than 0.5 cm.
It is suggested that palpable supraclavicular, iliac and popliteal nodes, epitrochlear greater than 0.5cm, and inguinal nodes larger than 1.5 cm are abnormal.
Three days later, an ulcer developed at the site of the bite, followed by the development of swollen and tender epitrochlear lymph nodes, fever, rigors, myalgias, and drenching night sweats.
Lymph nodes examination showed a palpable left epitrochlear node, single, mobile, non-tender, 2cm in size with a firm consistency while no other nodes were palpable.
However, epitrochlear nodes larger than 0.5 cm or inguinal nodes larger than 1.5 cm should be considered abnormal.
(11) Infrequently, axillary, inguinal, and epitrochlear lymph nodes are involved.
Epitrochlear lymph nodes as marker of HIV disease in sub-Saharan Africa.
cit.) has an own interpretation of the humeral origin of the radial head of the DDF muscle, stating that it is a fibrous epicondylar tractus (in original a fibrous epitrochlear tractus) and incorrectly stating that the SDF has a strong attachment to the accessory carpal bone.
Regional lymph nodes (e.g., epitrochlear, axillary, and inguinal), if palpable, usually were <1 cm in diameter.
HEENT: TMs intact, light reflex present, no injection; clear drainage from nose; erythematous, exudate on tonsils; neck supple; nodes--palpable posterior and anterior cervical; occipital and epitrochlear.