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*  Lymph node biopsy
... is a test in which a lymph node or a piece of a lymph node is removed for examination under a microscope (see ... The lymph nodes also try to trap cancer cells. The test is used to help determine the cause of lymph node enlargement (swollen ... It may also determine whether tumors in the lymph node are cancerous or noncancerous. Enlarged lymph nodes may be caused by a ... biopsy). The lymphatic system is made up of several lymph nodes connected by lymph vessels. The nodes produce white blood cells ...
*  Jugulodigastric lymph node
The jugulodigastric lymph node is a large node found in the proximity of where the posterior belly of the digastric muscle ... Enlarged jugulodigastric lymph nodes are also commonly found in tonsillitis. Worzala, Katherine; Dale Berg (2006). Atlas of ... Enlarged tender jugulodigastric nodes, if accompanying exudative pharyngitis, is likely to be of Streptococcal etiology. ...
*  Male breast cancer
... to 1 to 3 axillary lymph nodes and/or tiny amounts of cancer are found in internal mammary lymph nodes on sentinel lymph node ... Size of the lesion and lymph node involvement determine prognosis; thus small lesions without lymph node involvement have the ... or It has spread to 1 to 3 axillary lymph nodes, and tiny amounts of cancer are found in internal mammary lymph nodes on ... or Tiny amounts of cancer are found in internal mammary lymph nodes on sentinel lymph node biopsy (N1b), but not in distant ...
*  Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma
... is a mature T-cell lymphoma of blood or lymph vessel immunoblasts characterized by a polymorphous lymph node infiltrate showing ... Due to the systemic nature of this disease, neoplastic cells can be found in lymph nodes, liver, spleen, skin, and bone marrow ... The normal architecture of a lymph node is partially effaced by a polymorphous infiltrate and residual follicles are commonly ...
*  Castleman's disease
Castleman disease, also known as giant lymph node hyperplasia, lymphoid hamartoma, or angiofollicular lymph node hyperplasia, ... lymph node changes at only a single site. Enlarged lymph nodes in the chest can press on the windpipe (trachea) or smaller ... lymph node features, including reactive lymph node hyperplasia, autoimmune disorders, and malignancies. Multicentric ... Lymph node abnormalities and organ dysfunction in Castleman disease are caused by excessive secretion of cytokines. IL-6 is the ...
*  Femoral canal
The femoral canal contains efferent lymphatic vessels and a lymph node embedded in a small amount of areolar tissue. It is ... anterior to the superior pubic ramus Medially by the lacunar ligament Laterally by the femoral vein It contains the lymph node ...
*  Monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis
... no enlarged lymph nodes or enlarged liver and/or spleen or other indications of a lymphoproliferative disorder. MBL has been ...
*  Mouse models of breast cancer metastasis
"Cytogenetic comparison of primary tumors and lymph node metastases in breast cancer patients". Genes, Chromosomes and Cancer. ... "Intratumor genomic heterogeneity in breast cancer with clonal divergence between primary carcinomas and lymph node metastases ... breast cancer cells demonstrates genetically related diploid and aneuploid subpopulations in primary tumors and lymph node ...
*  Cisterna chyli
Scheme showing relative positions of primary lymph sacs. Deep lymph nodes and vessels of the thorax and abdomen (diagrammatic ... There it forms the beginning of the primary lymph vessel, the thoracic duct, which transports lymph and chyle from the abdomen ... Lymphatic system István Rusznyák; Mihály Földi; György Szabó (3 September 2013). Lymphatics and Lymph Circulation: Physiology ... is a dilated sac at the lower end of the thoracic duct in most mammals into which lymph from the intestinal trunk and two ...
*  Guinea pig maximisation test
The test has been largely superseded by the murine local lymph node assay. D.A. Basketter and E.W. Scholes reviewed them in ... Comparison of the local lymph node assay with the guinea-pig maximization test for the detection of a range of contact ... "The Murine Local Lymph Node Assay (LLNA) is the first-choice method for in vivo testing. Only in exceptional circumstances ...
*  Jejunum
... there are a few jejunal lymph nodes suspended in its mesentery. The jejunum has many large circular folds in its submucosa ... Once absorbed, nutrients (with the exception of fat, which goes to the lymph) pass from the enterocytes into the enterohepatic ...
*  Groin
A chain of superficial inguinal lymph nodes drain to the deep nodes. In a venography procedure, the groin is the preferred site ... In the groin, underneath the skin, there are three to five deep inguinal lymph nodes that play a role in the immune system. ...
*  Northwest Biotherapeutics
... are then injected under the skin near lymph nodes. The dendritic cells then travel to the local lymph node where the dendritic ... they are ready for injection under the skin near the selected lymph node(s). Note that there are roughly 500 different lymph ... There, the dendritic cells are expected to scavenge tumor proteins, and then find their way to the local lymph node for ... and carried to the lymph nodes to excite still more B and T-Cells. This cycle repeats, spiraling upward and then leveling off ...
*  Urinary bladder
The majority of these vessels drain into the external iliac lymph nodes. The bladder receives motor innervation from both ... The lymph drained from the bladder begins in a series of networks throughout the mucosal, muscular and serosal layers. These ...
*  Metastasis suppressor
Super natural killer cells' destroy cancer in lymph nodes to halt metastasis". Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence. Newsletter. ...
*  Susan C. Baker
This disease also affects skin, mucous membranes, and the body's lymph nodes. Baker's lab is investigating the possibility of a ...
*  Georges André Kohn
They all later had their axillary lymph nodes surgically removed for study. In April 1945 the British Army was advancing ...
*  Impetigo
Lymph nodes in the affected area may be swollen, but fever is rare. Touching or scratching the sores may easily spread the ... Ecthyma may be accompanied by swollen lymph nodes in the affected area. Impetigo is primarily caused by Staphylococcus aureus, ...
*  High endothelial venules
MECA-79 mAb inhibits lymphocyte emigration through HEVs into lymph nodes in vivo and lymphocyte adhesion to lymph node and ... When an APC, such as a dendritic cell, binds a foreign antigen it becomes activated and moves into the lymph nodes (sites for ... Naïve T cells in the circulation regularly move through the lymph nodes via HEV in order to scan the APC for foreign antigens. ... HEVs enable lymphocytes circulating in the blood to directly enter a lymph node (by crossing through the HEV). In humans, HEVs ...
*  Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Enlarged lymph nodes may cause lumps to be felt under the skin when they are close to the surface of the body. Lymphomas in the ... Symptoms include enlarged lymph nodes, fever, night sweats, weight loss, and tiredness. Other symptoms may include bone pain, ... Symptoms include enlarged lymph nodes, fever, night sweats, weight loss, and feeling tired. Other symptoms may include bone ... Diagnosis is by examination of a bone marrow or lymph node biopsy. Medical imaging is done to help with cancer staging. ...
*  Histoplasma duboisii
Dissemination to lymph nodes and visceral organs is associated with high mortality. The ability of yeast cells to multiply ... Secondary infections of the skin, subcutaneous tissues and the lymph nodes in the form of small papules and ulcerative ...
*  Small-cell carcinoma
In general, if the tumor is confined to one lung and the lymph nodes close to that lung, the cancer is said to be LS. If the ... It appears to occur in only one or more lymph nodes, and nowhere else in the body. Treatment is similar to small cell lung ... There is usually early involvement of the hilar and mediastinal lymph nodes. Small-cell lung carcinoma can occur in combination ... However, recent work suggests that in cases of small, asymptomatic, node-negative SCLC's ("very limited stage"), surgical ...
*  Follicular B cell
Unlike their MZ counterpart, FO B cells freely recirculate, comprising >95% of the B cells in peripheral lymph nodes. The BCR ... Multiphoton-based live imaging of lymph nodes indicate continuous movement of FO B cells within these follicular areas at ... Two-photon imaging of lymphocyte motility and antigen response in intact lymph node. Science. 2002;296(5574):1869-1873. ... Stromal cell networks regulate lymphocyte entry, migration, and territoriality in lymph nodes. Immunity. 2006;25(6):989-1001. ...
*  Carcinoid
Spread is usually to regional lymph nodes, peritoneum, and particularly the ovary. They do not produce sufficient hormonal ...
*  Breast cancer management
Advances in Sentinel Lymph Node mapping over the past decade have increased the accuracy of detecting Sentinel Lymph Node from ... the technique of sentinel lymph node (SLN) dissection has become popular, as it requires the removal of far fewer lymph nodes, ... The sentinel lymph node is the first node that drains the tumor, and subsequent SLN mapping can save 65-70% of patients with ... the lymph nodes in the axilla are also considered for removal. In the past, large axillary operations took out 10 to 40 nodes ...
*  Thymidine kinase in clinical chemistry
Tsuji T, Satoh K, Nakano H, Nishide Y, Uemura Y, Tanaka S, Kogo M (2015). "Predictors of the necessity for lymph node biopsy of ...
*  Eruptive hypomelanosis
There could be systemic manifestations like pharyngitis or enlargement of lymph nodes. Most children with eruptive ...