Term used to describe ≥1 enlarged lymph nodes >10 mm in diameter (for inguinal nodes, >15 mm; for epitrochlear nodes, >5 mm)
Any palpable supraclavicular and popliteal lymph ...
Preceding symptoms (e.g., URI symptoms preceding cervical lymphadenopathy)
Localizing signs or symptoms (e.g., stomatitis may be associated with submandibular lymphadenopathy)
Treat underlying disease.
Close observation, unless history and physical suggest malignancy or lymphadenitis
Localized lymphadenopathy: Observe for several weeks or treat with antibiotics if indicated.
Serial observation if nodes are persistently enlarge...
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785.6 Enlargement of lymph nodes
130.7 Toxoplasmosis of other specified sites
771.2 Other congenital infections specific to the perinatal period
289.3 Lymphadenitis, unspecified, except mesente...
Q: When should there be concern about malignancy in a child with lymphadenopathy?
A: Malignancy should be considered in any child who has lymphadenopathy that does not improve in spite of antibioti...
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Lymphadenopathy: arm, after breast cancer surgery and lymph node removal