inguinal node

inguinal node

any of the approximately 18 nodes in the group of lymph glands in the upper femoral triangle of the thigh. These nodes are divided into the superficial inguinal nodes and the subinguinal nodes. Compare anterior tibial node, popliteal node.
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Palpation of inguinal nodes
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Cervical node enlargement was seen in 112 cases (%), supraclavicular node enlargement was in 25 cases (%), 20 cases were axillary node enlargement (5 cases both axillary node enlargement), 12 cases had inguinal node enlargement and occipital node enlargement was in 5 cases.
The patient was a black MSM with HIV infection, who had an inguinal node and an open, nonhealing penile ulcer; a swab of the ulcer was positive for Chlamydia trachomatis.
Those individuals with histologically confirmed lymphadenopathy under 4 cm should undergo ispilateral lymph node dissection and a contralateral staging superficial inguinal node dissection.
Whilst in theatre the inguinal node was excised and deemed likely to be a malignant mass.
For patients with no inguinal node involvement the lateral border was 1 cm lateral to the widest brim of the pelvic side walls.
Findings from the full-body PET scan (FIGURE 2) prompted a biopsy of a right inguinal node, which showed a noncaseating granuloma--a hallmark finding of sarcoidosis.
Her groin was treated conservatively on a presumptive diagnosis of a groin abscess arising from an infected inguinal node.
Tumor stage, vascular invasion and the percentage of poorly differentiated cancer: independent prognosticators for inguinal node metastasis in penile squamous cancer.
It's extremely rare to find a positive pelvic node without involvement of the inguinal node, so if no evidence of invasion is found when the inguinal nodes on one side are removed, the chances that cancer cells will be found in the ipsilateral pelvic nodes or contralateral inguinal nodes "are next to nil," he said.
I have felt his femoral pulses and know that he doesn't have a suspicious inguinal node.