shotty lymphadenopathy

shotty lymphadenopathy

A clustering of multiple small, contiguous and indurated lymph nodes (fancifully likened to shot from a shotgun cartridge), which is palpable in the inguinal, cervical and other regions in children with viral infections; shotty lymphadenopathy in adults is more commonly associated with metastatic cancer or, rarely, syphilis.

shotty lymphadenopathy

The clustering of multiple small, contiguous and indurated lymph nodes, palpable in the inguinal, cervical and other regions in children with viral infections, which, if palpated in adults, would suggest syphilis or metastatic CA
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