cystic lymph node

cys·tic lymph node

[TA]
a visceral lymph node at the neck of the gallbladder draining lymph into the hepatic nodes.

cys·tic lymph node

(sis'tik limf nōd) [TA]
A lymph node at the neck of the gallbladder draining lymph into the hepatic nodes.
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Tuberculous enlargement of the cystic lymph node can cause the gallbladder to become distended and palpable and present with cholecystitis.
In the cases of papillary thyroid carcinoma, a cystic lymph node detection by ultrasonography suggests the presence of locally metastatic disease [21,23] In this study, seven lymph nodes showed necrosis on ultrasound of which only two were positive for malignancy.
Cystic lymph nodes in the lateral neck as indicators of metastatic papillary thyroid cancer.
Mutational analysis was also performed in the cystic lymph node of Lund.
The cystic lymph node of Lund was present at the gallbladder neck.
The cystic lymph node of Lund, present at the gallbladder neck, showed nonspecific reactive lymphoadenitis.
4) Among these, cystic lymph node metastasis deserves particular mention; in our patient, the palpated cystic mass in the left side of the neck was initially thought to be a metastatic cystic lymph node from a papillary carcinoma of the thyroid gland.
Two of the largest of such studies failed to identify a single case meeting these criteria among 440 patients, (10-11) most eventually proving to be cystic lymph node metastases from a primary squamous cell carcinoma in the head and neck region.
24) Another characteristic is that they tend to produce cystic lymph node metastases to cervical lymph nodes.
Cystic lymph node metastases of squamous carcinoma of Waldeyer's ring origin.
5) Some authors, however, have postulated that cases described as papillary carcinomas arising in thyroglossal duct cysts actually represent cystic lymph node metastases from primary papillary carcinomas of the thyroid gland.