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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A needle core biopsy was performed on an inguinal node.
For patients with no inguinal node involvement the lateral border was 1 cm lateral to the widest brim of the pelvic side walls.
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.
Those individuals with histologically confirmed lymphadenopathy under 4 cm should undergo ispilateral lymph node dissection and a contralateral staging superficial inguinal node dissection.
Thoracic node enlargement may be complicated by airway compression or superior vena cava syndrome, retroperitoneal node enlargement may be complicated by ureteric obstruction and retroperitoneal or inguinal node enlargement may be complicated by deep-vein thrombosis due to compression of the inferior vena cava, iliac or deep femoral veins.
Pathologic examination, confirmed on review at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, revealed follicular non-Hodgkins lymphoma in the left inguinal node and mixed cellularity Hodgkins lymphoma in the right axillary node.
In 19 published series totaling 610 patients worldwide between 1929 and 1995, [5-7, 12-28] no statistically significant difference has been consistently demonstrated for APR (with or without inguinal node dissection) compared with wide LE.
Among these, we selected those affected by superficial, localized penile cancer ([less than or equal to] cT2a), with non-palpable inguinal nodes and negative node sentinel biopsy.
Lymphatics, thoracic chest pump, myofascial release over axillary and inguinal nodes
11-14) Lymphadenopathy, with swollen and painful cervical, axillary, or inguinal nodes, is the most common manifestation of this syndrome.
All superficial inguinal nodes and the deep femoral nodes on the anterior and medial surfaces of the femoral vein within the fossa ovalis were removed en bloc while sparing the fascia lata and the cribriform fascia over the femoral artery.