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lymph glands

The incorrect term for LYMPH NODES. These are not glands, although commonly so described, even by doctors.
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The positive expression of Ki67 was in a correlation with the number of metastatic lymph glands and PR protein expression, and there were statistically significant differences (X2=8.
The sides of the neck/throat area is perhaps most commonly where people notice their glands swelling, but it's also common to spot swollen lymph glands in the armpits and groin.
A trip to the consultant revealed the cancer had returned in his spine and lymph glands.
While still traumatic, patients seem to deal with this news much better if they find out before operation that the lymph glands have cancer in them.
Metastatic foc[i] were found in large area of lymph glands and lumbar bone.
Symptoms include a rash, fever, lameness and fatigue as well as swollen lymph glands and nerve damage.
Mohammed Keshtgar's new procedure can reveal whether cancer has spread into a patient's lymph glands within seconds--rather than the typical week-long wait time.
The preauricular lymph glands may be enlarged in adenovirus infection.
Paratracheal lymph glands can cause tracheal compression.
Symptoms of bubonic plague include enlargement of lymph glands near the flea bite and rapid onset of fever and chills.
When physicians suspect breast cancer, they may order a sentinel lymph node biopsy--a minimally invasive surgical procedure that helps determine if breast cancer has spread to lymph glands under the arm.