thoracic lymph nodes

thoracic lymph nodes

[TA]
the parietal and visceral lymph nodes of the thorax, collectively.
Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei thoracis [TA]
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Undifferentiated large-cell carcinoma was seen in biopsy taken from thoracic lymph nodes.
However, whether or not, EBUS elastography can be used for the noninvasive discrimination of benign and malignant thoracic lymph nodes as a guide for EBUS-TBNA remains unknown.
For the purpose of the analysis, metastatic sites were categorized as (1) abdominal, which include small intestine, large intestine, liver, other metastasis in the digestive system, kidney, ovary, other metastasis in the urinary system, adrenal and abdominal lymph nodes (codes 196.2, 196.5 and 196.6) and (2) thoracic, which include lung, pleura, mediastinum, other metastases in the respiratory system and thoracic lymph nodes (codes 196.0, 196.1, 196.3).