Cervical adenopathy remains a current problem in pediatrics. Although most of the cases have an infectious or benign etiology, it is important. Cette étude prospective menée du 1er Septembre au 31 Août chez 75 patients reçus pour adénopathies cervicales chroniques dans le service. Get this from a library! Les adénopathies cervicales néoplasiques.. [Y Cachin].

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However, it could have resulted in a delay of the primary diagnosis by interpreting the cervical mass in the infectious context.

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The adenopathis carcinoma of the pharynx is a malignity that is histologically characterised by an undifferentiated carcinoma with intermixed reactive lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate, seldom encountered in childhood [ 10 ].

The term lymphadenopathy strictly speaking refers to disease of the lymph nodes[1] though it is often used to describe the enlargement of the lymph nodes.

View at Google Scholar A. Since cancer generally occurs more frequently in older people, this kind of lymphadenopathy is more common in older persons. Views Read Edit View adenoppathies.

Cervical lymphadenopathy – Wikipedia

The following observations were made: Lymph nodes may become enlarged in malignant disease. The lymph node ultrasound is a useful element that can raise malignancy suspicions even in an adnopathies benign clinical context.


Therefore, infectious mononucleosis was suspected. The apparent acute evolution, the onset with high fever, dysphagia, pseudomembranous tonsillitis, the right laterocervical location, and the favourable response to the antibiotic treatment initially suggested an infectious etiology with intricate elements of streptococcal and infectious mononucleosis.

Indexed in Web of Science. FLE year-old male from an urban environment is admitted to hospital in September for fever, unwellness, and dysphagia. No hepatosplenomegaly was detected and no associated adenopathies were recorded.

This page was last edited on 28 Augustat The correlation between the clinical and laboratory data for the actual episode raised the suspicion of a coinfection with Beta-hemolytic Streptococcus and Epstein-Barr virus. The results of the laboratory tests are as follows: Retrieved from ” https: Oral and adenoppathies medicine: In lymphoma, usually there are multiple enlarged nodes which feel rubbery to palpation.

View at Google Scholar http: The etiology of cervical adenopathies is complex, varying between benign causes, malign causes, and nodal metastasis. As a result, being able to distinguish between benign and malign adenopathies is of great interest to the clinician. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Table of Contents Alerts. Cervical lymphadenopathy is a sign or a symptom, not a diagnosis.

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No evidence of metastasis in other areas was found. International Journal of Surgical Oncology. If still no primary cervicaels is detected, the term “occult primary” is used. Cervical lymphadenopathy refers to lymphadenopathy of the cervical lymph nodes the glands in the neck.

Clinical problem solving in dentistry 3rd ed. In individuals over the age of 50, metastatic enlargement from cancers most commonly squamous cell carcinomas of the aerodigestive tract should be considered. This is cervixales open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Licensewhich permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.