lymph nodes


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lymph nodes

1. “Knots” in the lymphatic system, which contain lymphocytes and macrophages that filter the lymph passing through the nodes.
2. Small oval-shaped bodies grouped in certain areas of the body, including the armpits, groin, neck, and abdomen, that produce antibodies to fight the spread of infection.
Translations

lymph nodes

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15-19) The LNRS lymph nodes become visible as chalky white nodules on the yellow background of surrounding fat.
Enlarged nonfatty axillary lymph nodes with spiculated or ill-defined margins have a strong association with an underlying malignancy.
Developing regions, particularly high tuberculosis (TB)-endemic areas, face the potential challenge of interpreting PET-CT images as false positive in TB-involved lymph nodes.
In 2013, Lymphoseek was approved to help identify lymph nodes closest to a primary tumor in patients with breast cancer or melanoma.
A conservative approach to removing lymph nodes is associated with less harm for breast cancer patients and often yields the same results as more radical procedures, researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, have found.
Microscopic melanoma metastases are identified in the histopathologic analysis of the lymph nodes in approximately 16% of patients who undergo sentinel lymph node mapping.
With molecular-targeted imaging, surgeons can avoid unnecessary removal of healthy lymph nodes which is better long-term for patients," said Quyen T Nguyen, associate professor at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, The Indian Express reported here.
Washington, January 13 ( ANI ): Researchers have developed a new technique that will allow surgeons to identify during surgery which lymph nodes are cancerous so that healthy tissue can be saved.
Avelas will use the funding to advance the Avelas Cancer Illuminator (TM)(ACI) towards clinical studies for the visualization of cancerous lymph nodes in breast cancer patients.
They use low-power images throughout to evaluate the several anatomic and functional compartments of lymph nodes separately.
Summary: Lymph nodes are part of the lymphatic system.