50 Possible Causes for Lymph Node Tuberculosis in USA

  • Lymph Node Tuberculosis
    Lymph Node Biopsy Abnormal

    Scrofula (scrophula or struma) is any of a type of skin diseases; in particular, a form of tuberculosis, affecting the lymph nodes of the neck. … Mycobacterial cervical lymphadenitis, also known as scrofula or King's evil, refers to a lymphadenitis of the cervical lymph nodes associated with tuberculosis as well as … Scrofula is the term used for lymphadenopathy of the neck, usually as a result of an infection in the lymph nodes, known as lymphadenitis.[1]

  • Tuberculosis
    Lymph Node Tuberculosis

    Spread to lymph nodes is the most common. … This caseated lesion along with lymph node involvement constitutes the Ghon complex. … They begin to caseate and some of the bacteria disseminate into regional lymph nodes.[2] [3]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis
    Lymph Node Tuberculosis

    Diagnosis A clinical examination will be carried out and may reveal swollen and tender lymph nodes as well as unusual breath sounds. … Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis). … Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the causative agent of pulmonary tuberculosis, a highly contagious infectious disease that is characterized by a granulomatous inflammation of … [4]

  • Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis
    Lymph Node Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis is caused by infection with the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. … These are referred to as multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB). … Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by determined strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis that are resistant to at least both isoniazid and rifampin … [5] [6]

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
    Lymph Node Tuberculosis

    May include generalized lymph node enlargement. … Symptoms occur in 40–90% of cases and most commonly include fever, large tender lymph nodes, throat inflammation, a rash, headache, and/or sores of the mouth and genitals. … Between 50 and 70% of people also develop persistent generalized lymphadenopathy, characterized by unexplained, non-painful enlargement of more than one group of lymph nodes[7] [8]

  • Hodgkin's Disease
    Lymph Node Tenderness Lymph Node Biopsy Abnormal

    Chest and Heart: Mediastinal lymph nodes may present as chest pain and dyspnea. … These carcinogenic degeneration involves the spleen, lymph nodes, liver and the bone marrow. … Extremities: Regional and disseminated lymphadenopathy may occur in the limbs due to lymph node involvement of the disease.[9]

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis
    Lymph Node Tenderness
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anus
    Inguinal Lymph Node Metastasis
  • Malignant Melanoma
    Inguinal Lymph Node Metastasis

    If a lymph node is positive, depending on the extent of lymph node spread, a radical lymph node dissection will often be performed. … node N2: Two to three positive lymph nodes or regional skin/in-transit metastasis N3: Four positive lymph nodes or one lymph node and regional skin/in-transit metastases … Although controversial, sentinel lymph node biopsies and examination of the lymph nodes are also performed in patients to assess spread to the lymph nodes.[10] [11]

  • Gallbladder Carcinoma
    Inguinal Lymph Node Metastasis

    Gallbladder carcinoma is a rare but highly malignant disease that is predominantly identified at a very late stage. The clinical presentation, comprised of nonspecific signs such as abdominal pain in the right upper quadrant, weight loss, jaundice, and fever, is often insidious. Imaging studies and biopsy are needed to…[12]

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  2. Tuberculosis, Symptoma
  3. Tuberculosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  4. Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Symptoma
  5. Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis, Symptoma
  6. Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  7. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Symptoma
  8. HIV/AIDS, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  9. Hodgkin's Disease, Symptoma
  10. Malignant Melanoma, Symptoma
  11. Melanoma, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  12. Gallbladder Carcinoma, Symptoma