Possible Causes for Lymph Node Tuberculosis in USA

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis
    Lymph Node Tuberculosis

    Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the causative agent of pulmonary tuberculosis, a highly contagious infectious disease that is characterized by a granulomatous inflammation of the lungs. The disease may spread to other organs and requires a long-term antibiotic treatment. Even in cases of active pulmonary TB,…[1]

  • Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis
    Lymph Node Tuberculosis

    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, the two most commonly used antimicrobials to treat tuberculosis. Multi-drug resistance severely limits available treatment options. Clinical…[2]

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
    Lymph Node Tuberculosis

    Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is considered to be the most severe stage of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It is life-threatening if therapy is not initiated immediately. Patients present with constitutional symptoms of variable severity, wasting, and numerous AIDS-defining illnesses. Clinical…[3]

  • Lymph Node Tuberculosis
    Lymph Node Biopsy Abnormal

    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 non-tuberculous (atypical) mycobacteria. Scrofula is the term used for lymphadenopathy of the neck, usually as a result of an infection in the…[4]

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

    Hodgkin disease (Hodgkin lymphoma) is a type of lymphoma, that is marked by the presence of Reed-Sternberg cells. The 4 subtypes of Hodgkin lymphoma are: Nodular sclerosis Hodgkin disease, Mixed cellularity Hodgkin disease, Lymphocyte-rich Hodgkin disease and Lymphocyte-depleted Hodgkin disease. Hodgkin’s disease…[5]

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis
    Lymph Node Tenderness
  • Lymph Node Metastasis
    Lymph Node Biopsy Abnormal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anus
    Inguinal Lymph Node Metastasis
  • 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…[6]

  • Malignant Melanoma
    Inguinal Lymph Node Metastasis

    Malignant melanoma is a tumor arising from melanocytes. Immune System There are studies that have found chances of melanoma in immune-suppressed patients are almost 6 times than the general population. This weakening of the immune-system increases the chances of developing melanoma. Skin Patients with melanoma…[7]

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References

  1. Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Symptoma
  2. Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis, Symptoma
  3. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Symptoma
  4. Wikipedia: Tuberculous cervical lymphadenitis, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  5. Hodgkin's Disease, Symptoma
  6. Gallbladder Carcinoma, Symptoma
  7. Malignant Melanoma, Symptoma