Lymphadenitis. Amina Ahmed, MD Levine Children’s Hospital November 17, 2011. Definitions. Lymphadenopathy Lymph node enlargement Infectious, inflammatory or neoplastic Lymphadenitis Localized inflammatory process Unilateral, bilateral Acute or chronic Pyogenic or granulomatous.
Amina Ahmed, MD
Levine Children’s Hospital
November 17, 2011
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