AJR:168, January 1997 33 Axillary Lymph Nodes: Mammographic, Pathologic, and Clinical Correlation Ruth Walsh1 PhyllisJ. Kornguth 1 Mary Scott Soo1 Rex Bentley2 DavidM.
2 Medical data is for informational purposes only. You should always consult your family physician, or one of our referral doctors prior to treatment. was unable to recognize the lymphatic system because of the transparency of the lymph and the difficulty to even see the lymphatic vessels when ...
22-1 The lymphatic system includes lymph, lymphocytes, lymphatic vessels, lymph nodules, lymph nodes, tonsils, spleen, and thymus gland. FIGURE 22.1 FUNCTIONS OF THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM 1.
Peripheral = Secondary •Primary Immune Organs = bone marrow, thymus-Site of maturation of cells of the immune system • Secondary Immune Organs = Nodes, MALT, spleen-Filter blood and lymph-Site of antigen, immune system interaction
5 SEER Lymph Node Codes www.seer.cancer.gov Terms which do NOT indicate LN involvement (except for lymphoma) Palpable Enlarged Visible Swelling Shotty Lymphadenopathy For lymphomas, any mention of lymph nodes is coded as involvement ● ● ● ● ● ● Lymph Node Involvement (2) 6 ...
7.44 4/27/05 Page 1 Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Key Points • A sentinel lymph node (SLN) is the first lymph node(s) to which cancer cells are likely to spread from the primary tumor.
AJR:178, March 2002 693 Cystic Lymph Node Metastases in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma OBJECTIVE. The aim of this study was to illustrate and discuss the sonographic spectrum of surgically proven cystic nodal metastases from papillary thyroid carcinoma.
Genes and Disease Blood and Lymph Diseases 2 As most of the cells in the human body are not in direct contact with the external environment, the circulatory system acts as a transport system for these cells.
Appropriate man-agementof children who have enlarged cervical lymph nodes ranges from observation and reassur-ancetoextensive diagnostic evalua-tionand aggressive medical and surgical intervention.
TITLE: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Melanoma of the Head and Neck SOURCE: Grand Rounds Presentation, UTMB, Dept. of Otolaryngology DATE: June 6, 2007 RESIDENT PHYSICIAN: Camysha Wright, MD FACULTY PHYSICIAN: Shawn Newlands, MD, PhD, MBA SERIES EDITORS: Francis B. Quinn, Jr., MD and Matthew W ...