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Leukemia
...  will happen is that the surplus of leukemic cells overpowers the bone marrow and enters the bloodstream. Eventually, these leukemic cells will invade the other parts of the body like the spleen, lymph nodes, liver, brain, and the spinal cord. The four major kinds of leukemia are chronic, acute, lymphocytic, and myelegenous. The difference between acute chronic leukemia is that the former  ...

Pharyngitis
...  a doctor. Other indicators that one might be suffering from a severe case of pharyngitis include experiencing chills, body aches, skin rashes, difficulty in breathing, loss of appetite, and enlarged lymph nodes in the neck and armpits. The doctor would first check the body temperature and perform examinations to the throat, sinuses, ears, nose, lungs, and neck. The doctor might also ask for a  ...

Serum Sickness
...  about by the other ingredients in other medicines. Symptoms of serum sickness usually include the following – fever, a general ill feeling, itching, pain in the joints, rashes and swollen lymph nodes. These symptoms can last for about a week or two before they go away entirely. In the US, about 2-5% and 16% of tetanus antitoxin and rabies antitoxin users, respectively, were afflicted  ...

Tonsillitis
...  is more than those. Read on and know more about tonsillitis. Tonsillitis is the condition in which the tonsils get inflamed. Situated in the rear side of the throat and of the mouth, tonsils are lymph nodes which serves as a guard against microorganisms and other bacteria to help prevent the body from getting infected. But even if tonsils have such function in the body, it sometimes could  ...

Bladder Cancer
...  the complete removal of the bladder may be done. Bladder reconstruction may also take place. During this extensive surgical procedure, a portion of the urethra will be removed together with the lymph nodes. The patients’ capability to have sex and urinate are compromised during the completion of this procedure so it is never used as the first treatment option. As with most cancers,  ...

Colorectal Cancer
...  to prolong one’s life by as much as 5 years when the cancer is detected and treated early. However, the survival rate decreases once the disease has spread to nearby organs - particularly the lymph nodes. The survival rate will go down by as little as below 10% when major organs like the liver and lungs become cancerous as well. As known by many, adverse reactions caused by  ...

Hodgkins Disease
...  Hodgkin’s disease and its degree of involvement with other organs. The stages are described as follows: * Stage I is wherein only one lymph node is affected. * Stage II is where two or more lymph nodes are involved. * Stage III is where the spleen becomes affected together with two or more lymph nodes. * Stage IV is wherein the disease has already metastasized to other organs outside  ...

Kaposis Sarcoma
...  may even erupt - further hastening its metastasis. This is a complete contrast to Classic KS, which spectrum of creating damage is very limited. Common body parts wherein Epidemic KS occurs are the lymph nodes, spleen, liver, lungs (where it is most deadly), and gastrointestinal tract. Medical And Surgical Management Like most cancers, there are four primary means of treating Kaposi’s  ...

Non Hodgkins Lymphoma
...  confirm the presence of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. They are arranged in chronological order: Physical Examination - the use of visualization and palpation will help detect the suspected swollen lymph nodes. Blood Chemistry - help know if there is infection, an indication of lymph node swelling. Urine Analysis - has the same purpose with blood tests. Imaging Studies (X-Ray, CT Scan, MRI, and  ...

Neoplasia
...  of the body and can also affect people of all ages. Categories Of Neoplasia Malignant neoplasms can be further categorized into four major kinds: Lymphoma This refers to a neoplasm located in the lymph nodes. When this happens, the initial manifestation will be lymph node enlargement and/or swelling. They would originally appear as lumps or mass (usually painless at first) in either the  ...


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