HEIDI L. GADDEY, MD, and ANGELA M. RIEGEL, DO, Ehrling Bergquist family Medicine Residency Program, Offutt Air force Base, Nebraska

Am Fam Physician. 2016 Dec 1;94(11):896-903.

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Lymphadenopathy is benign and self-limited in most patients. Etiologies incorporate malignancy, infection, and also autoimmune disorders, and medications and also iatrogenic causes. The background and physics examination alone usually determine the cause of lymphadenopathy. Once the reason is unknown, lymphadenopathy have to be classified together localized or generalized. Patients through localized lymphadenopathy need to be evaluated for etiologies typically associated with the an ar involved according to lymphatic drainage patterns. Generalised lymphadenopathy, identified as 2 or an ext involved regions, often indicates basic systemic disease. Risk factors for malignancy encompass age older 보다 40 years, male sex, white race, supraclavicular location of the nodes, and presence of systemic symptom such together fever, night sweats, and also unexplained weight loss. Palpable supraclavicular, popliteal, and also iliac nodes are abnormal, as room epitrochlear nodes greater than 5 mm in diameter. The workup may incorporate blood tests, imaging, and also biopsy depending on clinical presentation, location of the lymphadenopathy, and underlying risk factors. Biopsy choices include fine-needle aspiration, core needle biopsy, or open excisional biopsy. Antibiotics may be offered to act acute unilateral cervical lymphadenitis, particularly in youngsters with systemic symptoms. Corticosteroids have minimal usefulness in the monitoring of unexplained lymphadenopathy and should not be used without an suitable diagnosis.


Lymphadenopathy refers to lymph nodes that space abnormal in dimension (e.g., higher than 1 cm) or consistency. Palpable supraclavicular, popliteal, and iliac nodes, and epitrochlear nodes greater than 5 mm, are considered abnormal. Hard or matted lymph nodes may suggest malignancy or infection. In primary treatment practice, the yearly incidence of inexplicable lymphadenopathy is 0.6%.1 just 1.1% that these cases are pertained to malignancy, but this percentage boosts with advancing age.1 Cancers are identified in 4% of patients 40 years and also older who current with unusual lymphadenopathy vs. 0.4% of those younger 보다 40 years.1 Etiologies the lymphadenopathy have the right to be remembered with the MIAMI mnemonic: malignancies, infections, autoimmune disorders, miscellaneous and also unusual conditions, and iatrogenic causes (Table 1).2,3 In most cases, the background and physics examination alone recognize the cause.


SORT: crucial RECOMMENDATIONS for PRACTICEClinical recommendationEvidence ratingReferences

Ultrasonography should be offered as the early imaging modality for kids up come 14 year presenting through a neck mass with or there is no fever.

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15

Computed tomography should be supplied as the early stage imaging modality for children older than 14 years and also adults presenting v solitary or many neck masses.

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15

In children with acute unilateral anterior cervical lymphadenitis and also systemic symptoms, empiric antibiotics that target Staphylococcus aureus and group A streptococci might be given.

C

17

Corticosteroids have to be avoided until a definitive diagnosis the lymphadenopathy is made because they could potentially mask or delay histologic diagnosis that leukemia or lymphoma.

C

4

Fine-needle aspiration might be provided to identify malignant native reactive lymphadenopathy.

C

19–22


A = consistent, good-quality patient-oriented evidence; B = inconsistent or limited-quality patient-oriented evidence; C = consensus, disease-oriented evidence, usual practice, professional opinion, or situation series. Because that information about the SORT proof rating system, walk to https://www.bromheads.tv/afpsort.


SORT: crucial RECOMMENDATIONS for PRACTICEClinical recommendationEvidence ratingReferences

Ultrasonography should be provided as the early stage imaging modality for kids up come 14 years presenting with a neck mass with or there is no fever.

C

15

Computed tomography must be offered as the initial imaging modality for kids older 보다 14 years and also adults presenting v solitary or lot of neck masses.

C

15

In youngsters with acute unilateral anterior cervical lymphadenitis and systemic symptoms, empiric antibiotics the target Staphylococcus aureus and also group A streptococci may be given.

C

17

Corticosteroids should be avoided till a critical diagnosis the lymphadenopathy is made because they can potentially mask or delay histologic diagnosis the leukemia or lymphoma.

C

4

Fine-needle aspiration may be used to distinguish malignant from reactive lymphadenopathy.

C

19–22


A = consistent, good-quality patient-oriented evidence; B = inconsistent or limited-quality patient-oriented evidence; C = consensus, disease-oriented evidence, normal practice, experienced opinion, or case series. For information about the SORT evidence rating system, walk to https://www.bromheads.tv/afpsort.


Table 1.MIAMI Mnemonic for Differential Diagnosis the Lymphadenopathy

Malignancies

Kaposi sarcoma, leukemias, lymphomas, metastases, skin neoplasms

Infections

Bacterial: brucellosis, cat-scratch disease (Bartonella), chancroid, cutaneous infections (staphylococcal or streptococcal), lymphogranuloma venereum, major and an additional syphilis, tuberculosis, tularemia, typhoid fever

Granulomatous: berylliosis, coccidioidomycosis, cryptococcosis, histoplasmosis, silicosis

Viral: adenovirus, cytomegalovirus, hepatitis, herpes zoster, human immunodeficiency virus, contagious mononucleosis (Epstein-Barr virus), rubella

Other: fungal, helminthic, Lyme disease, rickettsial, scrub typhus, toxoplasmosis

Autoimmune disorders

Dermatomyositis, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjögren syndrome, tho disease, systemic lupus erythematosus

Miscellaneous/unusual conditions

Angiofollicular lymph node hyperplasia (Castleman disease), histiocytosis, Kawasaki disease, Kikuchi lymphadenitis, Kimura disease, sarcoidosis

Iatrogenic causes

Medications, serum sickness


Table 1.MIAMI Mnemonic because that Differential Diagnosis that Lymphadenopathy

Malignancies

Kaposi sarcoma, leukemias, lymphomas, metastases, skin neoplasms

Infections

Bacterial: brucellosis, cat-scratch an illness (Bartonella), chancroid, cutaneous infections (staphylococcal or streptococcal), lymphogranuloma venereum, primary and an additional syphilis, tuberculosis, tularemia, typhoid fever

Granulomatous: berylliosis, coccidioidomycosis, cryptococcosis, histoplasmosis, silicosis

Viral: adenovirus, cytomegalovirus, hepatitis, herpes zoster, human being immunodeficiency virus, transmittable mononucleosis (Epstein-Barr virus), rubella

Other: fungal, helminthic, Lyme disease, rickettsial, scrub typhus, toxoplasmosis

Autoimmune disorders

Dermatomyositis, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjögren syndrome, still disease, systemic lupus erythematosus

Miscellaneous/unusual conditions

Angiofollicular lymph node hyperplasia (Castleman disease), histiocytosis, Kawasaki disease, Kikuchi lymphadenitis, Kimura disease, sarcoidosis

Iatrogenic causes

Medications, serum sickness


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History


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Factors that have the right to assist in identify the etiology that lymphadenopathy incorporate patient age, expression of lymphadenopathy, exposures, associated symptoms, and location (localized vs. Generalized). Table 2 lists usual historical clues and also their linked diagnoses.2 Other historic questions incorporate asking around time food of enlargement, tenderness come palpation, current infections, current immunizations, and also medications.4


Table 2.Clues and also Initial testing to determine the cause of LymphadenopathyHistorical cluesSuggested diagnosesInitial testing

Fever, night sweats, weight loss, or node situated in supraclavicular, popliteal, or iliac region, bruising, splenomegaly

Leukemia, lymphoma, solid tumor metastasis

CBC, nodal biopsy or bone marrow biopsy; imaging through ultrasonography or computed tomography might be considered but should not delay referral because that biopsy

Fever, chills, malaise, sore throat, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; no various other red flag symptoms

Bacterial or viral pharyngitis, hepatitis, influenza, mononucleosis, tuberculosis (if exposed), rubella

Limited illnesses might not need any additional testing; relying on clinical assessment, consider CBC, monospot test, liver role tests, cultures, and also disease-specific serologies together needed

High-risk sexual behavior

Chancroid, HIV infection, lymphogranuloma venereum, syphilis

HIV-1/HIV-2 immunoassay, fast plasma reagin, culture of lesions, nucleic acid amplification because that chlamydia, migrate inhibitory factor test

Animal or food contact

Cats

Cat-scratch an illness (Bartonella)

Serology and polymerase chain reaction

Toxoplasmosis

Serology

Rabbits, or lamb or cattle wool, hair, or hides

Anthrax

Per CDC guidelines

Brucellosis

Serology and polymerase chain reaction

Tularemia

Blood culture and serology

Undercooked meat

Anthrax

Per CDC guidelines

Brucellosis

Serology and polymerase chain reaction

Toxoplasmosis

Serology

Recent travel, insect bites

Diagnoses based on endemic region

Serology and testing as shown by suspected exposure

Arthralgias, rash, joint stiffness, fever, chills, muscle weakness

Rheumatoid arthritis, Sjögren syndrome, dermatomyositis, systemic lupus erythematosus

Antinuclear antibody, anti-doubled-stranded DNA, erythrocyte precipitate rate, CBC, rheumatoid factor, creatine kinase, electromyography, or muscle biopsy as indicated


CBC = complete blood count; CDC = Centers for an illness Control and Prevention; HIV = human being immunodeficiency virus.


Table 2.Clues and Initial testing to determine the cause of LymphadenopathyHistorical cluesSuggested diagnosesInitial testing

Fever, night sweats, load loss, or node situated in supraclavicular, popliteal, or iliac region, bruising, splenomegaly

Leukemia, lymphoma, solid tumor metastasis

CBC, nodal biopsy or bone marrow biopsy; imaging through ultrasonography or computed tomography might be considered but should not hold-up referral because that biopsy

Fever, chills, malaise, sick throat, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; no other red flag symptoms

Bacterial or famous pharyngitis, hepatitis, influenza, mononucleosis, tuberculosis (if exposed), rubella

Limited illnesses may not require any extr testing; depending on clinical assessment, take into consideration CBC, monospot test, liver role tests, cultures, and also disease-specific serologies together needed

High-risk sexual behavior

Chancroid, HIV infection, lymphogranuloma venereum, syphilis

HIV-1/HIV-2 immunoassay, fast plasma reagin, culture of lesions, nucleic mountain amplification because that chlamydia, migrate inhibitory variable test

Animal or food contact

Cats

Cat-scratch an illness (Bartonella)

Serology and also polymerase chain reaction

Toxoplasmosis

Serology

Rabbits, or sheep or cattle wool, hair, or hides

Anthrax

Per CDC guidelines

Brucellosis

Serology and also polymerase chain reaction

Tularemia

Blood society and serology

Undercooked meat

Anthrax

Per CDC guidelines

Brucellosis

Serology and polymerase chain reaction

Toxoplasmosis

Serology

Recent travel, insect bites

Diagnoses based on endemic region

Serology and testing as indicated by doubt exposure

Arthralgias, rash, share stiffness, fever, chills, muscle weakness

Rheumatoid arthritis, Sjögren syndrome, dermatomyositis, systemic lupus erythematosus

Antinuclear antibody, anti-doubled-stranded DNA, erythrocyte precipitate rate, CBC, rheumatoid factor, creatine kinase, electromyography, or muscle biopsy as indicated


CBC = complete blood count; CDC = Centers for disease Control and also Prevention; HIV = human immunodeficiency virus.


AGE and also DURATION

About one-half the otherwise healthy youngsters have palpable lymph nodes at any one time.4 many lymphadenopathy in children is bright or contagious in etiology. In adults and children, lymphadenopathy lasting much less than 2 weeks or higher than 12 month without readjust in size has actually a short likelihood of being neoplastic.2,5 Exceptions include low-grade Hodgkin lymphomas and indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma, back both commonly have connected systemic symptoms.6

EXPOSURES

Environmental, travel-related, animal, and insect exposures should be ascertained. Chronic medication use, contagious exposures, immunization status, and also recent immunizations need to be reviewed as well. Table 3 lists medications commonly linked with lymphadenopathy.2 Tobacco and alcohol use and also ultraviolet radiation exposure increase comes to for neoplasm. One occupational background that contains mining, masonry, and metal work might elicit work-related etiologies that lymphadenopathy, such together silicon or beryllium exposure. Asking around sexual background to evaluate exposure come genital sores or joining in dental intercourse is important, especially for inguinal and cervical lymphadenopathy. Finally, family history may determine familial causes of lymphadenopathy, such together Li-Fraumeni syndrome or lipid warehouse diseases.2


Table 3.Medications the Can cause Lymphadenopathy

Allopurinol

Atenolol

Captopril

Carbamazepine (Tegretol)

Gold

Hydralazine

Penicillins

Phenytoin (Dilantin)

Primidone (Mysoline)

Pyrimethamine (Daraprim)

Quinidine

Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole

Sulindac


Adapted v permission indigenous Bazemore AW, Smucker DR. Lymphadenopathy and malignancy. Am Fam Physician. 2002;66(11):2108.


Table 3.Medications the Can reason Lymphadenopathy

Allopurinol

Atenolol

Captopril

Carbamazepine (Tegretol)

Gold

Hydralazine

Penicillins

Phenytoin (Dilantin)

Primidone (Mysoline)

Pyrimethamine (Daraprim)

Quinidine

Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole

Sulindac


Adapted v permission from Bazemore AW, Smucker DR. Lymphadenopathy and also malignancy. Am Fam Physician. 2002;66(11):2108.


ASSOCIATED SYMPTOMS

A thorough review of solution aids in identifying any kind of red flag symptoms. Arthralgias, muscle weakness, and also rash suggest an autoimmune etiology. Constitutional symptoms of fever, chills, fatigue, and malaise show an infectious etiology. In addition to fever, drenching night sweats and also unexplained weight loss of greater than 10% the body load may indicate Hodgkin lymphoma or non-Hodgkin lymphoma.2,3,6


Overall state that health and height and also weight measurements may assist identify indications of chronic disease, specifically in children.7 A complete lymphatic examination have to be perform to rule out generalized lymphadenopathy, followed by a concentrated lymphatic examination with factor to consider of lymphatic drainage patterns. Number 1, figure 2, and also Figure 3 demonstrate usual lymphatic drainage patterns, and also common etiologies that lymphadenopathy in this regions.2 A skin examination need to be carry out to ascendancy out other lesions the would allude to malignancy and to evaluate because that erythematous lines along nodal tracts or any trauma that could lead to an infectious source of the lymphadenopathy. Finally, abdominal examination focused on splenomegaly, although rarely linked with lymphadenopathy, might be advantageous for detecting transmittable mononucleosis, lymphocytic leukemias, lymphoma, or sarcoidosis.2,5


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Figure 1.

Lymph nodes the the head and also neck and also the areas that they drain.

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Figure 1.

Lymph nodes the the head and also neck and also the regions that castle drain.

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Figure 2.

Axillary lymphatics and the structures that lock drain.

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Figure 2.

Axillary lymphatics and the frameworks that they drain.

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Figure 3.

Inguinal lymphatics and also the frameworks that they drain.

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Figure 3.

Inguinal lymphatics and also the structures that they drain.

Reprinted through permission native Bazemore AW, Smucker DR. Lymphadenopathy and malignancy. Am Fam Physician. 2002;66(11):2107.


NODAL CHARACTER and SIZE

The quality and also size the lymph nodes should be assessed. Lymph node qualities include warmth, overlying erythema, tenderness, mobility, fluctuance, and also consistency. Shotty lymphadenopathy is the visibility of multiple small lymph nodes the feel prefer “buck shots” under the skin.8 This usually implies reactive lymphadenopathy from viral infection. A painless, hard, irregular massive or a firm, rubbery lesion the is immobile or fixed might represent a malignancy, return in general, qualitative characteristics are can not to reliably predict malignancy. Painful or soft lymphadenopathy is nonspecific and may represent possible inflammation brought about by infection, yet it can likewise be the result of hemorrhage right into a node or necrosis.3 No particular nodal dimension is indicative the malignancy.3


HEAD and also CERVICAL

Head and also neck lymphadenopathy have the right to be classified as submental, submandibular, anterior or posterior cervical, preauricular, and also supraclavicular.9 infection is a common reason of head and also cervical lymphadenopathy. In children, acute and also self-limiting viral illnesses are the most typical etiologies that lymphadenopathy.2 Inflamed cervical nodes that progress quickly to fluctuation are frequently caused by staphylococcal and streptococcal infections and require antibiotic treatment with occasional incision and drainage. Persistent lymphadenopathy lasting several months have the right to be brought about by patent mycobacteria, cat-scratch disease, Kikuchi lymphadenitis, sarcoidosis, and also Kawasaki disease, and often can be mistaken because that neoplasms.2,7 Supraclavicular adenopathy in adults and children is associated with high threat of intra-abdominal malignancy and must be evaluate promptly. Studies uncovered that 34% to 50% of this patients had actually malignancy, v patients older than 40 year at highest risk.9,10

AXILLARY

Infections or injuries the the top extremities room a common reason of axillary lymphadenopathy. Usual infectious etiologies space cat-scratch disease, tularemia, and also sporotrichosis due to inoculation and also lymphatic drainage. Lack of an infectious source or traumatic lesions is very suspicious because that a malignant etiology such together Hodgkin lymphoma or non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Breast, lung, thyroid, stomach, colorectal, pancreatic, ovarian, kidney, and also skin cancers (malignant melanoma) deserve to metastasize come the axilla.3,5 Silicone breast implants may also cause axillary lymphadenopathy because of an inflammatory reaction come silicone corpuscle from implant leakage.11

EPITROCHLEAR

Epitrochlear lymphadenopathy (nodes higher than 5 mm) is pathologic and usually suggestive the lymphoma or melanoma.2,3 Other reasons include infections of the top extremity, sarcoidosis, and an additional syphilis.

INGUINAL

Inguinal lymphadenopathy, with nodes as much as 2 cm in diameter, is existing in countless healthy adults. The is an ext common in those who walk outdoors barefoot, particularly in dry regions.3,12 typical etiologies include sexually transmitted epidemic such together herpes simplex, lymphogranuloma venereum, chancroid, and syphilis, and also lower extremity skin infections. Lymphomas, both Hodgkin and also non-Hodgkin, generally do not current in the inguinal region.13 other inguinal lymphadenopathy–associated malignancies are penile and also vulvar squamous cabinet carcinomas and melanoma. Inguinal lymphadenopathy is present in about one-half the penile or urethral carcinomas.14


Generalized lymphadenopathy is the enlargement of more than two noncontiguous lymph node groups.8 far-reaching systemic condition from infections, autoimmune diseases, or disseminated malignancy often causes generalized lymphadenopathy, and certain testing is necessary to identify the diagnosis. Benign reasons of generalized lymphadenopathy space self-limited famous illnesses, together as transmittable mononucleosis, and also medications. Other causes include acute person immunodeficiency virus infection, caused mycobacterial infection, cryptococcosis, cytomegalovirus, Kaposi sarcoma, and also systemic lupus erythematosus. Generalized lymphadenopathy can take place with leukemias, lymphomas, and progressed metastatic carcinomas.3


Figure 4 provides an algorithm for evaluating lymphadenopathy.2 If background and physical examination findings imply a light or self-limited process, reassurance can be detailed and follow-up i ordered it if lymphadenopathy persists. Findings suggestive of contagious or autoimmune etiologies might require particular testing and treatment together indicated. If malignancy is thought about unlikely based on background and physical examination, localized lymphadenopathy can be observed for four weeks. Generalised lymphadenopathy need to prompt regime laboratory testing and also testing for autoimmune and infectious causes.2


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Evaluation of Lymphadenopathy

Figure 4.

Algorithm for analyzing lymphadenopathy. (ANA = antinuclear antibody; CBC = complete blood count; HBsAg = hepatitis B surface antigen; HIV = person immunodeficienty virus; PPD = purified protein derivative; RPR = fast plasma reagin.)

Adapted with permission indigenous Bazemore AW, Smucker DR. Lymphadenopathy and malignancy. Am Fam Physician. 2002;66(11):2109.


Evaluation that Lymphadenopathy

Figure 4.

Algorithm for evaluating lymphadenopathy. (ANA = antinuclear antibody; CBC = finish blood count; HBsAg = hepatitis B surface ar antigen; HIV = person immunodeficienty virus; PPD = purified protein derivative; RPR = quick plasma reagin.)

Adapted through permission from Bazemore AW, Smucker DR. Lymphadenopathy and also malignancy. Am Fam Physician. 2002;66(11):2109.


Radiologic review with computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, or ultrasonography may help to characterize lymphadenopathy. The American college of Radiology recommends ultrasonography as the initial imaging choice for cervical lymphadenopathy in youngsters up come 14 years of age and computed tomography for persons older than 14 years.15 based on the location of the abnormal nodes, the sensitivity of these modalities for diagnosing metastatic lymph nodes varies; therefore, history and clinical check must guide selection.16 If the diagnosis is tho uncertain, biopsy is recommended.

In youngsters with acute unilateral anterior cervical lymphadenitis and also systemic symptoms, antibiotics might be prescribed. Empiric antibiotics should target Staphylococcus aureus and group A streptococci. Options include dental cephalosporins, amoxicillin/clavulanate (Augmentin), orclindamycin.17 Corticosteroids should be avoided till a definitive diagnosis is made since treatment might potentially mask or hold-up histologic diagnosis that leukemia or lymphoma.5


Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) and core needle biopsy can assist in the diagnostic evaluation of lymph nodes as soon as etiology is unknown or malignant risk factors are existing (Table 44,6,10). FNA cytology is a quick, accurate, minimally invasive, and also safe technique to evaluate patient and aid in triage of unusual lymphadenopathy.18 If a reactive lymph node is likely, core needle biopsy have the right to be avoided, and FNA used alone. Combined, they allow cytologic and also histopathologic evaluate of lymph nodes. However, the use of both techniques may not be needed since the diagnostic accuracy the FNA in adult populations has actually been reported to strategy 90%, through a sensitivity and also specificity that 85% to 95% and also 98% come 100%, respectively.19,20 False-positive diagnoses room rare through FNA. False-negative results occur second to early on or partial joining of lymph nodes, inexperience with lymph node cytology, i could not recognize it lymphomas with heterogeneity, and also sampling errors.20 There room concerns about the integrity of FNA in the diagnosis of illness such together lymphoma since it is unable to evaluate lymph node architecture. Regardless, FNA may be a valuable triage tool for distinguishing benign reactive lymphadenopathy from malignancy.21


Table 4.Risk components for Malignancy

Age older than 40 years

Duration the lymphadenopathy better than four to 6 weeks

Generalized lymphadenopathy (two or much more regions involved)

Male sex

Node not returned to baseline ~ eight to 12 weeks

Supraclavicular location

Systemic signs: fever, night sweats, weight loss, hepatosplenomegaly

White race


Table 4.Risk factors for Malignancy

Age older than 40 years

Duration that lymphadenopathy greater than 4 to 6 weeks

Generalized lymphadenopathy (two or much more regions involved)

Male sex

Node not went back to baseline ~ eight to 12 weeks

Supraclavicular location

Systemic signs: fever, night sweats, load loss, hepatosplenomegaly

White race


Open excisional biopsy remains a diagnostic option for patients who perform not great to undergo added procedures. When selecting nodes for any kind of method, the largest, many suspicious, and most easily accessible node have to be sampled. Inguinal nodes generally display the shortest yield, and also supraclavicular nodes have the highest.22,23


Data Sources: A PubMed find was perfect in Clinical Queries. An essential terms: lymphadenopathy, peripheral, generalized, evaluation, treatment, imaging, management. The search included meta-analyses, randomized managed trials, clinical trials, and reviews. Additionally searched were essential Evidence Plus, the firm for healthcare Research and Quality proof reports, Clinical Evidence, Google Scholar, and the Cochrane database. Reference lists the retrieved posts were also searched. Search dates: September 2015 and also July 2016.


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