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Swollen Lymph Glands (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

swollen lymph nodes, lymph glands, lymph nodes, lymphatic system, lymphocytes, lymphadenopathy, immune reaction, lymphoma, swollen lymph glands

Authors and Editors

Author: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCE: MedscapeReference.com. Lymph Node Disorders.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/15/2013

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