Lymph node enlargement in children is a condition that should be stopped within 1-2 weeks. Otherwise, any specialist should be consulted and the treatment of this condition should be provided. Lymph nodes; It is a part that protects the human body from external factors and forms the immune system. This cluster of lymph nodes located in the neck, armpits, groin, back of the knee, chest and abdominal cavity; It is one of the body’s greatest defenders against infections that enter the body. Growth status can be understood by feeling that it can be palpated.
What Causes Lymph Node Enlargement?
Enlarged lymph nodes
In the case of no specific cause can be established. First of all, the growth reason of lymph nodes; It is determined by looking at the age of the person, previous illnesses, the number of existing lymph nodes, the size of the lymph nodes, and the relationship of these lymph nodes with the surrounding tissue.
How Is Lymph Node Enlargement Diagnosed?
The person suspected of having lymph node enlargement is physically examined and various tests are performed as a result of this examination. The patient is diagnosed by performing procedures such as blood tests, bidirectional chest radiography, ultrasound, computed tomography, and biopsy. One by diagnosis to the treatment application process is passed.