Cervical adenopathy remains a current problem in pediatrics. Although most of the cases have an infectious or benign etiology, it is important. Cette étude prospective menée du 1er Septembre au 31 Août chez 75 patients reçus pour adénopathies cervicales chroniques dans le service. Get this from a library! Les adénopathies cervicales néoplasiques.. [Y Cachin].

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Table of Contents Alerts. Metastatic lymph nodes are enlarged because tumor cells have detached from the primary tumor and started growing in the lymph node “seeded”. Currently, the adolescent is hospitalised in the ENT ward, where the pharynx carcinoma with nodal metastasis was confirmed. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. FLE year-old male from an urban environment is admitted to hospital in September for fever, unwellness, and dysphagia.

Case Report FLE year-old male from an urban environment is admitted to hospital in September for fever, unwellness, and dysphagia. Hence, the patient was given penicillin for cervica,es days.

Cervical lymphadenopathy – Wikipedia

The term lymphadenopathy strictly speaking refers to disease of the lymph nodes[1] though it is often used to describe the enlargement of the lymph nodes.


Cervical lymphadenopathy can be thought of as local where only the cervical lymph nodes are affected, or general where all the lymph nodes of the body are affected.

Rapid elucidation of the etiology allows a treatment with optimum effect. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The lymph node ultrasound is a useful element that can raise malignancy suspicions even in an apparent benign clinical context.

However, it could have resulted in a delay of the primary diagnosis by interpreting the cervical mass in the infectious context. The following observations were made: Lastly, nodal metastasis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma, thyroid cancer, or parathyroid tumors can occur [ 1 — 9 ].

Clinical problem solving in dentistry 3rd ed. In addition, it must be used to remove the erroneous interpretations resulting from these techniques. The lymph node is round, well defined, hypoechoic, and with intranodal calcification and no echogenic hilus Figure 2. The first ENT examination revealed pseudomembranous tonsillitis. The histopathologic examination suggests the presence of a lymph node metastasis of an undifferentiated lymphoepithelial carcinoma with an ENT starting point.

The ultrasound, gray scale mode B, of the cervical mass showed a well-defined adenopathy Since cancer generally occurs more frequently in older people, this kind of lymphadenopathy is more common in older persons.

This includes 7 criteria: The apparent acute evolution, the onset with high fever, dysphagia, pseudomembranous tonsillitis, the right laterocervical adenopaties, and the favourable response to the antibiotic treatment initially suggested an infectious etiology with intricate elements of streptococcal and infectious mononucleosis. Abstract Distinguishing between benign and malign adenopathies remains a challenge and could represent a source of error in a diagnosis.


Lymphoepithelial carcinoma is a rare malignancy in children. On ultrasoundB-mode imaging depicts lymph node morphology, whilst power Doppler can assess the vascular pattern.

Figure adenopathids shows the intraoperative aspects during lymph node excision. Sometimes the infectious context can mask or unmask a malign chronic disease with insidious evolution. Lymph nodes may become enlarged in malignant disease. We report a case of right laterocervical adenopathy in a year-old teenager admitted to hospital with an episode of fever associated with dysphagia, congested pharynx, and pultaceous deposits.

Cervical lymphadenopathy refers to lymphadenopathy of the cervical lymph nodes the glands in the neck. Sometimes metastatic cervical lymph node is detected before the main cancer. As a result, being able to distinguish between benign and malign adenopathies is of great interest to the clinician.