Alexander K.C. Leung

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Cervical lymphadenitis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has cervical lymphadenitis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Approximately 38%-45% of otherwise normal children have palpable cervical lymph nodes. Cervical lymphadenopathy is usually defined as cervical lymph node tissue measuring more than 10 mm in diameter. The most common causes…

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