Monday, March 2, 2015

Study group discussion: Lymph nodes in various diseases

Characteristic lymph nodes in diseases:

Matted- Tuberculosis, LGV

Rubbery- Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Shotty- Syphilis.

Hard, fixed - Malignancy.

Do you know any more? Let us know in the comments section below!


  1. potato nodes - massive symmetrical hilar lymph nodes in sarcoidosis

    Sister Mary Joseph nodule - paraumbilical sentinel node in gastric adenocarcinoma

    Virchows node - left supraclavicular node - Troisier sign

    Irish node - left anterior axillary node in metastatic gastric cancer

    Delphian nodes- pretracheal/prelaryngeal nodes in thyroid or laryngeal cancer

    Lateral aberrant thyroid - cervical lymph nodes in papillary carcinoma thyroid

    Cloquet's lymph node -

    Cystic lymphnode of Lund - in Calot's triangle

    Is there any name for enlarged right supraclavicular lymph node?

    1. Omg thank you so much for taking the time and sharing this information with us! It is so lovely of you!

      I have no idea what the enlarged right supraclavicular node is called :(


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