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Post  sufyan on Thu Nov 15, 2007 5:56 am

Hi there ,
another question from

a.Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
b.Drug reaction
c.Hodgkin disease
d.Infectious mononucleosis
e.Metastatic carcinoma
g.Systemic lupus erythematosus

For each patient with lymphadenopathy, select the most likely diagnosis.

2. A previously healthy 30-year-old man has had fever, night sweats, pruritus, and an enlarging lump above his left clavicle for 3 weeks. Examination shows a 3-cm, nontender, rubbery, supraclavicular lymph node. An x-ray of the chest shows mediastinal lymphadenopathy.

(Answer C)

3. A 41-year-old woman comes to the physician for a follow-up examination. She has taken aspirin for chronic headaches and phenytoin for a seizure disorder for 2 years. Examination shows mild epigastric tenderness and bilateral, 3-cm, nontender axillary lymph nodes. A lymph node biopsy shows hyperplasia.

(Answer B)


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