PD 3 Lymph

  1. What position should the patient be in to palpate the inguionls lymph nodes
    Patient lying supine with knees slightly flexed
  2. What is the proper way for palpating the epitrochlear lymph nodes
    Support the elbow with one had as you explore with the other
  3. Swelling and grotesque distortions of extremities most often the legs, particuliary the foot
  4. Also known as Milroy Disease
    Primary Lymphedema
  5. The most common cause of subacute or chronic lymphadentis in children
    Cat Scratch Disease
  6. What is the difference between lymphadema and edema
    Lymphedema does not pit, overlying skins eventually thinkens and feels tougher than usual
  7. Palpable lymph nodes is a tell tell sign of
  8. What are the only lymph nodes you can see
    Palintine tonsils
  9. It is relitively largest to the rest of the body shortly after birth but reaches its greatest absolute wieght at puberty
    The thymus
  10. What usually happens to the lymph nodes in older adults
    Become fibrotic
  11. During an HPI what should you usually ask your patient
    About Bleeding
  12. What equipment should you bring for examination of lymph tissue
    • CM ruler
    • Skin Marking pencil
  13. A Virchow node in the left supraclavicular region may result in
    • abdominal
    • thoracic malignancy
  14. In whom is it not uncommon to find post auricular and occipital nodes
    In children under 2
  15. What viral infection occurs most common in adolescents and young adults, often shows splenomegaly, and on occasion hepatomegly and/or rash may be noted
    • Epstein-Barr virus
    • (mono)
  16. Enlarged Adenoids and tonsils may obstruct
    Nasal Pharyngeal passageway
  17. Palpable nodes on the anterior portion of the chin
  18. What lymphnodes will swell with an infection to the arms
  19. Increased Lymphocytes shows what
    Viral Infection
  20. Increased neutrophils is a sign of
    Bacterial infection
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PD 3 Lymph
PD LYMPH test 3