Asked in Conditions and Diseases
Conditions and Diseases
Lymph nodes are made up of what type of tissue?
Asked in Cancer
What type of cancer cells kills the most woman in Canada?
Adenocarcinomas for sure. Adenocarcinoma is a cancer originating in glandular tissue. They develop in tissue such as pancreas, breast, ovaries, and lymph nodes. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases
What are facts about lymph nodes?
They are small bumps or bean like bumps that can't be felt unless they are swollen. Having a sore throat may cause them to swell. Lymph nodes also contain lymphocytes ( a type cell) that fights off infections. Lymph nodes can be found throughout the body. Some are directly under the skin and others can be found deep inside the body. You can also get cancer in them. ...
Asked in Health, Child Health
What causes swollen lymph nodes in the back of your head?
Lymph nodes swell because they are attempting to filter and purify your lymphatic system. They attempt to "clean" and remove any type of infection you may be fighting. They also swell in some instances of cancer. And there are no Lymph nodes in the "back" of your head. There are groin, armpit, chest, trunk and next to the veins and arteries in the side of your neck. Correction By makikid: There are cervical (back of neck) lymph nodes that can run up...
Asked in Medical Terminology
What is the medical term meaning malignant tumor of the lymph nodes and tissue?
A primary malignancy of lymph nodes is typically described as a Lymphoma; however, nodes are often the first site of metastatic spread of carcinomas (in contrast to sarcomas which typically can spread by blood flow). Lymphoma are in general uncontrolled proliferation of immune cells that are found in the lymph nodes. There are two main divisions of lymphoma Non Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and Hodgkin Lymphoma. Hodgkin Lymphoma had a unique cell type (Reed-Sternberg) that is not present in NHL. Among these two...
Asked in Dog Health, Lymphatic System
Where are the cancerous lymph nodes usually located?
This will depend upon what type of cancer you are asking about, and where the primary cancer is at. Lymphoma in dogs tends to affect a number of lymph nodes, including the ones above the shoulders and in the back legs. However, a carcinoma would generally first metastasize to the regional lymph node, wherever that may be at. ...
The third important cell type in lymph nodes are usually found clustered around the medullary sinuses?
Macrophages and they act as phagocytes!
Asked in Health, Lymphatic System
How do you cure swollen lymph nodes?
Your lymph nodes usally swell due to your body trying to fight some type of infection. If you're not sick or don't have a sore throat; you may want to go see a doctor. Sometimes people think that their nodes are swelled, when really it is just a bump under the skin caused while brushing or combing their hair... :) ...
Asked in Health
When langerhans cells phagocytize where do they carry them?
Phagotized pathogen by langerhans cells are carried to the lymphocytes. The lymphocytes are a type of WBC that are located in the lymph nodes. ...
Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
What is reticular tissue?
it is a type of connective flesh that can be found in areas that are close to the lymph nodes, kidney, liver, and spleen. it can also be located inside of bone marrow. reticular fibers build up the stroma which is used to aid these organs which are known as the lymphoid organs. ...