Adenitis

Acute or chronic inflammation of one or more lymph nodes. It is usually caused by an infectious process.

Disease Alternative Name

lymph gland infection
lymphadenitis
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BCG Adenitis

A mother brought her two and half month baby for a 3cm (approx) sized swelling of left axilla Which is non tender and wa...See More

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I think it is a lymph node may be reactionary to BCG VACCINE NO ACTIVE TREATMENT AT PRESENT JUST WAIT AND WATCH, IT MAY GET RESOLUTION BY 3 MOMTHS.


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Should ISONIAZID be given in case of BCG adenitis in a 2 month old child ?

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variable strategies have been applied in treating lymphadenitis related to BCG vaccine, ranging from observation, anti-mycobacterial therapy, aspiration, incision and drainage to lymph node surgical excision.


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