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    Can anyone translate these CT scan results?
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    tinkydwd123 posted:
    I have a follow up with my doctor in a week, but I'm trying to understand these results before then. Due to some abnormal CBCs, and a few other factors, she is testing me for CLL and Hodgkin lymphoma. I've had a swollen lymph node in my neck for about a year, so I got the scan done, but I do not understand the medical terminology, and my brain is hurting from all the googling and trying to piece stuff together. If anyone could give me any insight on what this means, It would be greatly appreciated
    "Overlying the trapezius muscle on the left posteriorly is the deep subq tissues in the axial plane towards mjid-T7 are two soft tissue foci each approximately 1 cm in diameter most supportive of lymph nodes; lymph nodes elsewhere not observed; correlation clinically and may warrant further investigation"

    "At the level of the marker overlying the sternocleidomastoid in the axial plane of C5 there is cephalad and caudal to this level a contiguous solitary external jugular; bifurcates temporarily over a length from lower C4 through lower C5 of approximately 2.5 cm; incidental and does not represent a lesion; negative for concern and other finding at this level is not midcervical region is speculated to account for the relativeprominence of the right side of the neck over the left; a common perception; a lision is not identified right or left neck and grossly the pattern from the subraorbital region through the orbits and facial region other than mild levo-deviated nasal septum with nonocclusive small spur the paranasal sinuses, the oropharyngeal, glottic and subglottic regions, the submandibnular and paratid glands are otherwise unremarkable. In the midleft lobe of the thyroid is a small 2 mm suspected cyst and likely incidental; ultrasound if any clinical concern."

    "Some venous injected air at the right subclavian vein level is noted"


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