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One of the most common forms of lymphoma, a cancer of the white blood cells, B cell lymphoma is generally found in the lymph nodes or spleen.
Tonsillitis occurs when the tonsils (the two small lymph nodes that hang down at the back of the throat) become inflamed, the Mayo Clinic explains.
After one year in Jordan, Qassem’s mother developed cancer of the lymph nodes.
For example, the findings appear to explain why cancer tumors that invade this layer of tissue can spread to the lymph nodes.
When the little girl was 4, her aunt Meredith, who raised her from age 2 with the help of her grandmother Donna, noticed Kaylee's lymph nodes seemed enlarged.
Common symptoms are fever, sore throat, ear pain, tender lymph nodes in the neck, difficulty breathing through the nose and daytime sleepiness.
In the mice that recapitulate MS, testosterone influences the behavior of mast cells in the lymph nodes, central nervous system, and lining of the brain.
After the cancer was removed from her leg, Redberg's mother was urged by a doctor to undergo an additional surgery to cut away more tissue and nearby lymph nodes, which can harbor cancerous cells.
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LYMPH NODE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lymph node for English Language Learners
medical : any one of many rounded masses of tissue in the body through which lymph passes to be filtered and cleaned
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