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Lymph Node

Lymph Node
Price : £190
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Lymph nodes are located in many parts of the body, including the Neck, Axilla (armpit), Chest, Abdomen (belly), and Groin. You can use the scan packages to book for more than one part of your body.
Ultrasound can reveal characteristics of infected lymph nodes, including changes in size, shape, and internal structure and it can identify cystic structures within lymph nodes, helping distinguish between cystic and solid lesions

 

Lymph node scan is suitable for you if you experience any of the following:
• Difficulty in swallowing
• Abnormal swelling 
• Neck pain and Discomfort
• To determine the nature of the lumps
And to find evidence of lymphadenopathy
• Follow up on previous findings such as enlarged lump, reactive lymph node
• A palpable enlarged lump

 

Lymph node scan can be used for:
• Detection of the cancer or other life-threatening diseases in the lymph nodes
• Detection and differentiation between benign and malignant problems in the lymph nodes
• To find enlarged lymph nodes
• Cause of enlargement or inflammation of lymph nodes
• Incidental finding of significant stenosis in the Carotid or vertebral arteries

FAQs

What can be detected and diagnosed by Lymph node ultrasound scan?

Enlarged Lymph Nodes (Lymphadenopathy): The primary indication for a lymph node ultrasound is the detection of enlarged lymph nodes, which may be caused by infections, inflammation, or underlying diseases. Lymph Node Inflammation and Reactive Changes: Inflammatory conditions affecting the lymph nodes, such as autoimmune diseases, can be visualized through ultrasound. Reactive changes, including increased blood flow, can also be detected. Nodal Architecture and Structure: Ultrasound provides detailed information about the internal architecture and structure of lymph nodes, helping healthcare professionals assess the nature of abnormalities.

Why do I need a Lymph node scan?

Lymph node scan is suitable for you if you experience any of the following: Difficulty in swallowing Abnormal swelling in the neck Neck pain and Discomfort To determine the nature of the lumps on the neck To find evidence of lymphadenopathy Follow up on previous findings such as enlarged lump, reactive lymph node A palpable enlarged lump

What are the most common findings in Lymph node scans?

Detection of the cancer or other life-threatening diseases in the lymph nodes Detection and differentiation between benign and malignant problems in the lymph nodes To find enlarged lymph nodes Cause of enlargement or inflammation of lymph nodes Incidental finding of significant stenosis in the Carotid or vertebral arteries

What preparation do I need?

Apart from moving all jewellery from your neck, there is no essential preparation for this scan. You should be able to eat and drink normally before the test. Take your medicines as normal unless you're told otherwise. If you're taking medicines to thin your blood, your doctor might ask you to stop them beforehand. Please inform the specialist if you have neck Arthritis.

How my private ultrasound scan can accelerate proceeding my case in NHS ?

Following the private ultrasound scan in phoenix ultrasound clinic, you can expect to receive your results within 24 hours. Subsequently, you can efficiently share these results with your General Practitioner (GP) or NHS healthcare team. This streamlined process facilitates the continuation of ongoing treatments or the initiation of new ones.

When will I get the results?

You will receive your results verbally immediately after the scan. Following the appointment, the sonographer will review the images and prepare a written report within 24 hours, with any recommended actions. The report and images will be sent to you, allowing you to discuss the findings with your doctor or physiotherapist if necessary.

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