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wolftrades
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   Posted 1/2/2008 3:24 PM (GMT -7)   

I have anemia of chronic disease, psoriatric arthritis, an elevated sed rate and C-rp. itching, dropped 10 pounds in about 3 weeks, slight loss of appetite.

CT scan revealed mildly enlarged lymph node 1X1 cm on right inguinal region along witha mildly enlarged thymus (2X1 cm) and top normal sized lumph nodes in pretracheal and paraaortic region.

Spleen, at 12.6 cm, is mildly enlarged.

Is a bone marrow biopsy called for next?
What IS next?
Could this be lymphoma?

Thanks
Alan

PS: I have 3 levels of bulging discs with 2 levels of spinal stenosis and facet hypertrophy. Current meds 100 mcg Fentanyl Patch ok to change 48 hours and 120 mg of Roxicodone daily for b/t


mrsm123
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   Posted 1/3/2008 1:13 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Allan,
I have no idea if it would be lymphoma or not , but try not to get too caught up in the what can it be thinking. If it is anything serious, you will hear from your doctor pretty quickly to come in and discuss options.
Hang in there, I'm sure that you are worried. I hope things turn out okay for you.
Sandi
PLIF/TLIF Fusion w/Instrumentation L4-5 Spondololysthesis L4-5.Laminectomies L4-5, foraminal stenosis L3-4, L4-5, L5-S1, herniations L3-4, L4-5, L5-S1, central canal stenosis L3-4, L4-5 and L5-S1
POST OP CES 3/30-06
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On going back pain and neuropathic pain, failed back surgery, consult for scs, decided not to do that at this point.
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straydog
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   Posted 1/6/2008 9:49 PM (GMT -7)   
Wofle I had an enlarged lymph node as well but the drs did nothing about it and it eventually went back to normal size. One of the things they did check me for was lymphedema. So, what is your dr saying? Susie

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