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Lymphoma-like symptoms

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • February 13, 2013
  • 00:21 AM

First of all, thank you for reading.

My father, a 63 year old and usually healthy male had about 8 months ago massive lymphadenopathy in the mesenteric lymph nodes. Also, the inguinal nodes were a little swollen and he also had mild lymphadenopathy in the mediastinum. This created insufficiency of the right kidney which after inserting a urine stand was resolved.
The main suspicion was lymphoma, therefore a biopsy was taken and turned out to be reactive with no evidence of malignancy found.
During the last months there was improvement in the size of the lymph nodes in all areas but there was still mild lymphadenopathy.
In early January, my father's leg started to get really swollen and again, the inguinal lymph nodes were swollen. Also, there was a mild lymphadenopathy of the mesenteric and mediastinal lymph nodes. And again, the doctors thought it was lymphoma, a biopsy was taken and turned out to be reactive with no evidence of malignancy found.
During all the last 8 months, my father's blood tests were normal and good and he had no fever.

We and the doctors are clueless. If you've heard or came up across a familiar case and have any thoughts you can offer, I would be grateful.


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