Palpable lymph nodes of the neck in Swedish schoolchildren.

  title={Palpable lymph nodes of the neck in Swedish schoolchildren.},
  author={Lars Olof Larsson and Michael Weis Bentzon and K Berg Kelly and Lotta Mellander and B E Skoogh and I L Stranneg{\aa}rd and Aileen Lind},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  volume={83 10},
We studied 3592 Swedish schoolchildren, 8 or 9 years old, examined for palpable submandibular, cervical and supraclavicular lymph nodes. All children were skin tested with 2 TU PPD RT23 and with 0.1 microgram of Mycobacterium avium sensitin or 0.1 microgram of M. scrofulaceum sensitin. A total of 991 children had palpable lymph nodes in any of the three locations. Among them, 811 had lymph nodes in one location, 162 in two locations and 18 in three. In 312 children, the lymph nodes were > or… CONTINUE READING