Work-up of lymphadenopathy in children.

  title={Work-up of lymphadenopathy in children.},
  author={Sherrie L. Perkins and Glenn H. Segal and Carl R. Kjeldsberg},
  journal={Seminars in diagnostic pathology},
  volume={12 4},
Lymphadenopathy occurs frequently in childhood caused by both reactive and neoplastic origins. Correlation of clinical findings, historical information, and patient symptoms may provide important insights into the cause of lymphadenopathy. When malignancy is suspected or if a child does not respond to antibiotic therapy, nodal biopsy or cytological… CONTINUE READING