Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Neck Lymphadenitis Evaluation

The evaluation of cervical lymphadenitis begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with cervical lymphadenitis may include:

Tests may be necessary to confirm the diagnosis of cervical lymphadenitis caused by bacterial throat infection.

Tests that may be used to evaluate cervical lymphadenitis include:

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Neck Lymphadenitis References
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