Bilateral hilar lymph node enlargement

Bilateral hilar lymph node enlargement can arise from many causes, which include: sarcoidosis infection tuberculosis mycoplasma histoplasmosis coccidiodomycosis malignancy lymphoma: more common in hodgkin lymphoma than non-hodgkin lymphoma. carcinoma inorganic dust disease silicosis berylliosis read MORE

Cancer Emergencies

Leukostasis occurs with WBC count greater than 50,000 with symptoms (usually 100,000), predominantly pulmonary and neurologic symptoms.80% of patients will have fever, so treat for infection concurrently. Chemotherapy is the only treatment that decreases mortality, but if not available, leukopheresis is the next step. Neutropenic fever is defined as a single oral temperature greater than […]

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