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tracytommy
09-11-2013, 10:07 AM
My CT showed I have shotty lumph nodes in the soft tissue of my neck? what does that mean? should I be concerned?

esker
09-11-2013, 11:34 AM
"shotty" means that the lymph nodes feel round and hard when the doctor palpates them. It's nothing to be concerned about. the term "shotty" is kind of an old fashioned word.

tracytommy
09-11-2013, 11:38 AM
"shotty" means that the lymph nodes feel round and hard when the doctor palpates them. It's nothing to be concerned about. the term "shotty" is kind of an old fashioned word.

the doctor seems kinda concerned and told me it could be cancer or infection. they dr did not feel anything she just saw the report that said that