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Hello , what can be the cause of : 1- generalized lymphadenopathy 2-

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Hello , what can be the cause of :
1- generalized lymphadenopathy
2- severe sudden weight loss
3- strong cough
4- fatique
5- splenomegaly
6- bone pain
7- numbness in the right leg
the cervical lymph node biopsy revealed that the lymph nodes are reactive but still we don't now the exact disease.
Thanks
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 4 years ago.
Greetings Abdullah.

A peripheral blood film and chest x-ray, if not yet done would be recommended. The lymph node biopsy slides should be reviewed by the another pathologist, Meanwhile, if conclusion are not drawn by these; another lymph node biopsy would be necessary to reach to a conclusion. Following causes should be looked for;
1) Epstein-Barr virus,

2) cytomegalovirus

3) megaloblastic anemia

4) histoplasmosis,

5) tuberculosis

5) hyperthyroidism

6) sarcoidosis,

7) amyloidosis

8) lymphoma

9) leukemia


Lymphoma, leukemia, tuberculosis are the most common diagnosis for all of these symptoms.

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