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What does nonspecific sub centimeter menace trip and retro peritoneal lymph nodes mean on cr
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Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.

sub centimeter means less than a centimenter

lymph nodes less than a centimeter on CT scan usually means they are benign.

I think your phone is autocorrecting your question

retroperitoneal lymph nodes are in the abdomen and lymph nodes there less than 1cm are normal

you probably mean messenteric and retroperitoneal lymph nodes

messentery is the blood vessels and lymphatic channels which feed your bowels in your abdomen.

this is normal to have lymph nodes there

it sounds like you have an abdominal CT scan.
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abdominal ct so these lymph nodes are normal? Why do they note them on ct
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Oncologist: Dr. David, Doctor (MD) replied 3 years ago
the radiologist report on them on the CT scan report because they can see them.

radiologist will often report on normal structures they see on CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis

just because they report on them doesn't mean they are bad or cancerous or malignant.

let me know if you have other questions.
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