Nódulos linfáticos inflamados

Los ganglios linfáticos juegan un papel importante en la defensa del cuerpo contra la infección. La inflamación puede ocurrir aun cuando la infección sea trivial o no sea aparente. La inflamación de los ganglios linfáticos es generalmente el resultado de una infección localizada o sistémica, de la formación de un absceso o de una malignidad.Nódulos linfáticos inflamados

Revision

Last reviewed 9/3/2012 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington; and Franklin W. Lusby, MD, Ophthalmologist, Lusby Vision Institute, La Jolla, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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