What do bilateral fatty axillary lymph nodes mean? It's more prominent on the left side.

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Are you sure that they're lymph nodes? It is more likely to be the tail of the breast for me.
Do you have any primary disease? Since you've seen a doctor, it's better to consult the result with him/her.
Axillary lymph nodes are the lymph nodes located in the armpit. Fatty Infiltration of the lymph node is very common, especially in the aged, occurs in the mesenteric, abdominal, and axillary nodes.

Depending on the volume, radiography may be necessary. Mammography may be necessary as well. The result can be either benign or malignant.
It sounds you've already had imaging test. Fatty axillary lymph nodes can be benign or malignant, and it's not directly associated with the size of the lymph nodes. An radiologist knows the difference. If you're reading a report from a radiologist, and it didn't say anything malignant, they should be benign.
i had ct scan with dye lymph node left side neck now there sending me for biopsy still doint know what it is ?
Biopsy is the gold standard for diagnosis. They probabaly can not make a definite diagnosis based on the imaging. You know many disorders can happen on the neck when the lymph node is enlarged.
had biopsy not cancer was told fatty tumer its back and sore not sure what to do next ?
Hi, if they are fatty tumors, you should be glad since most of them are benign.You have to consult your surgeon for further treatment regime. Usually, they can take these fatty tumor out of your body by incising.
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