matted lymph nodes

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matted lymph nodes


Definition A term of art referring to lymph nodes from a particular region of the body, which are adherent to each other and thus harbour a pathology.

Comment Whilst matting is usually Medspeak for malignant, it can also occur in tuberculosis or sarcoidosis. 

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