Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Cervical Lymphadenopathy

“A Clinico-pathological study ofcervical lymphadenopathy”

Arunkumar D, Pratibha Arun, Neeta PN

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2022, Volume 9, Issue 4, Pages 1272-1277

Cervical lymphadenopathy is one of the commonpresenting complaints of patient in surgical
OPD (out-patient department). FineNeedle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC) is one of the
mostreliable, less expensive, and basic diagnostic procedure forthe definitive and conclusive
diagnosis of the immunesystem which presents in the form of enlarged lymphnodes. A study
was conducted in surgery Department of Fr. Muller Medical College Hospital, Manipal from
May 2011 and March 2013 on 102 patients with enlarged cervical lymphnodes. FNAC was
done to make the diagnosis. Out of 102 patients 22.5 % tubercular,57.8%chronic NSL 4.9%
Hodgkin’s lymphoma and 14.8 % were malignant. FNACis one of the most dependable
diagnostic tools in case ofcervical lymphadenopathy for early diagnosis and detectionfor the
better management.