III. Causes: Collagen Vascular Causes of Lymphadenopathy

IV. Causes: Neoplastic Causes of Lymphadenopathy

  1. Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  2. Lymphosarcoma
  3. Histiocytic Medullary Reticulosis
  4. Leukemia
    1. Lymphocytic Leukemia
    2. Myelocytic Leukemia
  5. Metastatic cancer
    1. Melanoma and other skin cancers
    2. Kaposi's Sarcoma
    3. Neuroblastoma
    4. Seminoma
    5. Lung Cancer
    6. Breast Cancer
    7. Prostate Cancer
    8. Renal carcinoma
    9. Head and neck cancers
    10. Gastrointestinal tract cancers

V. Causes: Miscellaneous Causes of Lymphadenopathy

  1. Common
    1. Serum Sickness
    2. Sarcoidosis
    3. Hyperthyroidism
  2. Less Common
    1. Kawasaki Disease
    2. Amyloidosis
    3. Niemann-Pick Disease
    4. Gaucher's Disease
    5. Beryllioisis
    6. Silicosis
    7. Angiofollicular lymph node hyperplasia (Castleman Disease)
    8. Histiocytosis
    9. Kituchi Lymphadenitis
    10. Kimura Disease

VI. References

  1. Degowin (1987) Diagnostic Exam, Macmillan, p. 467
  2. Dornbland (1992) Adult Ambulatory Care, p. 662-7
  3. Wilson (1991) Harrison's Internal Medicine, p. 354-6
  4. Lee (1999) Wintrobe's Hematology, p. 1826-30
  5. Ferrer (1998) Am Fam Physician 58(6): 1313-2 [PubMed]
  6. Gaddey (2016) Am Fam Physician 94(11): 896-903 [PubMed]
  7. Libman (1987) J Gen Intern Med 2(1):48-58 [PubMed]

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