Common Sites of Swollen Lymph Nodes

Common sites of swollen lymph nodes

The three most common sites of swollen lymph nodes are the neck, armpit, and groin.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Brian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal Medicine
Charles M. Myer III, MD - Pediatrics, Otolaryngology
Elizabeth T. Russo, MD - Internal Medicine

Current as ofNovember 18, 2017

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