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.

Current as ofJuly 30, 2018

Author: Healthwise Staff
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

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