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Question: CT shows nodes in the retroperitoneum and mesentery

 luvumason - Thu May 24, 2007 6:53 pm

Hi, I am a 21 yr old female and I recieved some cat scan results that said I had nodes identified in the retroperitoneum and mesentery of uncertain significance. What does this mean?
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Thu Jul 05, 2007 11:41 pm

User avatar Why did you get the CT scan initially? This will help in answering the significance of the nodes.


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