Lymphadenopathy

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Lymphadenopathy is defined as a change in the size or palpable consistency of a lymph node.

In cattle, peripheral lymphadenopathy refers to enlarged lymph nodes in peripheral sites such as pre-scapular, retropharyngeal, submandibular and popliteal lymph nodes. A single lymph node may be enlarge (localised) or many nodes may be affected (multicentric).

Numerous diseases are capable of causing lymphadenopathy, including: