What should be included in the differential diagnoses of lymphadenitis of the epitrochlear lymph nodes?

Updated: Feb 12, 2019
  • Author: Elizabeth Partridge, MD, MPH, MS; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Epitrochlear lymph nodes

Epitrochlear lymph nodes receive lymphatic drainage from the lower extremities.

Infections associated with epitrochlear lymph nodes are as follows:

  • Skin and soft tissue infections from local trauma

Malignancies associated with epitrochlear lymph nodes are as follows:

  • Lymphoma


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