Table 2

Final diagnoses for patients referred to the lymph node diagnostic clinic

Diagnosis No of patients
Reactive lymphadenopathy51
Malignancy16
 Lymphoma9
 Head and neck cancer3
 Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia1
 Oesophageal carcinoma1
 Malignant melanoma1
 Thyroid carcinoma1
Infection4
Benign adenoma3
Tuberculosis3
Infectious mononucleosis2
Discoid lupus1
Dermopathic lymphadenopathy1
Lipoma1