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Differential Diagnosis For Virchow's node/Supraclavicular left sign
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- Neoplastic Disorders
- Adenocarcinoma, gastric
Virchow's node is an lymph node that receives lymphatic drainage from thoracic duct to enters left subclavian vein. It's placed in left supraclavicular fossa between two heads of sternocleidomastoid muscle.
Enlargement of this node also called Troisier's sign usually indicated cancer in abdominal cavity especially gastric cancer....A firm,enlarged and palpable left supraclavicular lymph node. Classically from gastric cancer but seen with other gi cancers as well. .. anon
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- NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)