Do you mean targeted diagnostics to reveal some age-specific diseases?Pawel Hertz писал(а): ↑Чт сен 20, 2018 7:12 pmWhat kind of examination take you in patients with LE of not known origin: 1. patients over 75 2. Patients between 50-75 and 3. under 50 4. younger. Mine have large lymph nodes up to 1,5cm in trachea region! Does it malignancy / sarcoidose / inflamation ?? What are yours experiences ?
May be, in youngsters preferable tools are EBV DNA analysis, HIV, tuberculin skin test,
Under 50 - serum angiotensin converting enzyme, calcium, AFP, hCG,
Between 50 and 75 - bronchoscopy, EBV, US of supraclavicular areas,
Above 75 - esophagoscopy, squamous cell carcinoma antigen.
Most of the other relevant cancers are already excluded by CT and US.