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Table 2 The number of the cats, number of the lymph nodes and the dimension of the lymph nodes (mm) such as width, length, height among intra-thoracic lymph nodes of sternal, cranial mediastinal, and tracheobronchial on post-contrast enhanced computed tomographic images

From: Multi-factorial considerations for intra-thoracic lymph node evaluations of healthy cats on computed tomographic images

Location Parameters Total Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
Sternal lymph node Number of cats 6/24 3/8 3/8
Number of lymph nodes 6 3 3
Dimension of lymph node 3.93 × 8.39 × 3.84 4.46 × 9.75 × 4.60 3.41 × 7.02 × 3.09
Cranial mediastinal lymph nodes Number of cats 9/24 2/8 7/8
Number of lymph nodes 12 3 9
Dimension of lymph node 4.02 × 6.23 × 3.67 2.97 × 6.52 × 3.14 4.38 × 6.17 × 3.98
Tracheobronchial lymph nodes Number of cats 7/24 2/8 5/8
Number of lymph nodes 10 2 8
Dimension of lymph node 3.51 × 4.93 × 3.44 2.67 × 2.92 × 2.36 3.73 × 6.81 × 3.54
  1. Group1: cats aged ≤7 months; Group 2: cats aged > 7 months – 7 years; Group 3: cats aged ≥7 years
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