lymphadenopathy

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lym·phad·e·nop·a·thy

 (lĭm-făd′n-ŏp′ə-thē, lĭm′fə-dn-)
n. pl. lym·phad·e·nop·a·thies
An enlargement of the lymph nodes, usually associated with disease.

lymphadenopathy

(lɪmˌfædɪˈnɒpəθɪ; ˌlɪmfæd-)
n
(Pathology) a swelling of the lymph nodes, usually caused by inflammation associated with a viral infection such as rubella

lym•phad•e•nop•a•thy

(lɪmˌfæd nˈɒp ə θi)

n.
chronically swollen lymph nodes.
[1915–20; lymph- + adeno- + -pathy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lymphadenopathy - chronic abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes (usually associated with disease)
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations

lym·phad·e·nop·a·thy

n. linfadenopatía, enfermedad que afecta los nódulos linfáticos;
axillary ______ axilar;
cervical ______ cervical;
generalized ______ generalizada;
mediastinal ______ mediastínica;
supraclavicular ______ supraclavicular.
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Sarcoidosis involves the bronchi or lung in more than 90 percent of patients and intrathoracic manifestations are protean, ranging from asymptomatic bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy to chronic, progressive, (ultimately fatal), respiratory insufficiency.
It is generally observed in young adults (20-40 years old), and it often presents with bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy, pulmonary infiltration, and skin and ocular involvement.
Plain computed tomography revealed small, diffuse, reticular small nodular lesions, ground glass appearance, mediastinal and bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy, and bilateral pleural effusion (Figure 1a).
The chest computed tomography (CT) showed right lower lobe mass with an irregular cavity, bronchial stenosis, mediastinal and right hilar lymphadenopathy [Figure 1]c.
Sarcoidosis rarely exhibits unilateral pleural effusion and usually manifests with bilateral interstitial lung disease, hilar lymphadenopathy, and non-necrotizing granulomas.
CECT of the chest did not reveal any tracheobronchial narrowing, mediastinal or hilar lymphadenopathy, or involvement of mediastinal vessels, heart, and esophagus.
The CT scan confirmed the stability of the pulmonary nodules with no changes to heart size and no evidence of mediastinal or hilar lymphadenopathy.
He had been attending our clinic regularly and remained well, but on a visit 4 years later possible recurrence was considered--with hilar lymphadenopathy noted on his chest radiograph.
Chest computed tomography scan showed right hilar lymphadenopathy and local plural thickening in posterior part of left hemithorax.
Followup computed tomography (CT) (Figure 2) of the chest with contrast revealed multiple pulmonary nodules with a dominant right middle lobe mass (5x4x3cm), as well as abnormal mediastinal and bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy, concerning for a neoplastic process.
On chest X-ray examination, bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy (BHL) is common, as are nodules, which predominantly affect the upper lobes.