lymphadenopathy

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Related to lymphadenopathies: adenopathy, regional lymphadenopathy

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
6] The role of fine needle aspiration cytology in the evaluation of lymphadenopathies is well known.
found that multiple homogeneous lymphadenopathies involving levels II to V were found in most, with 94% being smaller than 2.
Objective: To determine the causes of lymphadenopathies in children living in our region, and detect the frequency of malignant disease.
This study aims to characterize the incidence of different types of lymphadenopathies, study various cytomorphological patterns in tuberculous lymphadenitis, and perform acid-fast staining in suspected cases of tuberculosis.
She had bilateral painless cervical lymphadenopathies of different sizes (2-6 cm), which were nontender hard and fixed in deep tissue.
All patients had tick-borne lymphadenopathy/Dermacentor tick-borne necrosis erythema and lymphadenopathy, which was defined as the association of a tick bite, an inoculation eschar on the scalp, and cervical lymphadenopathies (10).
Lymphadenopathies are divided into two groups as local lymphadenopathy in which a single or multiple lymph nodes adjacent to each other are involved and extensive lymphadenopathy in which more than two lymph nodes which are not adjacent to each other are involved.
The conclusion remains that the vast majority of lymphadenopathies are due to a benign infective cause.
She had several smaller lymphadenopathies in the same area.
This type of lymphadenopathy has to be differentiated from malignant lymphomas histologically accompanied by granulomas and tissue eosinophils, as well as from other benign lymphadenopathies associated with tissue eosinophils.