lymphangitis


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lymphangitis

(ˌlɪmfænˈdʒaɪtɪs)
n, pl -gitides (-ˈdʒɪtɪˌdiːz)
(Pathology) inflammation of one or more of the lymphatic vessels
[C19: see lymph, angio-, -itis]
lymphangitic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lymphangitis - inflammation of a lymph vessel
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

lym·phan·gi·tis

, lymphangiitis, lymphangeitis
n. linfangitis, infl. de vasos linfáticos.

lymphangitis

n linfangitis f
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16] PM are typically single or multiple nodules, as opposed to a miliary type of spread or lymphangitis carcinomatosa, and hence more amenable to surgical resection.
Ron a chilly This year's dip is in memory of Ron's late brother-in-law Martyn Donnelly, a dedicated family man, keen cyclist, fisherman and member of the Infant Hercules choir who, aged 55, lost a battle with stomach cancer and lymphangitis in his lungs.
He had neither lymphangitis nor widespread rash, and his mucous membranes appeared normal.
The patient experienced lymphangitis attacks at the ipsilateral cruris accompanied by high fever four to five times a year.
It provides the appropriate sampling particularly in the diagnosis of tuberculosis, organizing pneumonia (OP), and respiratory bronchiolitis in which the involvement of the disease is apparent in the center of or around the bronchioles and in the diagnosis of some diseases such as lymphangitis carcinomatosa and sarcoidosis which have involvement throughout the lymphatic distribution (2).
37] Painful acute attacks in the form of acute filarial lymphangitis (AFL) or acute dermatolymphangioadenitis (ADLA) are common among LF patients.
Pasteurella infections are usually characterized by local intense cellulitis, purulent discharge, and lymphangitis 12 to 24 hours after the infection [1-3].
10) If the child is afebrile, lesions are itchy and painless, skin culture is negative, and there is no lymphangitis or spreading erythema, the inflammation is more likely a sign of impending resolution than bacterial secondary infection, and the urge to prescribe antibiotics should be resisted.
Less commonly, lymphangitis, lymphadenitis, ocular damage, and erysipelas-like plaques may be evident.
The nodular thickening associated with GGH needs special concern to rule out lymphangitis carcinomatosa (Figure.
Cutaneous Lymphangitis Carcinomatosis Metastasis of Extra-ovarian Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma.