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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CL was associated with nodular lymphangitis, adenitis, and superficial phlebitis of the affected limb in 2, 3, and 1 patient, respectively.
The presence of erythema or streaking lymphangitis seen tracking proximally suggests a systemic infection.
In addition, it should be remembered that obesity may also play a role in causing lymphedema via poor and delayed wound healing due to fat necrosis, secondary infection, regional lymphangitis, and lymphatic obstruction (31).
8) endemic area) Group (Area) Filarial symptoms CFA-group Nil (Endemic area) CFA+group Lymphangitis, (Endemic area) Lymphadenopathy CFA-control Nil group (Non- endemic area) Table 2.
There is also an increased risk for the development of other skin problems such as eczematous dermatitis, cellulitis, and lymphangitis.
Six treatment related or possibly treatment related serious adverse events (SAEs) were observed among the 715 subjects enrolled, including one tendon rupture, one case of serious allergic reaction / possible anaphylaxis, one case of post procedural hemorrhage, one case of lymphangitis, one case of deep vein thrombosis/pulmonary embolism and one case of post injection malaise, swelling and pain.
Fine-needle aspiration of a left preauricular lymph node revealed multinucleated giant cells and noncaseating granulomas consistent with granulomatous lymphangitis (Figure 2).
If someone gets a red weal up their arm, a condition called lymphangitis, that indicates the infection is spreading locally and does need antibiotic treatment quickly.
Three Sandy and Details shield - nose snake stony contradictory; local subspecies (races) regions in pain, swelling and recognised: Aspidelaps Namib desert, lymphangitis in some scutatus scutatus (western moist and arid of the bites; race), Aspidelaps savanna, neurotoxic in scutatus fulafula (eastern across others, with one race) and Aspidelaps northern fatality scutatus intermedius regions of (central race) southern Africa, from Namibia across to Mozambique Mambas (genus Large, agile, slender diurnal Dendroaspis) elapid snakes with a long flat-sided head, a medium-sized eye and a round pupil.
His death at the age of 28 after suffering from lymphangitis, an infection of the lymph vessels, comes hard on the heels of that of Shahrastani, the Derby hero of that same vintage summer.
Infection was defined as at least two of the following: purulent discharge, local heat increment, local erythema, lymphangitis, edema, fever and bad odour (4,5).
If left untreated, lymphedema may predispose the affected limb to the development of other secondary complications like recurrent bouts of cellulitis or lymphangitis, axillary vein thrombosis, severe functional impairment, cosmetic embracement, and lymphangiosarcoma [9].