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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Sometimes, lymph node enlargement is the first manifestation of the diseases.
Lymph Node Enlargement in Neck Filariasis as a Rare Cause: A Case Report.
The CT images of each case were reviewed with the focus on the following features: bilaterality, location of lung parenchymal involvement, presence of consolidation (defined as dense opacification without forming mass), mass (round shaped opacity >3 cm in diameter), nodule ([less than or equal to]3 cm in diameter, regardless of margin), cavity (presence of air in the consolidation or mass/nodule), pleural effusion, and lymph node enlargement ([greater than or equal to]10 mm in short axis diameter).
Location, size, and distribution of mediastinal lymph node enlargement in chronic congestive heart failure.
The objective of this study was to determine the proportion of tuberculosis in patients presenting with cervical lymph node enlargement.
Both ultrasound (US) and computed tomography (CT) showed lymph node enlargement at the neck, axillary fossa, and inguinal groove.
Cervical lymph node enlargement on the right side as the initial manifestation of metastatic prostate cancer.
Clinical examination revealed a 4-kg weight loss within 3 months without peripheral lymph node enlargement.
DRESS also can include fever, lymph node enlargement, and internal organ involvement.
In our setting tuberculous lymphadenitis/HIV-related lymphadenopathy remains a relatively common cause for lymph node enlargement and can very often reliably be diagnosed by FNA.
A plain abdominal radiograph revealed pneumobilia, confirmed by a computed tomography scan that also showed abdominal lymph node enlargement.
The chief complaint of these patients was a painless submental lymph node enlargement.

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