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a.1.(Physiol.) Connected with, or formed in, the lymphatic glands.
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Rare spontaneous parietal endometriosis occurring around the umbilicus has been reported in scarless abdominal wall by presumed hematogenic or lymphogenic spread of endometriosis cells from the abdomen (1, 5, 32).
Kettler [3] has proposed that the absence of tubercles from the mucosa indicates a haematogenous or lymphogenic spread of infection, whereas tubercles mainly localized in the mucosa denote canalicular dissemination.
GIST metastasis to other visceral organs, lungs, pleura, bones, or brain is rare.7 Lymph node metastasis is unusual too (1-2%), thus, routine lymphadenectomy is not recommended.8 Extra abdominal lymphogenic spread is exceptionally rare and appears to also indicate a poorer prognosis.9