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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.

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lymphadenopathy

(lɪmˌfædɪˈnɒpəθɪ; ˌlɪmfæd-)
n
(Pathology) a swelling of the lymph nodes, usually caused by inflammation associated with a viral infection such as rubella
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lym•phad•e•nop•a•thy

(lɪmˌfæd nˈɒp ə θi)

n.
chronically swollen lymph nodes.
[1915–20; lymph- + adeno- + -pathy]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lymphadenopathy - chronic abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes (usually associated with disease)
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
The most common causes of lymphadenopathies are infections (5).
FNAC samples were collected as described already in detail, using 21-23G needle and 10-20 ml syringe in diagnosis of canine lymphadenopathies (Mills, 1984; Cowell et al., 2003).
Ahmad et al 2005 [12] showed benign causes contributed to 86.4% of lymphadenopathies. Studies from other developing countries like Pakistan (Fatima et al 2011, [13] Khan et al 2011) also reported 92% and 73.2% benign lymphadenopathies.
found that multiple homogeneous lymphadenopathies involving levels II to V were found in most, with 94% being smaller than 2.5 cm.
Coagulation necrosis has been described in approximately 25% of mediastinal lymphadenopathies and it is seen more often in malignancies; however, a necrotic lymph node raises concern for the presence of tuberculosis, fungal, or bacterial infections [3, 5].
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.