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Noun1.lymphangiectasia - dilatation of a lymph vessel
ectasia, ectasis - dilatation or distension of a hollow organ


, lymphangiectasia
n. linfagiectasis, dilatación de los vasos linfáticos.
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They started taking CT scans of his lungs," said Natasha, "and a lung biopsy revealed he had a rare condition called Congenital Pulmonary Lymphangiectasia.
Elevated venous pressure causes intestinal lymphangiectasia causing loss of albumin, protein, and lymphocytes in gut.
Renal lymphangiectasia is a rare benign disease, which is usually asymptomatic.
Known specific causes include congenital mediastinal lymphangiectasia (cystic hygroma) (5), gastric carcinoma (6, 7), lymphangiomatosis of the chest/ Gorham syndrome (8, 9), primary mediastinal neoplasms such as lymphoma and germ cell tumor (6, 10), mediastinal hamartoma (8), infection with tuberculosis (11), deep vein thrombosis with superior vena cava syndrome (12), pancreatitis (13), allergic alveolitis (14), and Behcet's disease (15).
Changes in regulatory molecules for lymphangiogenesis in intestinal lymphangiectasia with enteric protein loss.