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n. pl. lym·phan·gi·og·ra·phies
Examination of the lymph nodes and lymphatic vessels following the injection of a radiopaque substance. Also called lymphography.

lym·phan′gi·o·gram′ (-ə-grăm′) n.
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(lɪmˌfæn dʒiˈɒg rə fi)

x-ray visualization of lymph vessels and nodes following injection of a contrast medium.
Also called lymphography.
[1940–45; lymph- + angio- + -graphy]
lym•phan′gi•o•gram` (-əˌgræm) n.
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Noun1.lymphangiography - roentgenographic examination of lymph nodes and lymph vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium; produces a lymphangiogram
angiography - roentgenographic examination of blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium; produces an angiogram
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Since 1921 following the discovery of X-ray by Wilhem Roentgen, the radiopaque property of LPD hasbeen exploited for radiological diagnoses in lymphangiography, hysterosalpingography, sialography, and fistulography [1].
Lymphangiography showed almost complete obstruction of the deep lymphatic system of the lower limbs with back-diffusion into the peripheral superficial lymphatic system, the left leg more affected than the right.
Lymphangiography was performed, which showed normal lymphatic vessels in lower limbs, new enlarged lymph nodes in inguinal and retroperitoneal regions.
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