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lymphangitis

(ˌlɪmfænˈdʒaɪtɪs)
n, pl -gitides (-ˈdʒɪtɪˌdiːz)
(Pathology) inflammation of one or more of the lymphatic vessels
[C19: see lymph, angio-, -itis]
lymphangitic adj
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Noun1.lymphangitis - inflammation of a lymph vessel
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

lym·phan·gi·tis

, lymphangiitis, lymphangeitis
n. linfangitis, infl. de vasos linfáticos.

lymphangitis

n linfangitis f
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In its earlier stages, pulmonary sarcoidosis is characterized microscopically by the presence of well-formed, usually nonnecrotizing granulomas that display a lymphangitic distribution along the pleura, interlobular septa, and bronchovascular bundles.
Skin examination was remarkable for a solitary papular lesion at the site of tick bite surrounded by a small erythematous halo associated with discrete lymphangitic streaking and painful enlarged left axillar lymph nodes.
It usually occurs by hematogenous or lymphangitic dissemination, mainly to the skin, the central nervous system, manifesting as headache and hydrocephalus, and to the bones, with a penchant for axial structures such as the vertebrae, skull, sternum, and ribs (19-24).
Docetaxel-induced hypersensitivity pneumonitis mimicking lymphangitic carcinomatosis in a patient with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the lung.
On postoperative day 2, the surgical lung biopsy demonstrated signet-ring cell pulmonary tumor embolism and lymphangitic carcinomatosis.
Chest CT demonstrated multiple poorly-circumscribed nodules and lymphangitic involvement in both lungs indicating pulmonary metastasis.
9,10] In a study done by Kreisman H et al, lymphangitic carcinoma was the most common pattern of pulmonary parenchymal metastasis.
HRCT is utilized to narrow the diagnosis by distinguishing the centrilobular distribution of PLCH nodules from the periphymphatic distribution of sarcoidosis, silicosis, and lymphangitic carcinomatosis.
The presence of a red lymphangitic streaking (lymphangitis) may be detected in a localized infection.
For example, thick, taut, fibrotic skin indicates a chronic problem, and redness and lymphangitic streaks are found in cellulitis.
On August 28, after the skin lesion progressed to an eschar with lymphangitic spread, the man consulted an infectious disease practitioner, who sent a biopsy specimen of the lesion to the Connecticut State Laboratory.