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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
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Translations

lym·phan·gi·tis

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

n linfangitis f
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Bronchoalveolar studies have been reported to be very useful in diagnosis of adenocarcinoma and tumours with lymphangitic or lepidic growth.
The most classic example is lymphangitic carcinomatosis, but rarely lymphoma can also present with diffuse and bilateral lung opacities mimicking interstitial lung disease.
Gutierrez, "Itraconazole therapy in lymphangitic and cutaneous sporotrichosis," Archives of Dermatology, vol.
An enhanced CT of the chest showed no evidence of acute pulmonary embolism, but innumerable soft tissue masses throughout both lungs with accompanying interlobular septal thickening were noted suggesting the possibility of lymphangitic spread.
When this pattern is found the differential diagnosis list generally includes the following: pulmonary metastases, miliary granulomatous infection, sarcoidosis, silicosis, primary lung malignancy, and lymphangitic carcinomatosis.
Secondary pulmonary lymphomas, including Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, can less frequently involve the lung parenchyma with varied and nonspecific imaging features, ranging from solitary nodules to parenchymal lymphangitic involvement [17].
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.
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.