One common finding when assessing lung cancer on CT scans is lymphangitis
carcinomatosis, a descriptor not included in neither the 7th TNM staging system nor the 8th edition.
1--An acute exudative lesion develops and rapidly spreads to the lymphatics (Lymphangitis
) and regional lymph nodes (Lymphadenitis).
After thorough examination, she was hospitalized with a clinical diagnosis of cutaneous anthrax with lymphangitis
. Vesicular fluid was aspirated for Gram stained smear and culture examination, and 20 million units of Penicillin G was started.
as the underlying pathology has also been reported (4).
infection, severe complications were registered in 23 cases (20.2%); functional disability, mainly in fingers, developed in 10 patients (6 cases associated with dog bites, 4 cases with cat bites and scratches); and lymphangitis
was observed in 7 of 53 (13.2%) patients.
Regional adenopathy, lymphangitis
and fever are rare, occurring in fewer than 20% of cases.
Most common complications of orf are secondary infection, lymphangitis
, lymphadenopathy and erythema multiforme.1 There are a few rare case reports about subepidermal immunobullous disease affecting skin and/or mucous membranes following orf in the literature.4-7 We also present a case from our clinic about bullous pemphigoid following orf since it is a rare clinical situation.
Circumscribed nodule with surrounding normal breast tissue is the most prevalent growth pattern of breast metastases, followed by infiltration around ducts and lobules especially seen with lymphomas, leukemias and malignant melanomas, while lymphangitis
and diffuse infiltration are relatively rare patterns10.
Rare diagnosis of nodular lymphangitis
caused by Mycobacterium marinum: MDCT imaging findings.
Isolated cases of sheep pox, swine fever, listeriosis, pulpy kidney, virus diarrhea, tuberculosis, horse lymphangitis
[19.] Seiberras S, Jarnier D, Guez S, Series C (2000) Mycobacterium marinum nodular lymphangitis
. Presse Med 29: 2094-2095.
(3) ENV is also known as lymphangitis
recurrens elephantogenica, elephantiasis verrucosa, elephantiasis nostra, mossy leg, and elephantiasis of the temperate zone.