Lymph channels

Lymph channels

The vessels that transport lymph throughout the body. Lymph is a clear fluid that contains cells important in forming antibodies that fight infection.
Mentioned in: Sporotrichosis
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Lymphnodes detected by gamma detectors or stained blue (either the node itself or the surrounding lymph channels) were considered SLN's.
Isosulfan blue is used for SLN marking; it passes into the regional lymph channels after injection and renders the blood visible by dying it blue.
She has a very painful swollen leg lymphoedema) because the X-rays destroyed the lymph channels draining her leg so fluid pools there.
Particles from gold shots can travel to underarm lymph nodes via the body's lymph channels, explains Dr.
It has been postulated that they develop as a result of sequestration of portions of the primitive embryonic lymphatic anlage, failing to anastomoses with the larger lymph channels, therefore functionally existing as localized areas of lymphatic blockage.
The rolling action will help drain the lymph channels, which will make the eyes less puffy.
Surgical procedures or tumor invasion in lymph channels and nodes in the head and neck can cause damage or obstruction, allowing lymph fluid to accumulate.
In the October 1994 Townsend Letter, I stated: "The wellspring of the immunologic defense is the lymphatic system." 33 In the 2001 issue, I started: "We have discovered that a high percentage of IBS sufferers have duodenitis, dysbiosis, stagnant lymph flow, and drainage in the deep lymph channels of the gut.
If it is not removed, the cells can begin to grow down into the deeper layers of the skin, where they can get into the blood vessels or lymph channels and travel to other parts of the body.
Lymph channels are present in almost every tissue of the body.
A TINY drains called lymph channels, which take fluid away from the infected area, became infected.