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.
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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.
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.
Cystic hygromas are caused by a lack of drainage of selected efferent lymphatic vessels due to atresia of those lymph channels during early embryologic development.
Today the 52-year-old, who lives in Cardiff, has to take extra care to protect her arm against cuts and burns, because of the lymphoedema - a persistent swelling of the tissues as a result of a lack of lymph channels - in her arm.
The system is composed of lymph channels, which drain into regional lymph nodes.