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lymphangitis

 [lim″fan-ji´tis]
inflammation of a lymphatic vessel.
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lym·phan·gi·tis

(lim'fan-jī'tis),
Inflammation of the lymphatic vessels.
[lymphangio- + G. -itis, inflammation]
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lymphangitis

Inflammation of the lymphatic vessels. See Sclerosing lymphangitis.
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lym·phan·gi·tis

(lim'fan-jī'tis)
Inflammation of the lymphatic vessels.
Synonym(s): lymphangiitis.
[lymphangio- + G. -itis, inflammation]
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lymphangitis

Inflammation of lymphatic vessels, usually caused by virulent organisms, often STREPTOCOCCI (see STREPTOCOCCUS). Lymphangitis causes conspicuous red streaks under the skin with fever and general upset. The condition indicates a potentially dangerous infection and calls for urgent antibiotic treatment.
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Lymphangitis

Inflammation of the lymphatic vessels. It often occurs together with lymphadenitis.
Mentioned in: Lymphadenitis
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