Lymphatics


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lymph ves·sels

[TA]
the vessels that convey the lymph; they anastomose freely with each other.

Lymphatics

Channels that are conduits for lymph.
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Lymphedema is a chronic condition characterized by severe swelling of the limbs or other tissues due to the build-up of fluid that would normally be drained by the lymphatic system.
The lymphatic vessels in the villi of the lamina propria were ectatic, and D2-40 positive & CD34 negative stainings were observed (Figure 3).
In this study, we used IHC staining method to identify lymphatic invasion (using D2-40 marker) in breast cancer specimens.
A mild, focal infiltrate of lymphocytes was observed near lymphatics (Figure 7(a)).
The discovery of DEC in 1947 was a major breakthrough in the elimination of lymphatic filariasis.
However, if chylous ascites and retroperitoneal rupture is present at laparotomy, the retroperitoneal space should be explored and the ruptured lymphatics must be ligated to stop chyle leakage.
The imaging protocol generally consists of a heavily T2-weighted sequence in order to evaluate the extent and distribution of the lymphedema and of a 3D fast spoiled gradient-echo T1-weighted sequence with a fat-saturation technique for the lymphatic visualization [3, 9,10].
To investigate a possible endothelial damage caused by Tm-DOTMA administration, HE-stained lymphatic vessels were sectioned after administration of Gd-DO3A-butrol (Figure 3(a)) and Tm-DOTMA (Figure 3(b)).
The recommended treatment of lymphedema is an association of therapies such as Manual and Mechanical Lymphatic Therapy, compression mechanisms (stockings and bandages), myolymphokinetic activities, and exercises and care with hygiene [7].
Developmental malformation of the renal lymphatic system results into failure of lymphatic tissue to establish communication with rest of lymphatic system.