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adenitis

 [ad″ĕ-ni´tis]
inflammation of a gland.
cervical adenitis a condition characterized by enlarged, inflamed, and tender lymph nodes of the neck; seen in certain infectious diseases of children, such as acute infections of the throat. Called also cervical lymphadenitis.
cervical adenitis, tuberculous tuberculous cervical lymphadenitis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ad·e·ni·tis

(ad'ĕ-nī'tis),
Inflammation of a lymph node or of a gland.
[aden- + G. -itis, inflammation]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

adenitis

(ăd′n-ī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a lymph node or gland.
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Adenitis

Inflammation of a gland. The term is not commonly used as a “stand-alone”, but rather as part of a larger word or with other root forms, as in lymphadenitis—the formal term for inflammation of a lymph node.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

ad·e·ni·tis

(ad'ĕ-nī'tis)
Inflammation of a lymph node or of a gland.
[aden- + G. -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

adenitis

Inflammation of a LYMPH NODE or any GLAND. The usage, lymphadenitis, reflects the persistence of the effect of the earlier erroneous belief that lymph nodes were glands.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ad·e·ni·tis

(ad'ĕ-nī'tis)
Inflammation of a lymph node or of a gland.
[aden- + G. -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Role of needle aspiration in diagnosis and management of suppurative Bacille Calmette-Guerin adenitis: An institutional study of 30 cases.
In their study, erythematous pharyngitis was present in 80.6% of the patients, exudative pharyngitis in 61.3% of the patients, aphthous stomatitis in 48.4% of the patients, and cervical adenitis in 96.8% of the patients.
Moradinejad, "Periodic fever, Aphthous stomatitis, Pharyngitis and cervical adenitis (PFAPA) syndrome in Iranian children: First report of iranian periodic fever and autoinflammatory registry (IPFAIR)," Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, vol.
equi como favorecedora de la persistencia del agente en caballos portadores de adenitis equina.
Medical uses of radiation for various diseases like Thymus enlargement, Tinea capitis, Tonsillitis, Cervical adenitis, Bronchitis, Hemangioma, Cystic acne, Eustachian tubes etc., was very popular during 1900-1960 but no more.
It has also been hypothesised that the development of benign inflammatory fistulas may result from an acute or chronic traction diverticulum due to peri-oesophageal fibrosis secondary to a resolving adenitis. (3) Other rarer causes include, primary tracheal ulcers and primary oesophageal tuberculosis.
American College of Rheumatology describes PFAPA syndrome (Periodic Fever, Aphthous Stomatitis, Pharyngitis, Cervical Adenitis) as "a syndrome that consists of recurrent episodes of fever, sore throat, mouth sores and swelling of the glands in the neck ...
For the lymph nodes, differential diagnoses include reactive adenopathy, suppurative adenitis, metastatic adenopathy, and lymphoma (Figure 4).
Bacteria in the eyes of sea turtles were isolated from lesions caused by keratoconjunctivitis, ulcerative blepharitis, ulcerative keratitis, heterophilic scleritis, and salt gland adenitis. Several potential pathogens were present, including aeromonads and pseudomonads.