lymphangitis


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lymphangitis

 [lim″fan-ji´tis]
inflammation of a lymphatic vessel.

lym·phan·gi·tis

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

lymphangitis

Inflammation of the lymphatic vessels. See Sclerosing lymphangitis.

lym·phan·gi·tis

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

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.

Lymphangitis

Inflammation of the lymphatic vessels. It often occurs together with lymphadenitis.
Mentioned in: Lymphadenitis
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Inclusion of lymphangitis as a descriptor in the new TNM staging of lung cancer: filling up the blank spaces.
We also found that complications after localized infections were detected frequently, and certain complications, such as lymphangitis, are associated only with injuries caused by cat bites; this connection was not described in earlier publications.
The nitrate-positive biovar is Equi, which causes ulcerative lymphangitis in equines, while the nitrate-negative biovar is known as Ovis, which is the etiologic agent of caseous lymphadenitis in small ruminants [9].
It most frequently presents as a fixed cutaneous or as a lymphocutaneous form, since infection may track along dermal lymphatics leading to a nodular lymphangitis. A much smaller number of cases occur as cutaneous disseminated sporotrichosis (without extrategumentary disease) and as disseminated sporotrichosis (with extracutaneous and/or multiorgan involvement), most notably in human immunodeficiency virus- (HIV-) infected subjects [1].
pseudotuberculosis biotype equi) is the causative agent of ulcerative lymphangitis in horses, cows, camels, buffaloes, and occasionally humans [5, 6].
VIII-XVIi) shows three STM researchers with more publications: 1) Pablo Morales Otero with 12 papers (e.g., brucellosis, Health and Socio-economic Studies in P.R., lymphangitis, plague review, rural sanitation, tuberculosis); 2) dermatologist Arturo L.
[37] Painful acute attacks in the form of acute filarial lymphangitis (AFL) or acute dermatolymphangioadenitis (ADLA) are common among LF patients.
Pasteurella infections are usually characterized by local intense cellulitis, purulent discharge, and lymphangitis 12 to 24 hours after the infection [1-3].
(10) If the child is afebrile, lesions are itchy and painless, skin culture is negative, and there is no lymphangitis or spreading erythema, the inflammation is more likely a sign of impending resolution than bacterial secondary infection, and the urge to prescribe antibiotics should be resisted.
Early descriptions of CD and UC described colon lymphatic congestion, remodeling, and expansion in experimental IBD, supporting lymphangitis as a cause and consequence of IBD (12).
Less commonly, lymphangitis, lymphadenitis, ocular damage, and erysipelas-like plaques may be evident.