Synonyms for lymphangitis or Related words with lymphangitis
Examples of "lymphangitis"
is a cutaneous condition that is the result of recurrent bouts of acute bacterial
This article refers mainly to sporadic
is referred to in passing, as it is managed in a similar manner. Epizootic
is similar to glanders, but caused by the fungus "Histoplasma farciminosum".
carcinomatosa is inflammation of the lymph vessels (
) caused by a malignancy. Breast, lung, stomach, pancreas, and prostate cancers are the most common tumors that result in
. Lymphangistis carcinomatosa may be caused by the following malignancies as suggested by the mnemonic:"Certain Cancers Spread By Plugging The Lymphatics"
usually presents with the following symptoms:
is a contagious
disease of horses and mules caused by the fungus "Histoplasma farciminosum". Cattle are also susceptible, but more resistant to the disease than equids.
Previously, the finding of
carcinomatosis meant about a six-month life expectancy. However, improved treatment has improved survival in patients with
carcinomatosis, with patients often surviving three or more years with treatment.
is an inflammation or an infection of the lymphatic channels that occurs as a result of infection at a site distal to the channel. The most common cause of
in humans is "Streptococcus pyogenes" (Group A strep), although it can also be caused by the fungus "Sporothrix schenckii".
is sometimes mistakenly called "blood poisoning". In reality, "blood poisoning" is synonymous with "sepsis".
carcinomatosis most often affects people 40–49 years of age.
Elephantiasis nostras is a cutaneous condition, a final hypertrophic fibrosis following longstanding chronic
carcinomatosa was first described by pathologist Gabriel Andral in 1829 in a patient with uterine cancer.
"Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis" has been cultured from some cases (particularly of ulcerative
; however, in others, bacterial culture is negative. This may be because:
is an inflammation of the lymph vessels. Symptoms usually include swelling, redness, warmth, pain or red streaking around the affected area.
Vaccination has been utilised on a limited scale in areas where enzootic
is endemic, e.g. Iraq, but is not authorised for widespread use.
In most cases,
carcinomatosis is caused by the dissemination of a tumor with its cells along the lymphatics. However, in about 20 percent of cases, the inflammation of the lymphatic tubules (
) is caused by a tumor that blocks the drainage of the lymph duct. In the lung, this is often caused by a centrally located mass, near the hilum of the lung that blocks lymphatic drainage.
Etiology of Sclerosing
is unknown but has been postulated to be secondary to thrombosis of lymphatic vessels. Spontaneous recovery can occur anywhere within a couple weeks to several months.
is a skin condition characterized by a cordlike structure encircling the coronal sulcus of the penis, or running the length of the shaft, that has been attributed to trauma during vigorous sexual play.
is an inflammation or swelling associated with impairment of the lymphatic system, particularly in a limb, in horses. It is most commonly a bacterial infection, although bacterial culture may be negative.
Andral is credited as the first physician to describe
carcinomatosa, a disease that is usually associated with cancers of the lung, breast, stomach, and cervix. His father, Guillaume Andral, was also a physician of note.
Pasteurella lymphangitidis is a bacterium; it causes bovine
. Its reclassification to "Yersinia" has been proposed, given it poses a 99% sequence similarity to both "Yersinia pseudotuberculosis" and "Yersinia pestis".
In Paris he performed studies on "Mycobacterium tuberculosis", pseudo-tuberculosis of rodents, the bubonic plague in humans, ulcerative
, paratuberculosis in cattle and anthrax. With Léopold Nègre he developed "antigène méthylique" (antigen-methyl) for treatment of tuberculosis.
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