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Lymphangitis vs. Lymphadenitis

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Lymphangitisnoun

(disease) Inflammation of the lymphatic channels, the result of infection at a site distal to the channel.

Lymphadenitisnoun

Inflammation or swelling of lymph nodes; it is often a nonspecific sign of infection but is also often of obscure origin and benign.

Lymphangitisnoun

inflammation of a lymph vessel

Lymphadenitisnoun

Inflammation of the lymphatic glands; - called also lymphitis.

Lymphangitis

Lymphangitis 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 lymphangitis in humans is Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A strep), hemolythic streptococci, and in some cases, mononucleosis, cytomegalovirus, tuberculosis, syphilis, and the fungus Sporothrix schenckii.

Lymphadenitisnoun

inflammation of lymph nodes

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