lymphadenopathy

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lymphadenopathy

[‚lim‚fad·ən′äp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Enlargement or disease of lymph nodes.
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1 Lymphadenopathies involving a single or two neighbouring lymph nodes are termed local lymphadenopathies, when more than two lymph nodes are involved then this condition is called generalized lymphadenopathy which is categorized in two forms.
In our study, we found lymphadenopathies mostly in the neck region with a rate of 88%.
After these considerations, we were drawn to the associated clinical background of this patient, that is, a long-standing asthma and a possibility that these lymphadenopathies were all secondary to a forme fruste CSS.
Comparison of fine needle aspiration cytology and histopathology in diagnosing cervical lymphadenopathies.
Our objective was to define all bacterial causes of lymphadenopathies for samples initially sent to our center for detection of CSD.
Although most infectious lymphadenopathies show nonspecific histologic findings, diagnostic morphologic features can be seen in a few reactive conditions, such as infectious mononucleosis, cat scratch disease, lymphogranuloma venereum, syphilis, virus-associated hemophagocytic syndrome, and HIV infection.
6] It is a simple technique in the diagnosis of lymphadenopathies which not only offers tissue diagnosis but also serves as a preliminary screening procedure for a number of clinical considerations like lymphoma, metastasis, tuberculosis, etc.
FNAC is a very convenient extension of the more invasive biopsy procedure, lending itself to saving of time and cost, and a better compliant procedure for both patients and physicians in the management and followup of lymphadenopathies.
ticks, which are "attack ticks" [15]), regional lymphadenopathies, frequent lack of cutaneous rash or a pale vesicular eruption, and absence of complications (2).
Reliability and Limitations of fine needle aspiration cytology of lymphadenopathies an analysis of 1,261 cases.
FNAC has proven to be an easy, quick, reliable, and cost effective tool for lymphadenopathies.