lymphangiectasis

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lymphangiectasis

[‚lim‚fan·jē′ek·tə·səs]
(medicine)
Dilation in the wall of a lymphatic vessel.
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Hypertension associated with renal lymphangiectasia is rarely reported.
Use of capsule endoscopy in children with primary intestinal lymphangiectasia.
Biopsy of one of the lesions revealed spindle cell vascular tumor with lymphangiectasia of overlying dermis.
That doctor is following a whole family with hereditary lymphangiectasia, a very rare abnormality of the lymph ducts in the intestinal tract.
The first, a lung disease called primary pulmonary lymphangiectasia, is so rare that it's believed the two-year-oldmay be the only person in Wales suffering with it.