lymphangiectasis


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Related to lymphangiectasis: glossotomy, lymphangiectasia

lymphangiectasis

[‚lim‚fan·jē′ek·tə·səs]
(medicine)
Dilation in the wall of a lymphatic vessel.
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Secondary lymphangioma is also termed acquired lymphangioma and lymphangiectasis.
Familial neonatal hypoproteinaemia with exudative enteropathy and intestinal lymphangiectasis. Arch Dis Child 1966 Feb;41(215):54-62.
[7], tissue sections were scored for inflammatory lesions (infiltrations by mononuclear cells, neutrophils, eosinophils, and plasmacytes, for fibrin exudation and lymphangiectasis), for tissue destruction (enterocyte loss, ballooning degeneration, edema, and mucosal atrophy), and for tissue repair (hyperplasia, angiogenesis, granulomas, and fibrosis).