lymphatic tissue


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lymphatic tissue

[lim′fad·ik ‚tish·ü]
(histology)
Tissue consisting of networks of lymphocytes and reticular and collagenous fibers. Also known as lymphoid tissue.
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BLECs are believed to develop due to lymphoid hyperplasia of embryologically sequestered lymphatic tissue within the parotid gland.
[15] The pathophysiology of adult lymphangiomas is not clearly understood, but these lesions may occur secondary to induction of dormant rests of embryonic lymphatic tissue that are stimulated to differentiate and grow.
It can also show whether bone marrow has been invaded by lymphoma (a cancer of lymphatic tissue) or cells from other tumours.
The Lymphoseek NDA has proposed use of the agent in anatomic delineation of lymphatic tissue, the company added.
I wonder if the cause of the problem in your patient's case might be a worm or other small parasite in the subcutaneous tissue (blood, lymphatic tissue, etc.).
These contributors concentrate on the fact that distant metastasis is one of the leading causes of death in cancer patients, and how medical practice has focused on removing lymphatic tissue as a main line of defense.
Analysis of biopsy specimens obtained from both sides revealed the benign lymphatic tissue. The cysts were decompressed and marsupialized with a microdebrider.
Kimura disease was first described in 1937 by Kim and Szeto in the Chinese literature as "eosinophilic hyperplastic lymphograuloma" (1) and was later characterized by Kimura et al in 1948 in a manuscript titled "On the unusual granulation combined with hyperplastic changes of lymphatic tissue." (2)
This topmost layer of the skin is seen as a byproduct of rasa dhatu, the plasma and lymphatic tissue. If it is healthy, the skin will glow.
The agent which causes new variant CJD is highly resistant to sterilisation and has been found in lymphatic tissue, part of the system of vessels the body needs to fight disease.
Arthritis associated with diarrhea, suggests inflammatory bowel disease or Whipple's disease (excessive deposits of fat in the intestinal lymphatic tissue).
The adult worms which usually stay in lymphatic tissue and release early larval forms in bloodstream known as microfilariae into host bloodstream.