Lymphatic Assessment

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Lymphatic Assessment
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  1. Acute lymphangitis
    inflammation of one or more lymphatic vessel
  2. acute suppurative lymphadentitis
    infection and inflammation of a lymph node; may affect a single node or localized group of nodes
  3. AIDS
    • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    • initial symptoms include lymphadenopathy, fatigue, fever, and weight loss
  4. Cat scratch fever
    • among the most common causes of subacute or chronic lymphadentitis in children
    • nodal enlargement may last longer than 3 weeks in a young child
  5. Epstein-Barr virus mononucleosis
    • infectious mononucleosis
    • marked by firm, discrete tender lymph nodes of anterior and posterior cervical chains
  6. Herpes simplex
    • a group of acute infections caused by human herpes virus (HSV-1) or human herpes virus 2 (HSV-2)
    • marked by enlargement of anterior cervical and submandibular nodes
  7. Hodgkin disease
    a malignant lymphoma marked by asymmetric enlargement of the cervical lymph nodes, which are rubbery and nonpainful
  8. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
    characterized by the dysfunction of cell-mediated immunity, HIV seropositivity
  9. Latex allergy
    allergic contact dermatitis that involves the immune system and is caused by the chemicals used in products that contain latex
  10. Lymphangioma
    • cystic hygroma
    • a congenital malformation of dilated lymphatics
  11. Lymphatic filariasis
    • massive accumulation of lymphedema throughout the body
    • commonly called elephantiasis
    • most common cause of secondary lympedema worldwide
  12. Lymphedema
    edematous swelling due to excessive accumulation of lymph fluid in tissues as a result of inadequate lymph drainage
  13. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    a malignant neoplasm of the lymphatic system and the reticuloendothelial tissues
  14. serum sickness
    an immune complex disease
  15. toxoplasmosis
    • a parasitic zoonosis caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii
    • marked by a single, enlarged, nontender lymph node in posterior cervical chain

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