Meaning of lymphangitis in English:


Pronunciation /ˌlɪmfanˈdʒʌɪtɪs/


mass nounMedicine
  • Inflammation of the walls of the lymphatic vessels.

    ‘If these signs occur in conjunction with lymphangitis, fever, malaise and anorexia, or if they increase over a baseline level, infection should be suspected.’
    • ‘It was associated with lymphangitis, and his general practitioner initially treated him with a course of flucloxacillin.’
    • ‘These uncommon forms of nodular lymphangitis may require referral to an appropriate subspecialist.’
    • ‘The syndrome may also include lymphangitis and painful lymphadenopathy.’
    • ‘Superficial lymphangitis can be a presenting symptom of milker's nodule, and the diagnosis is suspected from the occupational history.’