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- noun Inflammation of a lymph node or gland.
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- noun Inflammation of a gland, especially of a lymphatic gland.
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- noun (Med.) Glandular inflammation.
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- noun medicine, pathology
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- noun inflammation of a gland or lymph node
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So, we diagnose someone as suffering from mesenteric adenitis not just because they are in discomfort due to fever, abdominal pain and diarrhea, but because the lower right quadrant of the mesenteric lymphatic system displays abnormal inflammation.
- Presence of an axillary or cervical adenitis in 1 to 4% of the cases, 2 to 3 months after the injection.
The adenitis may sometimes cause suppuration and fistulization.
Children suffering from adenitis should use a spray of Dobell's solution in the nose and throat three or four times daily.
The acute phlegmonous peri-adenitis of the submaxillary gland, known as _angina Ludovici_, is referred to at p. 597.
Submaxillary gland, calculi of, 545 inflammation of, 548 peri-adenitis of, 548 recurrent enlargement of, 547 surgical anatomy of, 543 tuberculosis of, 549 tumours of, 552
An acute phlegmonous peri-adenitis sometimes occurs in the loose cellular tissue around the submaxillary gland, and spreads with great rapidity through the cellular planes of the neck.
In severe cases there may be a suppurative adenitis, or inflammation of the lymphatic glands which are fed from the affected part.
Background This study aimed to profile levels of blood cells and serum cytokines during afebrile and febrile phases of periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and adenitis