Lymphatic Diseases

The lymphatic system is a network of tissues and organs. It is made up of

  • Lymph - a fluid that contains white blood cells that defend against germs
  • Lymph vessels - vessels that carry lymph throughout your body. They are different from blood vessels.
  • Lymph nodes - glands found throughout the lymph vessels. Along with your spleen, these nodes are where white blood cells fight infection.

Your bone marrow and thymus produce the cells in lymph. They are part of the system, too.

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  1. Lymphatic Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    The lymphatic system is a network of tissues and organs. It is made up of Lymph - a fluid that contains white blood cells that defend against germs Lymph vessels - ...
  2. ClinicalTrials.gov: Lymphatic Diseases From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Lymphatic Diseases/Clinical Trials ... Lymphatic Diseases
  3. Lymphatic Education & Research Network (Lymphatic Education & Research Network)  
    ... for the establishment of a National Commission on Lymphatic Diseases, we need to advocate for NIH to take ...
  4. Lymphedema (Lymphatic Education & Research Network)  
    Lymphedema/Start Here ... Lymphedema ... Lymphatic Education & Research Network ... lymphedema, lymphatic system, risk of lymphedema, treatment for lymphedema ... Lymphedema ...
  5. Lymphoscintigraphy (American College of Radiology) (Radiological Society of North America)  
    Lymphatic Diseases/Diagnosis and Tests ... Lymphatic Diseases
  6. Types of Neglected Tropical Diseases From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)  
    Parasitic Diseases/Specifics ... Parasitic Diseases ... Infectious Diseases/Specifics ... Infectious Diseases ... International Health/Specifics ... International Health ... From the ...
  7. Lymphatic Filariasis: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Lymphatic Diseases/Specifics
  8. Lymphatic Diseases/Reference Desk ... Lymphatic Diseases/Start Here ... Lymphatic Diseases ... Spleen Diseases
  9. Lymphatic Filariasis (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Lymphatic Diseases/Specifics ... lymphatic filariasis, lymphedema, elephantiasis, Parasitic Diseases
  10. Castleman Disease -- Diagnosis and Treatment (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Lymphatic Diseases/Specifics ... Lymphatic Diseases
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