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)  
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  3. Lymphatic Education & Research Network (Lymphatic Education & Research Network)  
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  5. Lymphoscintigraphy (American College of Radiology) (Radiological Society of North America)  
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  6. Types of Neglected Tropical Diseases From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)  
    Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) comprise several diseases that have a range of effects, from extreme pain to permanent disability to death. Here are ...
  7. Lymphatic Filariasis: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Lymphatic Diseases/Specifics
  8. Petechiae (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
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  10. Lymphatic Filariasis (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
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