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Definition of the noun adenitis

What does adenitis mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adenitises

  1. inflammation of a gland or lymph node
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic words: inflammation / redness / rubor = a response of body tissues to injury or irritation

Alternative definition of the noun adenitis

noun

  1. [context: symptom, pathology] Glandular inflammation.

Phrases with adenitis

  1. Streptococcus adenitis
  2. species Streptococcus adenitis

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for adenitis

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Google previewRadiological Imaging of the Digestive Tract in Infants and Children (2007)

by Annick S. Devos, Johan G. Blickman

Mesenteric Lymphadenitis Mesenteric adenitis is a consequence of an enteric infection, usually viral, that predominantly affects mesenteric lymph nodes. It is the most frequent diagnosis in children who are found to have a normal appendix at surgery (Hayes 2004).

Google previewGet Ahead! SURGERY (2014)

250 SBAs for Finals, Second Edition by Victoria Pegna, Dominic Teichmann, Theepa Nicholls, Saran Shantikumar

Mesenteric adenitis is a self-limiting condition and treatment is conservative and symptomatic (analgesia, anti-pyretics). Coeliac disease is an enteropathy of the small intestine caused by gluten sensitivity. It is the gliadin portion of gluten that stimulates a cell-mediated response, resulting in the destruction of villi and malabsorption. Coeliac disease is most common in the West (with an estimated incidence of 1/100 in the UK) and presentation is usually in the first few years of life with a ...

Google previewYour Body's Telling You: Love Yourself! (2014)

by Lise Bourbeau

Adenitis is an inflammation of the lymph glands. Refer to swollen GLANDS and add suppressed anger to its description. ADENOIDS. PHYSICAL. BLOCK. The adenoids are lymphoid tissue growths in the upper part of the throat, behind the nose. In childhood, the adenoids may become overdeveloped ( hypertrophy) and cause nasal obstruction, causing the child to breathe through the mouth. EMOTIONAL. BLOCK. A child suffering from swollen adenoids is ...

Google previewNotes on Small Animal Dermatology (2011)

by Judith Joyce

Sebaceous adenitis is an immune- mediated disease of ...

Google previewVisual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine (2010)

by Christopher P. Holstege, Alexander B. Baer, Jesse M. Pines, William J. Brady

Tuberculosis adenitis is the most common form of extrapulmonary TB, occurring in more than 40% of those with extrapulmonary involvement. In developed countries, most casesof lymphadenitisoccur in the second and third decade of life . More than 90% of palpable tuberculous lymph nodes occur in the head and neck area.Commonly, several nodeswithina chain are involved,with bilateral involvementnot uncommon. Generalized lymphadenopathy and hepatosplenomegaly are ...

Google previewA Colour Handbook of Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat UK Version, Second Edition (2009)

by Patrick J. McKeever, Tim Nuttall, Richard G. Harvey

ETIOLOGY AND PATHOGENESIS Sebaceous adenitis is an uncommon disease characterized by loss of sebaceous glands, scaling, and alopecia. The etiology and pathogenesis are unknown. In Standard Poodles the disease is hereditary and appears to be an autosomal recessive1,2. There may also be a hereditary predisposition in Akitas3 and Hovawarts4. Theories include an autoimmune response to sebaceous gland antigens or a primary structural defect of the sebaceous ...

Google previewComputed Tomography & Magnetic Resonance Imaging Of The Whole Body (2008)

by John R. Haaga, Daniel Boll

Viral adenitis is the most common acute process. More chronic inflammatory processes include sarcoidosis, Wegener's granulomatosis, and Sjögren's syndrome. Histologically, the lacrimal gland is analogous to the minor salivary gland in other regions of the head and neck. They therefore share many common pathologic processes.

Google previewEmergency Radiology (2016)

by Hani H. Abujudeh

Mesenteric adenitis is a relatively benign condition, more commonly encountered in the pediatric age group. However, other causes of abdomino-pelvic lymphadenopathy should be excluded prior to making this diagnosis. Key Points □ CTA is the investigation of choice to detect mesenteric ischemia, and CT abdomen with intravenous contrast is the modality of choice to detect bowel obstruction and related complications. □ NOMI is not a CT diagnosis. □ DSA is useful as both a ...

Google previewInfectious Disease in the Aging, A Clinical Handbook (2016)

Medicine, Infectious diseases by CTI Reviews

Adenitis is a general term for an inflammation of a gland or lymph node. Classification Lymph node adenitis 'Lymph adenitis' or ...

Google previewHead and Neck Imaging: Case Review Series E-Book (2014)

by David M. Yousem

Adenitis is the most common inflammatory condition of the retropharyngeal space. Inflammation of retropharyngeal lymph nodes may cause them to become necrotic, which in turn would lead to necrotizing retropharyngeal adenitis that simulates an abscess. 4. C. Lemierre syndrome is thrombophlebitis of the jugular vein that ...

Google previewPediatric Imaging (2006)

by Marilyn J. Siegel, Brian D. Coley

Cervical adenitis is a common pediatric problem and is usually caused by viral infections (commonly adenovirus and enterovirus) or bacterial infections ( commonly Staphylococcus aureus or group A streptococci) (24,25). Sources of infection include upper respiratory tract infections, tonsillar and pharyngeal infections, and recent dental work. The submandibular Cervical adenitis is usually caused by viral infections. Figure 1.19 Infectious lym- phadenopathy in a 3-year-old girl with.

Google previewThe Acupuncturist's Guide to Conventional Medicine, Second Edition (2017)

by Clare Stephenson

meseNteric adeNitis Mesenteric adenitis is a term used to describe abdominal pain that arises from inflammation of the abdominal lymph nodes. In small children, this cause of abdominal pain can accompany upper respiratory tract infections and other more generalized illnesses. On examination, there may be tenderness on palpation, which can be localized to one particular region of the abdomen, most commonly the umbilical region. Clinically, if the pain is severe it can be difficult to ...

Google previewPediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease (2010)

by Robert Wyllie, Jeffrey S. Hyams

Mesenteric adenitis is a condition where enlarged mesenteric nodes, located in the region of the terminal ileum, are associated with nausea, fever, and abdominal pain.

Google previewGastrointestinal Radiology (2003)

A Pattern Approach by Ronald L. Eisenberg

MIMICS OF APPENDICITIS WITH A NORMAL APPENDIX Mesenteric adenitis is a benign, self-limited inflammation of the lymph nodes in the bowel mesentery, usually within the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. The clinical presentation (nausea , vomiting, ...

Google previewMuller and Kirk's Small Animal Dermatology - E-BOOK (2013)

by William H. Miller, Craig E. Griffin, Karen L. Campbell

15-17 Granulomatous sebaceous adenitis is an idiopathic disorder with an unknown cause and pathogenesis. Theories regarding the cause include that the sebaceous gland destruction is a developmental and inherited defect. This is supported by studies showing ...

Google previewDHO Health Science Updated (2016)

by Louise M Simmers, Karen Simmers-Nartker, Sharon Simmers-Kobelak

AdeNItIS. Adenitis is an inflammation or infection of the lymph nodes. It occurs when large quantities of harmful substances, such as pathogens or cancer cells, enter the lymph nodes and infect the tissue. When the lymph nodes swell, it is termed lymphadenopathy. Symptoms include fever and swollen, painful nodes. If the infection is not treated, an abscess may form in the node. Usually treatment methods are antibiotics and warm, moist compresses.

Google previewScott-Brown's Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery 7Ed (2008)

3 volume set by Michael J Gleeson, Ray C Clarke

Viral adenitis is the most common cause of neck swelling. Much anxiety can be caused by lesions that simulate lymphoma but careful clinical assessment supplemented by noninvasive investigations, and very rarely biopsy, will provide a diagnosis. Immunocompromised patients pose a particular challenge and liaison with a paediatrician is essential in this group of children.

Google previewMRI of the Gastrointestinal Tract (2010)

by Jaap Stoker

Mesenteric Adenitis Mesenteric adenitis is an uncommon inflammatory process.

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

adenitis. n. inflammation of a gland or group of glands (or glandlike structures). For example, mesenteric adenitis affects the lymph nodes (formerly called lymph glands) in the membranous support of the intestines (the mesentery). Causing abdominal pain, usually in children, it is a common, usually mild and selflimiting, condition. Cervical adenitis affects the lymph nodes in the neck.

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

Scarlet fever may cause an acute suppurative cervical adenitis. Swelling of the lymph nodes in the back of the neck is often the result of a scalp Inflammation of the lymph nodes of the mesenteric part of. infection, insect bite, or infestation by head lice. axilla, and neck. adenoma /ad'.;no'm.;/ pl. adenomas, adenomata , [Gk,

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions (2009)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy

adenitis /ad ́ənï ́tis/, an inflammatory condition of a lymph node.

Google previewBlack’s Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Adenitis. Inflammation of a GLAND. AdenoA. prefix denoting relation to a GLAND or glands. Adenocarcinoma. A malignant growth of glandular tissue. This tissue is widespread throughout the body's organs and the tumours may occur, for example, in the STOMACH, OVARIES and UTERUS. Adenoids. See NOSE, DISORDERS OF. Adenolipoma. A non-malignant tumour arising from the EPITHELIUM and made up of ADIPOSE TISSUE and glandular tissues (see GLAND). Adenoma.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

adenitis /ad′ənī′′tis/, an inflammation of a lymph node causing swelling, enlargement, and/or pain. Acute adenitis of the cervical lymph nodes may accompany a sore throat and stiff neck, simulating mumps if severe. It is most often related to an oral, a pharyngeal, or an ear infection. Scarlet fever may cause acute suppurative cervical adenitis. Inflammation of the lymph nodes of the mesenteric portion of the peritoneum often produces pain and other symptoms ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

adenitis /ad′ənī′′tis/, an inflammation of a lymph node causing swelling, enlargement, and/or pain. Acute adenitis of the cervical lymph nodes may accompany a sore throat and stiff neck, simulating mumps if severe. It is most often related to an oral, a pharyngeal, or an ear infection. Scarlet fever may cause acute suppurative cervical adenitis. Inflammation of the lymph nodes of the mesenteric portion of the peritoneum often produces pain and other symptoms ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2005)

by Bloomsbury Publishing

Adenitis. Adenitis means inflammation of a GLAND. AdenoA. prefix denoting relation to a GLAND or glands. Adenocarcinoma. A malignant growth of glandular tissue. This tissue is widespread throughout the ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

adenitis (éd'n-T'tis) N. inflammation of a lymph node or gland, often associated with ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

adenitis a specific disease of pigs; see cervical abscess ofpigs. A similar disease occursin epidemics in dogs inkennels caused by Lancefield Group C Streptococcus. Itischaracterized byfever, pharyngitis, submaxillary lymphnode enlargement and conjunctival discharge. s. dermatitis onthe ...

Google previewBlack's Student Veterinary Dictionary (2017)

Adenitis. Inflammation of a lymph gland. Adenofibroma. Adenofibroma is a fibrous tumour enclosing neoplastic glandular tissue. Adenoma. A TUMOUR composed of epithelial tissue, often gland-like in appearance. It may sometimes be found in positions where glandular tissue is not normally present. A malignant form is the adenocarcinoma. Adenomatosis. The formation of numerous adenomatous growths in an organ. (See PORCINE INTESTINAL ADENOMATOSIS; PULMONARY ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

Mesenteric adenitis can also occur, and this can be confused clinically with acute appendicitis. Extraintestinal syndromes can result from yersiniosis that may include septicemia and postinfectious arthritis. On the other hand,Y. pseudotuberculosismainly causes mesenteric adenitis and diarrheal syndrome is less frequent. Following ingestion, Yersinia cross the intestinal epithelium through the M cells within the Peyer's patches of the ileum. Yersinia entry takes place by the so-called ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2010)

by Moselio Schaechter

Mesenteric adenitis can also occur, and this can be confused clinically with acute appendicitis. Extraintestinal syndromes can result from yersiniosis that may include septicemia and postinfectious arthritis. On the other hand,Y. pseudotuberculosismainly causes mesenteric adenitis and diarrheal syndrome is less frequent. Following ingestion, Yersinia cross the intestinal epithelium through the M cells within the Peyer's patches of the ileum. Yersinia entry takes place by the so-called ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

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Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

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