- Limfoadenopatiya's symptoms
- Limfoadenopatiya's reasons
- Limfoadenopatiya's treatment
Lymphadenopathy (new lat. lymphadenopathia; a lymph + other - Greek ἀδήν — gland + - a patiya) — the state which is shown a hyperadenosis of lymphatic system. This term is or the working preliminary diagnosis demanding specification at further clinical inspection or the leading symptom of a disease.
The main symptom of a lymphadenopathy is the hyperadenosis which can be localized or generalized. Can be additional symptoms:
loss of weight;
the accompanying long fervescence;
frequent recurrent upper respiratory tract infections (pharyngitises, tonsillitis, quinsies, etc.);
pathological changes on the roentgenogram of lungs;
The infectious diseases which are most often proceeding with involvement of an adenoid tissue.
Bacterial (all piogenic bacteria, disease of cat's scratches, syphilis, tularemia)
Mikobakterialnye (tuberculosis, leprosy)
Fungal (histoplasmosis, кокцидиомикоз)
Chlamidia (venereal lymphogranuloma)
Parasitic (toxoplasmosis, trypanosomiasis, filariosis)
Virus (Epstein's virus — Barre, a cytomegalovirus, measles, hepatitis, HIV).
The medicinal substances causing a lymphadenopathy syndrome:
Emergence of a lymphadenopathy is characteristic, in particular, of the following diseases:
Disease to Gosha
Niman's disease — Peak
Streptococcal infections of skin
Disease of cat's scratch (high-quality lymphoreticulosis)
At a lymphadenopathy you should not self-medicate. Lymph nodes it is impossible to pound, heat, put cold at all, the wrong procedures can worsen a condition of the child only.
The doctor on reception examines not only lymph nodes, but checks also palatine tonsils, a liver, a spleen which can increase, for example, at an infectious mononucleosis. Besides, the doctor should be told whether the child had a contact with sick people, cats and in general with animals, whether he ate crude meat, fish, not boiled water.