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Could you tell me what are illnesses in lymphatic system?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Lymlphatics: The lymphatic a are involved with virtually every disease process. The lymphocytic diseases may be what you refer to.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me what are some diseases and disorders related to the lymphatic system?

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Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 21 years experience
Many: Diseases related to the lymphatic system include lymphadenopathy (enlarged lymph nodes for various reasons), lymphoma, lymphatic filariasis, and lymphanginitis, .
A 39-year-old member asked:

What can you tell me about the lymphatic system?

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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Cardiology 23 years experience
Lymphatic system: The lymphatic system is part of the circulatory system, comprising a network of conduits called lymphatic vessels that carry a clear fluid called lymph (from latin lympha 'water goddess')directionally towards the heart.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me if there are any diseases associated with the lymphatic system that kill you?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
There are several: Malignant lymphomas (hodgkin's and non-) arise from lymphocytes, the dominant cell in the lymphatic system. The lymphatics themselves can be plugged by tumor in the lungs, and this is a common mechanism of death in cancer patients, or they can become malignant themselves, as in an arm with lymphedema after an old-time mastectomy.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how can the lymphatic system facilitate immune response?

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Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Lymphatic system: Lymphatic system helps carry antigens or foreign proteins to lymphatic nodes where immune cells live. That way, immune cells can recognize and response to different foreign proteins or antigens appropriately.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me diseases that you can get from having a weak lymphatic system?

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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Cardiology 23 years experience
Lymphatic syetm.: Weak lymphatic system leads to weak immune system. You are more prone to bacterial and viral infections.

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