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ID DOID:9317
Name lymphangitis
Definition A lymphatic system disease that is characterized by inflammation of the lymphatic channels which occurs as a result of infection at a site distal to the channel. It is caused by Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A strep) or Staphylococcus aureus. Lymphangitis is also sometimes called blood poisoning.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lymphangitis, http://www2.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/mwmednlm?book=Medical&va=Lymphangitis
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ICD10CM:I89.1

ICD9CM:457.2

MESH:D008205

NCI:C34790

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:1415005

UMLS_CUI:C0024225

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gram-positive_bacterial_infectious_disease

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is_a lymphatic system disease

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