Old nonspecific term used with reference to a few basically dissimilar diseases in which the pathologic processes result in granulomas or granulomalike lesions, especially in various groups of lymph node s (which then become conspicuously enlarged).
- l. benignum old term for sarcoidosis.
- l. inguinale SYN: venereal l..
- l. malignum old term for Hodgkin disease.
- venereal l., l. venereum a venereal infection usually caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, and characterized by a transient genital ulcer and inguinal adenopathy in the male; in the female, perirectal lymph node s are involved and rectal stricture is a common occurrence. SYN: Favre-Durand-Nicholas disease, l. inguinale, Nicolas-Favre disease, tropical bubo.

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lym·pho·gran·u·lo·ma 'lim(p)-fō-.gran-yə-'lō-mə n, pl -mas also -ma·ta -mət-ə
1) a nodular swelling of a lymph node

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lym·pho·gran·u·lo·ma (lim″fo-gran″u-loґmə) 1. Hodgkin disease. 2. a nonspecific term used for any of various granulomatous conditions involving lymph nodes.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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