Thymus, lymph nodes, spleen, and lymphatics
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Published by Churchill Livingstone in Edinburgh, New York .
Written in English


  • Lymphatics -- Diseases,
  • Thymus -- Diseases,
  • Lymph nodes -- Diseases,
  • Spleen -- Diseases,
  • Lymph Nodes -- immunology,
  • Lymphatic Diseases,
  • Spleen -- immunology,
  • Thymus Gland -- immunology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references index.

Statementedited by K. Henry, W. St. C. Symmers.
SeriesSystemic pathology ;, v. 7
ContributionsHenry, Kristin., Symmers, William St. Clair, 1917-
LC ClassificationsRB111 .S97 1987 vol. 7
The Physical Object
Pagination1042 p. :
Number of Pages1042
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1861255M
ISBN 10044303429X
LC Control Number90015115

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  High doses of radiation destroy the parechyma of lymph nodes and other organized lymphatic tissue, leaving the stroma, blood vessels, mature plasma cells and phagocytic cells. Sparing of a strip of medial skin/lymphatics in the design of extremity fields will minimize the risk of : Jennifer C. Jones, Susan J. Knox. The non-encapsulated lymphatic tissues, lymph nodes, and spleen are important sites for what? Where lymphocytes can become activated to form cells that produce humoral Ab's or participate in cell-mediated types of immunology. Abstract. The lymphatic system consists of the vascular network of tissues and organs (the lymph nodes, thymus, spleen, tonsils, and appendix) that drain interstitial fluid (lymph) from the peripheral tissue back to the blood lymphatic system forms part of the well-described vascular system but is not a circulatory system as it is a group of one-way conduits. Lymph circulates from the thymus, spleen, and lymph nodes via efferent lymph nodes. High doses of radiation can not only affect the microenvironment of lymphoid organs, but also lead to changes in lymphatic vessel structure and function. Because patency of the lymphatic channel is important for normal flow of lymph, damage to the lymphatics may.