What is lymphatic system?

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The lymphatic system consists of:

  • spleen,
  • thymus,
  • lymph nodes, lymph channels and
  • tonsils and adenoids.

lymphatic system

They make and move lymph (instructed below) from tissues to the bloodstream.
Lymph is a clear-to-white fluid made of:
  • white blood cells, especially lymphocytes, the cells that attack bacteria in the blood
  • fluid from the intestines called chyle, which contains proteins and fats
The lymphatic system is part of the immune system, which recognizes and defends itself against bacteria, viruses, and substances that appear foreign and harmful.
Cure for blocked lymphatics.
Looking for info about systemic, bilateral body wide, idiopathic lymphoceles.
A lymphocele, also referred to as chylous pseudocysts, and lymphatic duct hygromas, is defined as a circumscribed collection of protein-rich lymphatic fluid without an epithelial lining that develops in anatomic compartments as the result of trauma or interruption to the lymphatic system.
Currently, no diagnostic algorithm is in place for the evaluation of a suspected lymphocele, but numerous radiographic methods when used in combination with clinical history and presentation will aid in the diagnose.
The appearance of idiopathic lymphocele is uncommon and can be only speculated to be associated to lymphatic leakage due to a miss diagnosed minor trauma or repetitive effort injury; its diagnose, evolution, and management are, for this reason, thought to be similar to those that occur after traumatic injuries or surgical procedures.
Simple aspiration, preferentially under CT or ultrasound guidance, has been used successfully to treat lymphoceles and relieve pressure symptoms.