What are lymphatic disorders?
Lymphatic disease is a malfunction of the lymphatic system in which fluid, or lymph, does not pass properly through the lymph nodes and lymphatic vessels.
The most common lymphatic disease is lymphedema.
The most prevalent lymphatic disorder is lymphatic insufficiency, or lymphedema.
Which disease is a malignancy of the lymphatic system?
Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the body’s germ-fighting network. The lymphatic system includes the lymph nodes (lymph glands), spleen, thymus gland and bone marrow. Lymphoma can affect all those areas as well as other organs throughout the body.
What are the 6 lymphatic organs?
- Lymphoid organs. The immune system is made up of organs that control the production and maturation of certain defense cells, the lymphocytes.
- Bone marrow.
- Lymph nodes.
- Lymphatic tissue in the bowel and in other mucous membranes in the body.
What are the symptoms of poor lymphatic drainage?
The main sign of lymphatic dysfunction is lymphedema. Lymphedema causes swelling in your arms or legs. Your fingers or toes may retain fluid and swell. The tissues of the head and neck may be affected, too.
Lymphedema can also lead to:
- skin changes.
- skin discoloration.
- leaking of fluid from the skin.