Lymphatic system case study
View full document. Name Elisabet Montano Furcal Bio 2341 Anatomy & Physiology II (10 points) Lymphatic System Assignment Clinical Case A 60-year old male notices that a swollen axillary lymph node. Due to his very busy lifestyle and many commitments he puts off going to the doctor to get it checked. Plus, he reports that it caused him no pain, and was more of a nuisance. CASE STUDY #1: LYMPHATIC SYSTEM “SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES”-BRIEF DESCRIPTION Swollen lymph nodes usually occur as a result of infection from bacteria or viruses. Rarely, swollen lymph nodes are caused by cancer. Your lymph nodes, also called lymph glands, play a vital role in your body's ability to fight off infections. The Lymphatic System To review the Case Study of a collapsed patient To describe the movement of fluid from the capillaries into the interstitial fluids. To identify the different types of pressures involved in that movement.
To describe the major features of the lymphatic system. To recognize the function of the lymphatic system. Case Study STEP 2: Reading The Lymphatic System Harvard Case Study: To have a complete understanding of the case, one should focus on case reading. It is said that case should be read two times. Initially, fast reading without taking notes and underlines should be done. Initial reading is to get a rough idea of what information is provided for the analyses. Oct 25, 2019The lymphatic system is a system of specialized vessels and organs whose main function is to return the lymph from the tissues back into the bloodstream. Lymphatic system is considered as a part of both the circulatory and immune systems, as well as a usually neglected part of students' books. The functions of the lymphatic system complement the bloodstream. Circulatory and Lymphatic System Case Study 3 Larry has just returned from a camping trip. As much as he likes the company of his pals and the commune with nature, he is glad to return home, especially since he is not feeling well. The day after his return, he starts running a high fever and develops a headache, along with muscle aches and pains. Lymphedema Case Study. PATIENT INFORMATION: Ms. B.P.
is a 46 y/o female who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1995 and underwent a (R) mastectomy with reconstruction in August 1995. This was followed by radiation in March 1996 and chemotherapy from April 1995 to February 1996. DIAGNOSIS: The patient reports a sudden onset of swelling in her (R) arm and. Male, J.W. 52 years old – Lymphadenitis. A patient was presented with severe inflammation of the one of the lymphatic nodes under his chin. It was very painful both to touch and swallowing, swollen to the size of an egg: 3.0 x 4.0 cm, accompanied with mild fever and malaise. This patient is a therapist and used his professional InterX5002 Acute Presets directly on the swollen node. Cells in the lymphatic system grow out of control, and as the cancer spreads it may move outside of the lymphatic system. Because it compromises. Lymphatic System - Three functions of lymphatic system o Fluid transport 10% of fluid and protein (3L) that leaves the capillaries re-enters the circulation from lymph vessels Prevents edema formation o Fat absorption from the intestine and transport Specialized lymphatic vessels called lacteals carry chyle (milky white lymph) o Defense against foreign invaders and. Lymphatic System The lymphatic system, or lymphoid system, is an organ system in vertebrates that is part of the immune system, and complementary to the circulatory system. It consists of a large network of lymphatic.