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Presentation 6

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Presentation 6

  1. 1. LYMPHATIC AND IMMUNE SYTEMS<br />BY:SHONTA GATHINGS<br />
  2. 2. elephantiasis<br />Definition :<br />Causes:<br />Elephantiasis is enlargement and thickening of tissues.<br />it is transmitted by female mosquitoes when an infected female mosquito bites a person , she may inject the worm larvae into the bloodstream.,where they can spread throughout the bloodstream, where they can live for many years. <br />
  3. 3. Elephantiasis<br />
  4. 4. Elephantiasis<br />symptoms:<br />Fever<br />pain in testicles <br />pain above testicles<br />enlarged groin lymph nodes<br />massively swollen legs, genitalia and breast<br />white urinary discharge<br />swollen liver<br />swollen spleen <br />
  5. 5. KAPOSI'S SARCOMA<br />DEFINITION;<br />CAUSES:<br />A neoplastiic disease affecting esp. the skin and mucous membranes, characterized esp. by the formation of pink to reddish-brown or bluish tumorous plaques,macules,papules, or nodules esp. onthe lower extremities and formerly limited primarily to elderly men in whom it followed a benign a major and sometimes fatal disease associated with immunodeficient individuals with AIDS.<br />The epidemic KS, occuring as a disease that accompanies AIDS is thought to have a cause the virus named HIV.<br />
  6. 6. kAPOSI'S SARCOMA<br />
  7. 7. KAPOSI'S SARCOMA<br />Symptoms:<br />There are no general symptoms of early KS. In the epidemic form ,KS maybe the first sign of AIDS or the first lesion may follow an illness of months or years.<br />
  8. 8. LYMPHADENITIS<br />DEFINITION<br />CAUSES:<br />Inflammation of lymph nodes. It is a common complication of certain bacterial infections<br />The lymph system is a network of organs, lymph nodes, lymph ducts, and lymph vessels or channels that produce and move a fluid called lymph from tissue to the bloodstream.<br />
  9. 9. LYMPHADENITIS<br />Symptoms:<br />Swollen, tender or hand lymph nodes<br />Red, tender skin over Lymph node. <br />
  10. 10. LYMPHADENITIS<br />

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