This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Lymphangiectasia cyst, pill camera view

Lymphangiectasia cyst, pill camera view

M200/0245

Rights Managed

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

DAVID M. MARTIN, MD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DAVID M. MARTIN, MD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Lymphangiectasia cyst, pill camera view. The cyst is filled with lymphatic fluid. Lymphangiectasia is a condition caused by dilation of the lymphatic vessels in the intestinal wall. The condition causes lymph fluid, which carries white blood cells and proteins around the body, to leak into the intestines, causing diarrhoea, vomiting and abdominal pain. As the fluid is rich in protein, it also causes a low blood protein level, which causes oedema (fluid accumulation in tissues) and weight loss. Treatment is of the underlying cause, and dietary changes can compensate for protein loss and malabsorption of nutrients. A pill camera is a pill-sized camera that is swallowed to image the digestive tract.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}