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489 Possible Causes for Limb Lymphedema

  • Lymphedema

    In a single lymphedema treatment facility, 128 consecutive patients with lower limb lymphedema were retrospectively analyzed for the development of genital edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSION: There is a high prevalence of melanoma-related limb lymphedema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After lymph node transplantation, an improvement of upper limb lymphedema was observed in seven of nine patients with moderate or severe upper limb lymphedema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Secondary Lymphedema

    In this case report, we describe a 66-year-old lady who developed upp er limb lymphedema after operation and radiotherapy for the cancer of her left breast.[content.iospress.com] Most of these studies involved upper-limb lymphedema secondary to breast cancer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: Women younger than 76 yr, who completed breast cancer treatment at least 6 months prior and had subsequently developed unilateral, upper-limb lymphedema, were randomly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

    PIL occurs in conjunction with a right hemifacial edema, a right upper limb lymphedema, asymmetric bilateral calves edemas, and a unilateral massive pleural effusion seems[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In some patients, limb lymphedema is associated with PIL and is difficult to distinguish lymphedema from edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In some patients, limb lymphedema is associated with PIL and it is difficult to distinguish from edema.[orpha.net]

  • Lipedema

    Women with secondary limb lymphedema in this study are persons who have developed lymphedema following cancer treatment.[clinicaltrials.gov] P. (1995) Evaluation by lymphoscintigraphy of the effect of a micronized flavonoid fraction (Daflon 500 mg) in the treatment of upper limb lymphedema.[lipomadoc.org] The goal is to reduce limb size while enabling the patient to become self-sufficient in managing lymphedema.[woundcareadvisor.com]

  • Lymphedema Distichiasis Syndrome

    […] characterized by lower-limb lymphedema and varying degrees of abnormal growth of eyelashes from the orifices of the Meibomian glands (distichiasis), with occasional associated[orpha.net] PURPOSE: Lymphedema-distichiasis syndrome is characterized by the presence of lower limb lymphedema and supernumerary eyelashes arising from the Meibomian glands.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lymphedema distichiasis syndrome (LDS) is a rare, autosomal dominant genetic condition, characterized by lower limb lymphedema and distichiasis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lymphatic Malformation

    Most affected individuals presented with bilateral congenital lower-limb lymphedema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of lower limbs maps to chromosome 6q16.2–q22.1 in an inbred Pakistani family Sajid Malik & Karl-Heinz Grzeschik Human Genetics (2008)[doi.org] Nganga, Samuel Gitau and Khalid Makhdomi, Lower limb lymphoscintigraphy patterns among patients with lower limb lymphedema: a pictorial essay, Clinical and Translational Imaging[dx.doi.org]

  • Primary Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

    Note the bilateral lower limb lymphedema, with accentuation of the dorsal flexion folds of the toes.[commons.wikimedia.org] PIL occurs in conjunction with a right hemifacial edema, a right upper limb lymphedema, asymmetric bilateral calves edemas, and a unilateral massive pleural effusion seems[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In some patients, limb lymphedema is associated with PIL and is difficult to distinguish lymphedema from edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Elephantiasis

    It can cause severe and extensive swelling of the lower limbs (lymphedema), which can be accompanied by painful episodes of fever.[unitingtocombatntds.org] Elephantiasis: disabling and disfiguring chronic lymphedema of the limbs, breasts, or genitals, accompanied by marked thickening of the skin.[mectizan.org] Elephantiasis: disabling and disfiguring chronic lymphedema of the limbs, breasts or genitals, accompanied by marked thickening of the skin.[mectizan.org]

  • Ganglion Cyst

    Lower limb edema caused by a giant ganglion cyst of hip joint, rather than deep venous insufficiency or lymphedema, is unusual particularly for guiding clinical practice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acne Vulgaris

    Severe lymphedema may develop in the lower limbs. Local and systemic infections (meningitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, etc.), are seen, which may even progress to sepsis.[en.wikipedia.org] Potential complications[edit] Contractures and reduced mobility of the lower limbs and axillae due to fibrosis and scarring occur.[en.wikipedia.org]

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