59 Possible Causes for Lymphedema in USA

  • Milroy Disease

    It is also known as Milroy disease, Nonne-Milroy-Meige syndrome and hereditary lymphedema. … The most common presentation of Milroy Disease is bilateral lower extremity lymphedema, and may also be accompanied by hydrocele. … Milroy's disease is also known as primary or hereditary lymphedema type 1A or early onset lymphedema.[1]

  • Lymphedema Praecox

    Lymphedema praecox is a condition characterized by swelling of the soft tissues in which an excessive amount of lymph has accumulated, and generally develops in females between … the ages of nine and twenty-five.This is the most common form of primary lymphedema,accounting for about 80% of the patients. … Lymphedema Lymphedema-distichiasis syndrome Aagenaes syndrome List of cutaneous conditions[2]

  • Secondary Lymphedema

    Secondary lymphedema is a condition characterized by swelling of the soft tissues in which an excessive amount of lymph has accumulated, and is caused by certain malignant … Secondary lymphedema also can be caused by several non-malignant diseases, such as lipedema, and can result from the removal of lymph nodes during various cancer surgeries … Lymphedema Skin lesion[3]

  • Hereditary Lymphedema

    It is also known as Milroy disease, Nonne-Milroy-Meige syndrome and hereditary lymphedema. … The most common presentation of Milroy Disease is bilateral lower extremity lymphedema, and may also be accompanied by hydrocele. … Milroy's disease is also known as primary or hereditary lymphedema type 1A or early onset lymphedema.[4]

  • Lipedema

    The additional, expanding fat cells interfere with the pathways of lymphatic vessels, and patients can develop secondary lymphedema, a condition known as lipo-lymphedema. … This is known as lipo-lymphedema. … Some patients progress to lipo-lymphedema, a condition where lipedema and lipo-lymphedema both occur.[5]

  • Lymphedema

    Lymphedema should not be confused with edema arising from venous insufficiency, which is not lymphedema. … Secondary lymphedema affects both men and women. … Lymphedema is not present.[6]

  • Aagenaes Syndrome

    Aagenaes syndrome is a syndrome characterised by congenital hypoplasia of lymph vessels, which causes lymphedema of the legs and recurrent cholestasis in infancy, and slow … It is also called cholestasis-lymphedema syndrome (CLS). … Lymphedema-distichiasis syndrome Lymphedema praecox Blueberry muffin baby[7]

  • Yellow Nail Syndrome

    Other symptoms mainly refer to pleural effusion and peripheral lymphedema. … Initially, lymphedema renders the skin of affected areas soft and puffy, but chronic lymphedema is associated with fibrotic changes and thus hardening of the skin. … Lymphedema most frequently affects the lower limbs.[8]

  • Distichiasis

    To rule out the presence of lymphedema-distichiasis syndrome, patient's history should include asking about any signs of lymphedema that may have appeared and the patient … should be counseled about possibility of development of lymphedema in lower limbs. … Lymphedema is clinically diagnosed by lymphoscintigraphy.[9]

  • Filariasis

    Chronic symptoms include: Lymphedema – This is swelling of the limbs due to chronic inflammation of the lymphatic vessels. … Severe lymphedema is sometimes referred to as “elephantiasis”. … Genetics may also influence clinical presentation (lymphedema tends to occur in families).[10]

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References

  1. Milroy's disease, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…
  2. Lymphedema praecox, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…
  3. Secondary lymphedema, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…
  4. Milroy's disease, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…
  5. Lipedema, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…
  6. Lymphedema, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…
  7. Aagenaes syndrome, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…
  8. Yellow Nail Syndrome, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  9. Distichiasis, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  10. Filariasis, https://www.symptoma.com/en…