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353 Possible Causes for Lymphedema of the Extremities

  • Lymphedema

    […] the extremity 9 years later.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lymphedema of lip Lymphedema of lower extremity Lymphedema of penis Lymphedema of scrotum Lymphedema of uncertain etiology Lymphedema of vulva Lymphedema praecox Lymphedema[icd9data.com] This report describes a 46-year-old patient who developed over the last 2 years asymmetric lymphedema in lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lipedema

    Abstract In a review of 250 cases of lymphedema of the lower extremity, 9 patients were noted to share unique similarities in their history and physical findings.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract The role of operative management of "symptomatic" varicose veins in patients with lower extremity lymphedema or lipedema is controversial.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lipedem with extreme lymphedema can be followed by skin complications of lymphedema like chylodermia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Secondary Lymphedema

    PURPOSE: To evaluate the effectiveness of microscopic lymphatic vessel-isolated vein anastomosis in patients with secondary obstructive lymphedema of a lower extremity, refractory[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fig. 1 Stage II breast cancer related lymphedema of the right upper extremity ( left ), uterine cancer related lymphedema of the left lower extremities ( right ) Currently[bmccancer.biomedcentral.com] Secondary Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity This condition occurs in a manner that is similar to upper extremity lymphedema, but can be more severely debilitating because[plasticsurgerykey.com]

  • Lymphatic Malformation

    Allen EV (1934) Lymphedema of the extremities. Arch Int Med 54:606–624. Google Scholar 19. Kinmonth JB, Taylor GW (1954) The lymphatic circulation in lymphedema.[link.springer.com] A seven-year-old girl with chronic hereditary lymphedema of the lower extremities had bilateral conjunctival lymphedema at birth.[jhu.pure.elsevier.com] Fonkalsrud EW (1969) Congenital lymphedema of the extremities in infants and children. J. Pediatr Surg 4:231–236. Google Scholar 22.[link.springer.com]

  • Rosacea

    Extreme eyelid edema associated with characteristic skin changes and histopathologic findings represents an entity known as Morbihan disease which is rare and difficult to[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] pleomorphic perivascular and perilymphatic inflammation with profound lymphangiectasis and lymph stasis, thus suggesting elements of both rosacea and localized, chronic lymphedema[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Aagenaes Syndrome

    extremities.[scholars.opb.msu.edu] The presence of lymphedema is likely the predisposing factor for development of recurrent infections in such patients.1 Recurrent cellulitis as such has never been described[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Aagenaes syndrome, also called Lymphedema Cholestasis Syndrome (LSC 1), is a form of idiopathic familial intrahepatic cholestasis associated with lymphedema of the lower extremities[scholars.opb.msu.edu]

  • Skin Infection

    Episodic dermatolymphangioadenitis (DLA) in patients with lymphedema of the lower extremities before and after administration of benzathine penicillin: a preliminary study[aafp.org]

  • Elephantiasis

    Elephantiasis nostras verrucosa represents an uncommon yet distinct clinical entity resulting from chronic lymphedema of an extremity or body region.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of the extremities or genitals Men can also develop a condition called hydrocele – fluid-filled balloon-like enlargement of the scrotum Sometimes, acute episodes of severe[sabin.org] This article provides an overview and a case presentation of the unusual and debilitating skin condition related to chronic lymphedema of the lower extremity known as elephantiasis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] In this study, we present a rare case of a 76-year-old man with a 3-month history of progressive swelling of right lower extremity and 2-month history of a known inguinal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tissue Nematode Infection

    Chronic infection may result in lymphatic insufficiency, with lymphedema involving the extremities or external genitalia. Hydroceles may also occur.[antiinfectivedrugs.com] […] causing disfiguration of extremities Via female mosquitoes Invades lymph nodes Diethylcarbamazine Loa loa (African eye worm) Calabar swellings in skin Worms in conjunctiva[medbullets.com] The term elephantiasis refers to advanced changes of chronic lymphedema, including subcutaneous thickening, skin hyperkeratosis, and fissuring.[antiinfectivedrugs.com]

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