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353 Possible Causes for Lymphedema of the Extremities

  • Lymphedema

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

  • 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.[] Abstract The role of operative management of "symptomatic" varicose veins in patients with lower extremity lymphedema or lipedema is controversial.[] Lipedem with extreme lymphedema can be followed by skin complications of lymphedema like chylodermia.[]

  • 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[] 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[] 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[]

  • 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.[] A seven-year-old girl with chronic hereditary lymphedema of the lower extremities had bilateral conjunctival lymphedema at birth.[] Fonkalsrud EW (1969) Congenital lymphedema of the extremities in infants and children. J. Pediatr Surg 4:231–236. Google Scholar 22.[]

  • 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[] […] pleomorphic perivascular and perilymphatic inflammation with profound lymphangiectasis and lymph stasis, thus suggesting elements of both rosacea and localized, chronic lymphedema[]

  • Aagenaes Syndrome

    extremities.[] 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[] Aagenaes syndrome, also called Lymphedema Cholestasis Syndrome (LSC 1), is a form of idiopathic familial intrahepatic cholestasis associated with lymphedema of the lower extremities[]

  • Skin Infection

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

  • Elephantiasis

    Elephantiasis nostras verrucosa represents an uncommon yet distinct clinical entity resulting from chronic lymphedema of an extremity or body region.[] […] 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[] 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[]

  • 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.[] 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[]

  • Tissue Nematode Infection

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

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