Possible Causes for Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity in USA

  • Turner Syndrome
    Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity Lymphedema

    Turner syndrome, first described in 1938 by Henry Turner, is as loss or abnormality of the second X chromosome in at least one cell line in a phenotypic female. At birth, girls with Turner syndrome may have swollen hands and feet because of lymphedema. The blend of dysplastic or hypoplastic nails and lymphedema…[1]

  • Hereditary Lymphedema
    Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity

    Milroy's disease (MD) is a familial disease characterized by lymphedema, commonly in the legs, caused by congenital abnormalities in the lymphatic system. Disruption of the normal drainage of lymph leads to fluid accumulation and hypertrophy of soft tissues. It is also known as Milroy disease, Nonne-Milroy-Meige syndrome…[2]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate
    Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity

    Adenocarcinoma of the prostate is histologically the commonest form of prostate malignancy. It is often asymptomatic until advanced or metastatic disease leads to symptoms of obstructive uropathy or bone pain respectively. Diagnosis depends upon digital rectal palpation, levels of prostate-specific antigen and…[3]

  • Carcinoma of the Prostate
    Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity
  • Pelvic Neoplasm
    Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity
  • Lymphedema Praecox
    Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity
  • Secondary Lymphedema
    Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity
  • Lipedema
    Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity

    Lipedema or lipoedema (European spelling) is an incurable, chronically progressive affliction that occurs almost exclusively in women. It causes a symmetrical accumulation of fat in the subcutaneous tissue that disproportionately affects the lower limbs from buttocks to ankles. The legs may also be sensitive and prone…[4]

  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder
    Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity

    Transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder (syn. urothelial carcinoma) makes up the majority of bladder cancers. Based on the extent to which the tumor has spread into the bladder wall, it can be categorized as non-muscle invasive (superficial, papillary) or muscle invasive (non-papillary). The most typical symptom,…[5]

  • Filariasis
    Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity

    Filariasis is a parasitic disease caused by tissue nematodes. Lymphatic filariasis can be asymptomatic, where infected people have no symptoms and never will develop symptoms. Other people that are infected will present with acute clinical symptoms. Acute symptoms of the disease include: Adenolymphangitis (ADL) – this…[6]

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References

  1. Turner Syndrome, Symptoma
  2. Wikipedia: Milroy's disease, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate, Symptoma
  4. Wikipedia: Lipedema, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  5. Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder, Symptoma
  6. Filariasis, Symptoma