10,582 Possible Causes for Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity

  • Turner Syndrome

    Other features of this condition that can vary among women who have Turner syndrome include: extra skin on the neck (webbed neck), puffiness or swelling ( lymphedema ) of[medicinenet.com] Lymphedema : Lymphedema may be present at any age and is one finding that can suggest Turner syndrome on fetal ultrasonography.[emedicine.medscape.com] Patients with Turner's Syndrome may have abnormal body proportions characterized by markedly shortened lower extremities.[magicfoundation.org]

  • Carcinoma of the Prostate

    Findings in patients with advanced disease may include the following: Cancer cachexia Bony tenderness Lower-extremity lymphedema or deep venous thrombosis Adenopathy Overdistended[emedicine.medscape.com] Lower Mortality Associated With Opioid-Sparing Prostatectomy.[emedicine.medscape.com] Some patients with primarily nodal involvement develop significant lymphedema or ureteral obstruction.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Secondary Lymphedema

    This accumulation of lymphatic fluid results in abnormal swelling, most commonly affecting the upper and lower extremities; however, other parts of the body may be affected[lymphedemablog.com] See also [ edit ] Lymphedema Skin lesion References [ edit ] James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006).[en.wikipedia.org] Fig. 7 Bilateral lower extremity lymphoscintigram of patient with bilateral congenital lower extremity lymphedema tarda, demonstrating lymphatic webbing, dermal backflow and[bmccancer.biomedcentral.com]

  • Hereditary Lymphedema

    Treatment Patients with lymphedema of the lower extremities must be instructed to take meticulous care of their feet to prevent recurrent lymphangitis.[healthcentral.com] Synonyms primary lymphedema Disorder Subdivisions congenital hereditary lymphedema hereditary lymphedema, type I lymphedema praecox lymphedema tarda Milroy disease Nonne-Milroy[webmd.com] Skin care is extremely important for the prevention of infection.[cincinnatichildrens.org]

  • Lymphedema Praecox

    […] between the ages of nine and twenty-five.This is the most common form of primary lymphedema, accounting for about 80% of the patients. [2] : 848 [3] See also [ edit ] Lymphedema[en.wikipedia.org] “In 2009 I was diagnosed with lymphedema of the lower extremities and for the next three years I endured painful treatments and spent thousands of dollars on various procedures[rapidrehabilitation.com] Bandages: Bandages that are wrapped more tightly around the end of the extremity and wrapped more loosely toward the trunk, to encourage lymph flow out of the extremity toward[aspenphysio.co.uk]

  • Lipedema

    Primarily the lower extremities are affected, but lipedema may occur in combination with the upper extremities as well.[lymphedemablog.com] […] of the lower extremities.[lymphedemapeople.com] Lymphedema treatment should be performed by a Lymphedema certified therapist.[obesityhelp.com]

  • Filariasis

    Lymphoscintigraphy in unilateral lower limb and scrotal lymphedema caused by filariasis.[emedicine.medscape.com] Elephantiasis is a syndrome most often caused by an obstruction of the lymphatic vessels, which results in extreme swelling of the skin and tissues, typically in the lower[end.org] […] area twice daily Elevate lower extremities at night Exercise and move affected limb regularly Antibiotics/Topical medications for small wounds Comfortable shoes Surgery Hydroceles[physio-pedia.com]

  • Pelvic Neoplasm

    They all complained of repeated progressive swelling of the lower extremity combined with pain and limping without any incentives.[cancerjournal.net] extremity.[epainassist.com] Sensory examination should include the lower extremities, buttocks, external genitals, and the saddle area (to identify lesions of the sacral plexus).[2] Because the correct[cancernetwork.com]

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  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder

    Leiomyosarcomais a malignancy of smooth muscle origin and is extremely rare in the bladder (less than 0.5% of cases).[actionbladdercanceruk.org] Pain can also be a symptom of more advanced disease, as is edema of the lower extremities secondary to lymphatic or venous obstruction.[cancernetwork.com] Other symptoms might be extreme fatigue, unexplained weight loss, and painful or frequent urination.[nyp.org]

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  • Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate

    Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) aims to lower levels of testosterone.[myvmc.com] The glands are more angular than the lower grade lesions.[ozradonc.wikidot.com] Findings in patients with advanced disease may include the following: Cancer cachexia Bony tenderness Lower-extremity lymphedema or deep venous thrombosis Adenopathy Overdistended[emedicine.medscape.com]

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