971 Possible Causes for Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity

  • Secondary Lymphedema

    Fig. 7 Bilateral lower extremity lymphoscintigram of patient with bilateral congenital lower extremity lymphedema tarda, demonstrating lymphatic webbing, dermal backflow and[bmccancer.biomedcentral.com] 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] Guideline for the management of wounds in patients with lower-extremity venous disease. Mt. Laurel, NJ: Wound, Ostomy , and Continent Nurses Society; June 1, 2011.[woundcareadvisor.com]

  • Hereditary Lymphedema

    Also known as Lymphedema I, this disorder presents as brawny edema usually of the lower extremity.[lymphedemapeople.com] Treatment Patients with lymphedema of the lower extremities must be instructed to take meticulous care of their feet to prevent recurrent lymphangitis.[healthcentral.com] A 13-year-old girl presented with Unilateral lower Extremity lymphedema [42] .[gulfdoctor.net]

  • 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] […] large fatty bulges begin to form around the thighs, knees and ankles, edema may be common and does not resolve easily, hypersensitivity, possible skin color changes in the lower[compressionstockingssite.com]

  • Lymphedema Praecox

    A form of lymphedema observed chiefly in young women and girls, characterised by diffuse swelling of the lower extremities. ...[encyclo.co.uk] 19 Lymph vessels and regional lymph nodes of the trunk wall 110 Lymphatic system of the upper extremities 111 Lymph system of the lower extremities 21 Basic physical chemistry[books.google.com] Treatment of lymphedema praecox through low level laser therapy (LLLT) Abstract A 15-year-old girl with right lower extremity lymphedema praecox was treated through low level[jrms.mui.ac.ir]

  • Filariasis

    […] 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] Severe lymphedema is sometimes referred to as “elephantiasis”. It can occur in the upper or lower extremities. Hydrocele – Chronic infection can involve the genitalia.[symptoma.com] […] adult worms, disrupting lymphatic drainage Intact adult worms produce minimal tissue reaction but can cause obstruction leading to lymphedema (peau d'orange skin: mimics[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Turner Syndrome

    Patients with Turner's Syndrome may have abnormal body proportions characterized by markedly shortened lower extremities.[magicfoundation.org] […] ability to formulate goals and plan action sequences to attain them, and attention span. 8 – 12 As a result, the nonverbal IQ in persons with Turner syndrome tends to be lower[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Gonadal dysgenesis should be entertained in all short girls, girls with unexpected primary or secondary amenorrhea and girls with lymphedema.[magicfoundation.org]

  • Carcinoma of the Prostate

    , pain in the lower extremities, deep vein thrombosis), ureteral obstruction (uremia), as well as sciatica and lethargy (caused by uremia or anemia).[symptoma.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] The prevalence in men of Asian origin is lower than in whites.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Adenocarcinoma 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] The prevalence in men of Asian origin is lower than in whites.[emedicine.medscape.com] The mechanical theory attributes metastasis to direct spread through the lymphatics and venous spaces into the lower lumbar spine.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder
  • Pelvic Neoplasm

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