Carcinoma of the prostate is a major morbidity cause worldwide and the second most frequent cause of cancer death in men. This malignancy has a higher incidence in older individuals. Its progression is slow and most cases are identified during the asymptomatic period. However, screening for this disease is…
Lymphedema of the LowerExtremityLymphedema, Predominantly in Lower Limbs
Lymphedema praecox is a condition characterized by swelling of the soft tissues in which an excessive amount of lymph has accumulated, and generally develops in females between the ages of nine and twenty-five.This is the most common form of primary lymphedema,accounting for about 80% of the…
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,…
Lipo-lymphedema; MRI; Lymphangiography; Microcirculation OBJECTIVE: To assess for the first time the morphology of the lymphatic system in patients with lipedema and lipo-lymphedema … of the lowerextremities by MR lymphangiography. … CONCLUSION: MR lymphangiography is a safe and accurate minimal-invasive imaging modality for the evaluation of the lymphatic circulation in patients with lipedema and lipo-lymphedema
Lymphedema of the lowerextremity, initially involving the foot, gradually progresses up the leg so that the entire limb becomes edematous (marked by edema). … Treatment Patients with lymphedema of the lowerextremities must be instructed to take meticulous care of their feet to prevent recurrent lymphangitis. … Lymphedema of the lowerextremity: is it genetic or nongenetic?
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…
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…
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…