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29 Possible Causes for Lymphedema of Upper and/or Lower Extremity

  • Secondary Lymphedema

    Abstract Secondary lymphedema of the upper and lower extremities related to prior oncologic therapies, including cancer surgeries, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy, is[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[bmccancer.biomedcentral.com] Subsequent venous stent placement was performed in three patients with upper extremity edema and in all patients with lower extremity lymphedema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lymphedema

    Benefits of the procedure are its effectiveness in treating early stage lymphedema of either the upper or lower extremity and having low complication profile.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Read More: On the Importance of Lymphedema Screening for Upper and Lower Extremities Following Surgical Procedures By Joachim Zuther, on October 26th, 2018 Tweet Successful[lymphedemablog.com] The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate changes in HRQoL following VLN transfer for upper- and lower-extremity lymphedema using a validated instrument.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lipedema

    lower limbs: a pilot study. ( 25664822 ) 2014 27 Lower extremity lipedema, upper extremity lipodystrophy and severe calcinosis complicating juvenile dermatomyositis. ( 24789670[malacards.org] Primarily the lower extremities are affected; however, it can occur in combination with the upper extremities.[msoc.ca] In the 16 examined lower extremities with lipo-lymphedema, 8 lower legs and 3 upper legs demonstrated enlarged lymphatic vessels up to a diameter of 3 mm.[lymphedemapeople.com]

  • Ptosis

    It is an autosomal dominant condition typically characterized by distichiasis of the upper and lower lids and lymphedema of the extremities, with ptosis present in 30% of[dovepress.com]

  • Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis

    The ulcerative pattern occurs most commonly in the upper extremity following radical mastectomy (Stewart-Treves Syndrome); however, in rare cases it has been known to develop[o-wm.com] […] on the lower extremities. 36 Lymphedema-associated angiosarcoma may occur in an edematous lower extremity after radical inguinal lymphadenectomy for the treatment of metastases[o-wm.com]

  • Edema

    Lymphedema: causes• Upper extremity – breast cancer or surgery/radiation for breast cancer – Newborn baby, Turner’s syndrome (X0)• Lower extremity – Idiopathic: aplasia/dysplasia[slideshare.net]

  • Cachexia

    A comprehensive overview on the surgical management of secondary lymphedema of the upper and lower extremities related to prior oncologic therapies.[doi.org] Lymphedema interventions: exercise, surgery, and compression devices. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2013; 29:28–40. . 99. Kraschnewski JL, Schmitz KH.[doi.org]

  • Pelvic Pain in Women

    Supermicrosurgical lymphaticovenular anastomosis and lymphaticovenous implantation for treatment of unilateral lower extremity lymphedema.[richtlijnendatabase.nl] Reliability and limits of agreement of circumferential, water displacement, and optoelectronic volumetry in the measurement of upper limb lymphedema.[richtlijnendatabase.nl]

  • Pelvic Pain

    Supermicrosurgical lymphaticovenular anastomosis and lymphaticovenous implantation for treatment of unilateral lower extremity lymphedema.[richtlijnendatabase.nl] Reliability and limits of agreement of circumferential, water displacement, and optoelectronic volumetry in the measurement of upper limb lymphedema.[richtlijnendatabase.nl]

  • Impetigo Neonatorum

    ., groups B, C, or G) cause cellulitis in neonates, in frail elderly persons, and in persons with lymphedema of the lower extremities.[microbiologybook.org] Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae causes erysipeloid (“fish-handler’s disease”) which typically presents as a painful, violaceous, expanding lesion on an upper extremity on which[microbiologybook.org]

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