Possible Causes for Lymphedema Praecox 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]

  • Kaposi Sarcoma

    Kaposi sarcoma is a multifocal neoplasm of reticuloendothelial cells. It was first described by Moritz Kaposi in 1872. The skin lesions may be nodular, papular or blotchy and the colour may be red, purple, brown or black. These characteristics may also be seen under or on mucous membranes. The most common sites of…[2]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 7
  • Yellow Nail Syndrome
    Hereditary Lymphedema

    Yellow nail syndrome is a very rare disease of largely unknown etiology that is characterized by nail dystrophy, pleural effusion, peripheral lymphedema and recurrent airway infection. The most characteristic symptom of YNS is nail dystrophy. Patients present with regularly thickened, yellowishly discolored finger- or…[3]

  • Decompression Sickness
    Secondary Lymphedema

    Decompression sickness is a condition caused by change in barometric pressure. Since bubble formation is an uncontrolled process, they can develop anywhere in the body, common sites being the shoulders, elbows, knees, and ankles. In most cases of altitude decompression sickness, the person generally complains of…[4]

  • Lymphedema Praecox
    Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity
  • 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…[5]

  • Secondary Lymphedema
    Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity
  • 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…[6]

  • Carcinoma of the Prostate
    Lymphedema of the Lower Extremity

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  1. Turner Syndrome, Symptoma
  2. Kaposi Sarcoma, Symptoma
  3. Yellow Nail Syndrome, Symptoma
  4. Decompression Sickness, Symptoma
  5. Wikipedia: Milroy's disease, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  6. Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate, Symptoma