Lymphedema

Lymphedema is an edema of a leg due to lymphatic hypoplasia (primary) or due to relocation or interruption (secondary) lymphatic vessels (overview of the lymphatic system) .. Symptoms are brown, fibrous edema in one or more extremities. The diagnosis is made because of the physical examination. The treatment consists of physical training, clothing for increasing the pressure gradient, massage and sometimes surgery. A cure is unusual, but the treatment can…

September 3, 2018
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What is Lymhedema?

Linfedema è una combinazione di liquidi che causa gonfiore (edema) nelle aree del corpo. Succede tipicamente nelle braccia o nelle gambe. A volte può accadere contemporaneamente braccia e gambe.
July 28, 2017

Lymphedema is a combination of fluid that causes swelling (edema) in the areas of the body. It typically happens in the arms or legs. Sometimes it can happen both arms and legs concurrently. Lymphedema is usually caused by the elimination of or damage to your lymph nodes as a part of cancer treatment. It results from a .a blockage in your lymphatic system, which is a component of the immune…

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