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Treatment options in lymphedema

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Diagnosis of lymphedema

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Signs and symptoms of lymphedema

Symptoms of lymphedema As for breast cancer, Lymphedema early detection increases the chance of successful treatment. Early detection can be difficult, however, because early symptoms…

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Lymphedema and elephantiasis

Lymphedema of the extremities is a common manifestation of chronic lymphatic filariasis, what progression on translates elephantiasis. Usually the lower limbs are involved, either unilaterally,…

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Breast cancer and lymphedema

Lymphedema is referred to as a “dreaded” side effect of treatment. Body image can be affected as the limb becomes distorted, the sleeves in clothesdo…

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Causes of lymphedema

Causes of primary lymphedema Milroy’s disease (congenital lymphedema) -begins in infancy and causes abnormally formed lymph nodes. Meige’s disease (lymphedema praecox) -often causes lymphedema around…

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Types of Lymphedema

Lymphedema can be divided into 2 types. 1.         Primary lymphedema 2.         Secondary lymphedema In other words,  It can occur alone (primary Lymphedema) or,  It can…

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