IDIOPATHIC LYMPHEDEMA TREATMENT WITH ADRENAL STEROIDS
- LYMPHEDEMA PRECOX. Smith, J. Winslow; Rankin, L.M.; Pechin, S.P. // Angiology;Feb1953, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p33
1. Review of the literature on Lymphedema Precox is presented. 2. Report of a case of Lymphedema Precox where deep femoral block, or adreno-cortical dysfunction are ruled out as contributory in etiology by bilateral venography and adreno-cortical dysfunction.
- MY LEG JUST KEEPS ON swelling. // Woman's Day (Australian Consolidated Press);6/10/2002, p41
Discusses lymphoedema, a swelling that occurs due to a blockage of the lymph vessels. Estimated number of Australians that have lymphoedema; Efforts of model, Jessica Keating to prevent the swelling of her left leg; Causes of lymphoedema.
- THE CONSERVATIVE TREATMENT OF LYMPHEDEMA OF THE EXTREMITIES. Van Der Molen, H. R.; Tóth, L. M. // Angiology;Jul/Aug1974, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p470
Examines the process of the conservative treatment of lymphedema of the lower extremities. Clinical features of the disease; Phases of the removal of edema; Use of elastic bandages for treatment of lymphedema in extremities.
- Living with lymphoedema is Essex. Pollard, Tom // British Journal of Community Nursing;Oct2006, Vol. 11 Issue 10, pS14
The article discusses an author's experience of being a patient with primary lymphoedema. She was still a child when she had the earliest symptoms of the disease. When she started working as a hairdresser, her swollen legs had given her problems. She added that there should be an effort to...
- lymphedema. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1279
A definition of the term "lymphedema" is presented. The term refers to an abnormal accumulation of tissue fluid or potential lymph in the interstitial spaces. The mechanism, common causes and treatment of the condition are also discussed. The reference entry is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic...
- lymphedema praecox. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1282
A definition of the term "lymphedema praecox" is presented. The term refers to the obstruction of the lymphatic channels, producing edema, which occurs primarily in women between the ages of 10 and 25. The interstitial fluid that accumulates first appears in the feet but can travel proximally to...
- LYMPHEDEMA: PATHO-PHYSIOLOGIC AND CLINICAL CONCEPTS. Beninson, Joseph // Angiology;Oct1975, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p661
Looks into lymphedema. Discussion of how the disease occurs; Call for an immediate, vigorous antibiotic therapy; Use of penicillin G for patients affected with the condition.
- Lymphedema Tarda. Melendez Burgos, Jose A.; Luginbuhl, Adam // New England Journal of Medicine;3/5/2009, Vol. 360 Issue 10, p1015
The article focuses on the case of a 42 year old woman with a history of lymphodema tarda in her legs who was admitted to the hospital and later diagnosed with sepsis, which was probably caused by cellulitis related to chronic severe edema, skin breakdown, and lichenification of both legs. A...
- Sirolimus. // Reactions Weekly;6/16/2007, Issue 1156, p24
The article presents the case of four renal transplant recipients who developed lymphoedema during sirolimus immunosuppressive treatment. One of the patients, a 26-year-old man presented with left upper limb lymphoedema after two years and six months while another patient, a 26-year-old woman...