Coordination of Multiple Services for a Patient With Severe Lymphedema of the Right Lower Extremity
- Primary Congenital Lymphedema Complicated by Hydrops Fetalis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Singh, Paul; Connell, Matthew // Case Reports in Obstetrics & Gynecology;2013, p1
Introduction. Primary congenital lymphedema is a rare disorder associated with insufficient development of lymphatic vessels. Usually most patients present with lower extremity edema seen sonographically. Rarely primary congenital lymphedema may be associated with severe lymphatic dysfunction...
- Transposition restores lymphatic drainage in lymphedema. Bauman, Norman // Urology Times;Nov98, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p9
Discusses the testicular transposition procedure to the thigh which restored lymphatic drainage in patients with refractory lower-extremity lymphedema. Cause of refractory lymphedema; Improvement in patient comfort and reduction in leg circumference; Description of the transposition procedure.
- Case 5: A Gradually Swelling Leg. Burkhart, Craig G. // Cortlandt Forum;12/20/99, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p189
Presents a dermatology-related case involving a patient diagnosed with lymphedema. Causes of lymphedema; Circumferential swelling of the affected extremity; Forms of lymphedema; Complications; Treatment.
- Successful Management of Severe Unilateral Lower Extremity Lymphedema in an Outpatient Setting. Leard, Teresa; Barrett, Carrie // Physical Therapy;Sep2015, Vol. 95 Issue 9, p1295
Background and Purpose. Non-cancer-related lymphedema is frequently unrecognized until it has advanced and, therefore, presents substantial management challenges. Treatment for lymphedema reflects cancer research and not the distinct complexities of non-cancer-related lymphedema. This case...
- Chronic Lymphedema of Filarial Origin: A Very Rare Etiology of Cutaneous Lymphangiosarcoma. Agale, Shubhangi V.; Khan, Wasif Ali Z. A.; Chawlani, Karishma // Indian Journal of Dermatology;Jan-Feb2013, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p71
Lymphedema-associated angiosarcoma also known as lymphangiosarcoma is the commonest type of cutaneous angiosarcoma. Post-mastectomy lymphedema is the most frequent cause, while chronic filarial lymphedema is one of the most uncommon etiology for development of lymphangiosarcoma. We report a case...
- Impact of socioeconomic markers in severity of lower extremity lymphedema. de Carvalho, Aquiles Tadashi Ywata; Pereira, Maria Clara Sampaio Barretto; de Jesus Santos, Aleksandro; da Fonseca Galon, Giselle; Filho, Antônio Urbano Ferreira; Cambuí, Vinicius Dias; Rubeiz, Roberto Pastor; Caffaro, Roberto Augusto // Jornal Vascular Brasileiro;Oct2011, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p298
In Brazil, the incidence of lymphedema is poorly known, and there is little scientific documentation reporting the association of lymphedema with the social and economic factors in our region. The objective was to analyze the impact of socioeconomic markers on the severity of lymphedema of the...
- Lymphedema in women with breast cancer: characteristics of patients screened for a randomized trial. Lyn Kligman; Donnalue Reise; Jennifer Wiernikowski; L. Bonilla // Breast Cancer Research & Treatment;Jul2008, Vol. 110 Issue 2, p337
Abstract IntroductionÂ Â Accrual rates for a randomized trial of decongestive therapy in breast cancer patients with lymphedema were lower than anticipated. In two centres, patients presenting to lymphedema clinic were screened for eligibility to understand the accrual process and help...
- Twice-Weekly Complete Decongestive Physical Therapy in the Management of Secondary Lymphedema of the Lower Extremities. Holtgrefe, Karen M. // Physical Therapy;Aug2006, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p1128
Background and Purpose. This case report describes the physical therapist examination, evaluation, and intervention for a patient with bilateral lower-extremity lymphedema who received complete decongestive physical therapy 2 days per week instead of the recommended daily frequency. Case...
- 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.