Citations with the tag: LYMPH circulation disorders

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  • 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.

  • Factors Affecting Axillary Lymph Node Metastases in Patients with T[sub1] Breast Carcinoma.
    Markopoulos, Christos; Kouskos, Efstratios; Gogas, Helen; Mandas, Dimitrios; Kakisis, John; Gogas, John // American Surgeon; Nov2000, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p1011 

    The purpose of this study was to determine factors associated with the incidence of axillary lymph node metastases (ALNM) in T[sub 1] tumors and cases in which axillary dissection could be omitted. Data from 195 patients with T[sub 1] primary invasive breast cancer (size less than or equal to 2...

    Hammond, Cheryl // Nursing Standard; 7/20/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 46, p33 

    A letter to the editor is presented which is concerned with lymphoedema.

    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.

  • Lymphatic filariasis among the Yakurr people of Cross River State, Nigeria.
    Iboh, Cletus I.; Okon, Okpok E.; Opara, Kenneth N.; Asor, Joseph E.; Etim, Susan E. // Parasites & Vectors; 2012, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p203 

    Background: In order to initiate a disease elimination programme for lymphatic filariasis based on mass drug administration, a proper understanding of the geographical distribution and degree of risk is essential. Methods: An investigation of lymphatic filariasis due to Wuchereria bancrofti was...

  • Comparative results of non-operative multi-modal therapy for filarial lymphoedema.
    Gogia, S. B.; Appavoo, N. C.; Mohan, A.; Kumar, M. Burney // Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery; Jan2009, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p22 

    A comparative analysis of different conservative modes of therapy for lymphoedema, largely of Filarial origin, was conducted in a trial therapy unit in Chengalpattu, a Filarial endemic district in Tamil Nadu. Results were compared using a single chambered intermittent pneumatic compression pump,...

  • Education key to managing lymphodema.
    Gogia, S. B.; Appavoo, N. C.; Mohan, A.; Kumar, M. Burney // Australian Nursing Journal; Mar2003, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p27 

    Reports the launching of the Vital Essence, a computer software and digital videodisc health education package from Flinders Medical Centre, in March 2003. Areas of lymphoedema management covered in the program; Information on the project's lead author, Neil Piller; Information on lymphoedema.

    Foulger, Barbara // Nursing Standard; 5/18/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 37, p33 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article by Catherine Cooper in the April 20, 2011 issue that was concerned with the treatment of lymphoedema.

  • Secondary lymphoedema: still poorly understood.
    Pollard, Tom // British Journal of Community Nursing; Apr2007, Vol. 12 Issue 4, pS16 

    The article relates the experiences of a patient who suffered from lymphoedema. The patient had a full hysterectomy with the lymph glands removed but no one mentioned the possibility of side-effects to the lymph gland removal. Several tests were made before the patient was diagnosed to have...

  • British Lymphology Society.
    Pollard, Tom // British Journal of Community Nursing; Apr2007, Vol. 12 Issue 4, pS22 

    The article reports that the British Lymphology Society (BLS) is working to obtain information regarding a National Tariff for lymphoedema within the Government directive, Payment by results in Great Britain. The BLS Web site is undergoing redevelopment. There will be areas for members and...

  • 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...

  • An update on the Lymphoedema Framework Project.
    Morgan, Phil; Moffatt, Christine // British Journal of Community Nursing; Oct2006, Vol. 11 Issue 10, pS20 

    The article provides update on the best practice document of Lymphoedema Framework Project which was launched at the British Lymphology Society Conference on October 2, 2006 in Birmingham, England. The document was a product of partnership that focused on vast issues regarding the management of...

  • lymphedema.
    Morgan, Phil; Moffatt, Christine // 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.
    Morgan, Phil; Moffatt, Christine // 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...

  • Hyperpigmentation.
    Kass, Jeffrey; Udell, Elliot; Ornstein, Hal // Podiatry Management; Sep2009, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p36 

    A letter to the editor is presented about the treatment for venous stasis hyperpigmentation and the suggested products to minimize discoloration associated with the hemosiderin deposition/discoloration.

    Vainder, Milton // Angiology; Oct1963, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p524 

    It has been shown that edema fluid provides an excellent media for the proliferation of fibroblasts. In patients in whom edema has been long standing (irrespective of the etiology�but provided it was on a local basis) the results of previous forms of therapy have been legs rewarding than in...

    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.

  • Lymphoscintigraphy in Lymphedema of the Lower Limbs Using 99mTc HSA.
    Nawaz, M. K.; Hamad, M. M.; Abdel-Dayem, H. M.; Sadek, S.; Eklof, B. G. H. // Angiology; Feb1992, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p147 

    Edema of the lower limbs is a difficult clinical problem. Edema could be due to stasis, obstruction of the lymphatic channels, or increased production of lymph beyond the drainage capacity of the lymphatic vessels. Sometimes It is difficult to differentiate among these varieties....

  • Measurement of Lymphatic Flow Variation by Noninvasive Method Cases of Lymphedema.
    Thibaut, G.; Durand, A.; Follignoni, P.; Bertrand, A. // Angiology; Jul1992, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p567 

    The purpose of this study was to measure the variations of lymphatic flow. A noninvasive Isotopic method was used to achieve a functional exploration of lymphatic circulation. Fifteen subjects were used in the study: 10 healthy subjects and 5 patients with lower extremity lymphedema. A first...

  • Lymphoscintigraphic Manifestations of Hennekam Syndrome.
    Rockson, Stanley G.; de los Santos, Maribeth; Szuba, Andrzej // Angiology; Dec1999, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p1017 

    Hennekam syndrome is a rare, recently described genetic disorder in which facial anomalies and mental retardation accompany congenital lymphedema and intestinal lymphangiectasia. Several other somatic abnormalities have variously been described, as have milder degrees of lymphatic dysfunction....

  • Lymphatic Tissue Transplant in Lymphedema--A Minimally Invasive, Outpatient, Surgical Method: A 10-Year Follow-up Pilot Study.
    Belcaro, Gianni; Errichi, Bruno M.; Cesarone, M. Rosaria; Ippolito, Edmondo; Dugall, Mark; Ledda, Andrea; Ricci, Andrea // Angiology; Feb/Mar2008, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p77 

    Lymphedema is mainly characterized by swelling, fibrosis, and nonpitting edema. The aim of this study was evaluation of the long-term (10 years) effects of autologus lymphatic tissue implant in lymphedema. Lymphatic tissue from 9 patients (harvested form the same patient in areas not affected by...

    Bauer, Gunnar // Angiology; Feb1950, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p1 

    The article presents information on patho-physiology and treatment of the lower leg stasis syndrome. At the Mariestad Hospital, Sweden, division and resection of the popliteal vein has for some years been employed as the main therapeutical procedure in all cases in which there has existed a...

    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.

    Totten, H.P. // Angiology; Feb1953, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p38 

    1. Edema is the fundamental factor which is responsible for initiating the pathological and clinical sequence that eventuates in the �Post phlebitic State�. 2. This edema results from venous stasis and lymph stasis. 3. Prophylactic treatment consists in adequate management of venous...

  • 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...

  • Metastatic Angiosarcoma in an Ileal Conduit: An Unusual Presentation.
    Avramut, Mihaela; Parwani, Anil V. // International Journal of Surgical Pathology; Feb2009, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p60 

    The authors in this study describe the case of a patient with a history of multiple malignancies who underwent total cystectomy with ileal loop urinary diversion and presented with a lower extremity angiosarcoma on the background of lymphedema a decade later. Shortly thereafter, she was...

  • Lymphangiosarcoma after Filarial Infection.
    Sordillo, Emilia Mia; Sordillo, Peter P.; Hajdu, Steven I.; Good, Robert A. // Journal of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology; Mar81, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p235 

    A case of lymphangiosarcoma of a lower extremity is described in a patient with chronic lymphedema of that leg from a filarial infection in childhood. Histologically, the neoplasm resembled lymphangiosarcomas that arise in arms that become lymphedematous after mastectomies, but was different in...

  • Current Concepts in Lymphatic Malformation.
    Lee, B. B.; Kim, Y. W.; Seo, J. M.; Hwang, J. H.; Do, Y. S.; Kim, D. I.; Byun, H. S.; Lee, S. K.; Huh, S. H.; Hyun, W. S. // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery; Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p67 

    A lymphatic malformation CLM) is the most common form of congenital vascular malformation CCVM). The new Hamburg classification of CVM distinguishes the truncular (T) form from the extratruncular (ET) form of LMs, Both are consequences of a developmental arrest at the different stages of...

  • Lymphatic Endothelial Cells, Inflammatory Lymphangiogenesis, and Prospective Players.
    Ji, R. C. // Current Medicinal Chemistry; 2007, Vol. 14 Issue 22, p2359 

    De novo lymphangiogenesis influences different pathological courses via modulating tissue fluid homeostasis, macromolecule absorption, and leukocyte transmigration. During the past decade, improved understanding of lymphatic biology, especially VEGF-C/- D/VEGFR-3-mediating lymphangiogenesis has...

    Beninson, Joseph; Jacobson, Herbert S.; Eyler, William R.; Dusault, Lucille A. // Vascular Surgery; Apr1967, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p43 

    Presents a study which examined genetic lymphedema as studied by venography, lymphangiography and radio-isotopic tracers. Definition of the dermal diffusion; Number of cases of genetic lymphedema that were seen at the Dermatology Clinic; Conclusions of the study.

  • Digging deeper into lymphatic vessel formation in vitro and in vivo.
    Detry, Benoit; Bruyère, Françoise; Erpicum, Charlotte; Paupert, Jenny; Lamaye, Françoise; Maillard, Catherine; Lenoir, Bénédicte; Foidart, Jean-Michel; Thiry, Marc; Noël, Agnès // BMC Cell Biology; 2011, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p29 

    Background: Abnormal lymphatic vessel formation (lymphangiogenesis) is associated with different pathologies such as cancer, lymphedema, psoriasis and graft rejection. Lymphatic vasculature displays distinctive features than blood vasculature, and mechanisms underlying the formation of new...

  • Conservative Treatment of Lymphoedema of the Limbs.
    Földi, Ethel; Földi, M.; Weissleder, H. // Angiology; Mar1985, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p171 

    Management of Lymphoedema is extremely variable in the medical profession, ranging from aggressive diagnostic procedures, which may aggravate the disease (lymphography by oily contrast mediums) in combination with therapeutic nihilism to precipitous operations. Scattered between these two...

  • Primary facial lymphoedema with xanthomas.
    Tatnall, F. M.; Sarkany, I. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine; Feb1988, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p113 

    The article presents a case report of a 45 years old clerk with a four year history of facial swelling in Great Britain. She developed further swelling of the cheek that is accompanied by periorbital oedema and swelling of the forehead. Xanthomas are recognized cutaneous complication of primary...

  • Mechanisms of deep vein thrombosis: a review.
    Brozović, Milica // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine; Aug1979, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p602 

    The article presents an overview of mechanisms of deep vein thrombosis. Spontaneous deep vein thrombosis of the lower limb is a relatively common condition. It arises during the course of another illness in middle-aged or elderly patients confined to bed. On the other hand, in the presence of...

  • Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosa: A Review.
    Sisto, Krisanne; Khachemoune, Amor // American Journal of Clinical Dermatology; 2008, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p141 

    Elephantiasis nostras verrucosa (ENV) is a rare and dramatic sequela of chronic nonfilarial lymphedema. The condition is characterized by papules, verrucous lesions, enlargement, and woody fibrosis of the affected area. ENV is a progressive condition, and, without intervention, ongoing...

  • Breast Cancer Presenting as Unilateral Arm Edema.
    Zakaria, Shaheen; Johnson, Ruth; Pockaj, Barbara A.; Degnim, Amy C. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine; May2007, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p675 

    CONTEXT: Symptomatic arm lymphedema as the presenting symptom of invasive breast carcinoma is a rare occurrence. DESIGN: We report a case of invasive breast cancer presenting with unilateral arm swelling. The patient was initially thought to have venous thrombosis. A thorough physical...

  • Whole-genome scan identifies quantitative trait loci for chronic pastern dermatitis in German draft horses.
    Mittmann, E. Henrike; Mömke, Stefanie; Distl, Ottmar // Mammalian Genome; Feb2010, Vol. 21 Issue 1/2, p95 

    Chronic pastern dermatitis (CPD), also known as chronic progressive lymphedema (CPL), is a skin disease that affects draft horses. This disease causes painful lower-leg swelling, nodule formation, and skin ulceration, interfering with movement. The aim of this whole-genome scan was to identify...

  • Images in paediatrics "swollen foetal feet-antenatal diagnosis".
    Nikila, Pandya; Anne, Morgan; Lee, Collier // Internet Journal of Pediatrics & Neonatology; 2009, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p8 

    Lymphedema of the lower extremities is a diagnostic challenge. Primary lymphedema is classified into idiopathic and familial subgroups. Hereditary lymphedema can be nonsyndromic. A comprehensive family history and clinical examination are the mainstays of medical assessment. Primary lymphedema...

  • Milroy's Disease - The Rarest Cause of Lymphedema.
    Chowdhury, Faizul Islam; Kabir, Ahmedul; Banik, Jayanta; Paul, Pinaki; Rahman, Matiur; Sarkar, Shohel; Pervez, Shahimur // Journal of Medicine; Jul2010, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p189 

    Milroy's disease is an old term used to describe hereditary congenital lymphedema. It is the rarest of the inherited lymphedema. The cause is a mutation in the VEGFR3 gene and is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. This gene has been mapped to the telomeric part of the chromosome 5q in...

  • Linfedema congénito de miembros superiores en niños.
    Martínez, Nancy; Álvarez, Angélica // Universitas Médica; abr-jun2008, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p252 

    It is a case report of congenital lymphedema of the upper limb, an uncommon pathology in children. We want to describe its clinical course, manifestations, diagnostic and procedures, in a case of congenital lymphedema, to determine treatment possibilities for this disease.

    Van Haeften, F. F. // Vascular Surgery; Sep1968, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p174 

    Presents a study which investigated whether determinations of foot-to-throat circulation time with regard to posture and exercise can serve as a diagnostic aid in the analysis of chronically disturbed circulation and in cases of lymphedema in the leg. Method employed in the study; Categories of...

  • Effect of Manual Lymph Drainage Massage on Urinary Excretion of Neurohormones and Minerals in Chronic Lymphedema.
    Kurz, W.; Wittlinger, G.; Litmanovitch, Y. I.; Romanoff, H.; Pfeifer, Y.; Tal, E.; Sulman, F. G. // Angiology; Oct1978, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p764 

    The article discusses the effect of manual lymph drainage massage on urinary excretion of neurohormones and minerals in chronic lymphedema. Chronic lymphedema of the extremities, resulting from genetic dysplasias of lymph vessels, acquired obstruction of lymphatic pathways, or kinetic...

  • Alternative Splicing of the Human VEGFGR-3/FLT4 Gene as a Consequence of an Integrated Human Endogenous Retrovirus.
    Hughes, David C. // Journal of Molecular Evolution; Aug2001, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p77 

    The vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 3 (VEGFR-3/FLT4) is a receptor tyrosine kinase that regulates angiogenesis and vasculogenesis in response to the binding of the ligands VEGF-C and VEGF-D. Mutations in VEGFR-3 have been identified in patients with primary lymphoedema. It has been...

  • Clinical practice guidelines for the care and treatment of breast cancer: 11. Lymphedema.
    Harris, Susan R.; Hugi, Maria R.; Olivotto, Ivo A.; Levine, Mark // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 1/23/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 2, p191 

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  • All stocked up.
    Barakat, Christine // Equus; Dec2008, Issue 375, p13 

    The article discusses the symptoms of stocking up among horses. It defines "stocking up" as the common term for the diffuse swelling in a horse's lower legs that results when fluids normally cleared by the lymphatic system build up. Also presented are guide questions that will help in...

  • Kinesio Taping for Lymphoedema and Chronic Swelling.
    Barakat, Christine // American Chiropractor; Jan2009, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p12 

    The article reports the introduction of unique lymphoedema techniques by Kineso Taping which offer effective modality to compliment other lymphoedema treatments. The scope of this taping resource is presented which can be found in a spiral-bound, 172-page text. Mention is also given to the...

  • Lymph Formation.
    Zuther, Joachim E. // Massage Magazine; Sep2009, Issue 160, p66 

    The article discusses the lymphatic system and massage therapy's effect on it. The system maintains the fluid balance in the body and is the body's mainline of defense, responsible for the removal and destroying toxic substances and pathogen. It mentions that a specialized therapy known as...

  • Case of the ballooning limb.
    Nechas, Eileen // Prevention; Nov91, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p97 

    Recounts the crisis 63-year-old Marilyn Gilchrist had endured when trying to find relief from the mysterious swelling of her right leg, an ailment finally diagnosed as lymphedema. The disorder is an excessive accumulation of lymph fluid in part of the body, usually a limb. The good news on the...

  • Sirolimus.
    Nechas, Eileen // 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...

  • Eccrine porocarcinoma presenting with scrotal lymphedema: a case report and review of systemic treatment.
    Perez-Garcia, J.; Morales, R.; Valverde, C. M.; Rodon, J.; Suarez, C.; Semidey, M. E.; Garcia-Patos, V.; Bartralot, R.; Serra, M.; Carles, J. // Annals of Oncology; Apr2010, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p907 

    The article presents a case study of a 69-year-old man with a history of scrotal lymphedema. The patient was diagnosed with eccrine porocarcinoma with extensive lymphovascular invasion. Positron emission tomography or computed tomography scan showed increased...

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