lymphedema

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lymphedema

[¦lim·fə¦dē·mə]
(medicine)
Edema resulting from lymph vessel obstruction.
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Gaynor, 63, said: "I set up the website as when I was first diagnosed with lymphodema I wasn't angry about getting it but I was angry about the lack of education and promotion.
Too many find that it's the cancer they can cope with, but lymphodema is a different matter altogether.
In July 2005, Sarah developed lymphodema ( a painful swelling that restricts movement, which is caused by damage to the lymph nodes during treatment.
The new unit also includes a lymphodema suite with two treatment rooms.
Most of the cash raised has gone towards the development of a lymphodema clinic to treat patients from around the Midlands.
the Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization, the National Lymphodema Network, the Breast Reconstruction Advocacy Project, the Connecticut Breast Cancer Coalition and the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons.
Applications include the early detection and monitoring of lymphodema, muscle wasting, weight management, drug dosing and monitoring.
STAFF at the Asda supermarket in London Road, Coventry, will be handing over a cheque for pounds 1,810 to the city's University Hospital, Walsgrave, towards treatment for lymphodema.
Besides amputation of a dominant upper limb, other diagnoses potentially result in single-handedness and I-IHDT, such as brachial plexus avulsion, chronic unilateral lymphodema, hemiparesis following stroke, focal hand dystonia, limb salvage following mutilating hand injury (crush, avulsion, burns), and complex regional pain syndrome following minor trauma or surgery [4].
A She has developed a condition known as lymphodema.