lymphedema


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lymphedema

[¦lim·fə¦dē·mə]
(medicine)
Edema resulting from lymph vessel obstruction.
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Lymphedema of the limbs were assessed by a single physiotherapist using the circumferential and volumetric methods before and after the treatment protocol.
sup][9] The aim of this study was to find the morphological and functional changes of the cervical part of the TD in patients with lymphedema, by utilizing the ultrasonographic imaging technique.
8%) patients were diagnosed with lymphedema and 16 (89%) of these patients were clinically diagnosed with stage 0 and 2 (1%) patients with stage 1 lymphedema.
Lymphedema and Lipedema Nutrition Guide" is specifically intended for anyone with, or at risk for, lymphedema or lipedema, caregivers, lymphedema therapists, and other health care providers.
Chart I shows the gap between knowledge and practice of lymphedema management.
The estimated incidence of lymphedema following lymphadenectomy is 20%-30%.
The advice to avoid blood draws and injections was to decrease the risk of infection and subsequent cellulitis that could lead to long-standing lymphedema.
There was increased girth of right half of face and body and right limbs indicating right unilateral lymphedema with soft tissue hypertrophy.
develops, manufactures and sells pneumatic compression therapy devices for the treatment of lymphedema and chronic venous insufficiency.
Hidradenitis suppurativa may be complicated by lymphedema and lymphangioma.
He later referred the patient to a physical therapist for lymphedema treatment.
The Misery actress was furious when she developed lymphedema, a build-up of soft body tissues, after having a double mastectomy three years ago.