Lymphedema – Cardiovascular Disorders

Lymphedema is limb edema caused by lymphatic hypoplasia (primary) or obstruction or disturbance of lymphatic channels (secondary). Brawny, fibrous, nonpitting edema in one or more extremities are symptoms and signs. Physical examination is used to make a diagnosis. Exercise, pressure gradient dressings, massage, and, in certain cases, surgery are used to treat the condition. Although … Read more