lymphatic disease

lymphatic disease

any pathology of the lymphatic system, characterized by oedema (i.e. failure of lymph drainage)
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Klippel-trenaunay syndrome: The importance of 'geographic stains' in identifying lymphatic disease and risk of complications.
The American College of Phlebology is the premier association for physicians and allied health professionals dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of venous and lymphatic disease.
An architect in Germany by profession, she was born with a lymphatic disease, a genetic, progressive illness.
Worms and microorganisms can cause lymphatic disease in residents of filariasis-endemic areas.
Vascular surgeons and other medical specialists from around the world provide 302 chapters on current therapy in vascular and endovascular surgery for cerebrovascular disease, upper extremity arterial disease, aortic aneurysms, lower extremity aneurysms, aortoiliac occlusive disease, lower extremity occlusive disease, embolic diseases of the extremities, amputations, vascular trauma, mesenteric vascular disease, renovascular disease, arteriovenous fistulas and malformations, venous disease, and lymphatic disease, as well as angioaccess surgery.
As a family physician certified by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Disease, I would like to point out a couple of things.
The most common presentations of the lymphatic filariasis are asymptomatic, subclinical microfilaremia, hydrocele, acute adenolymphangitis (ADL), and chronic lymphatic disease.
Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders will publish clinical and basic scientific research, case reports, venous images, techniques, review articles, and practice management manuscripts related to all aspects of venous disease, lymphatic disease, and wound care with an emphasis on the practicing clinician.
According to Margaret McEntee, DVM, a professor of oncology at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, owners should be able to discern the obvious outward signs that may suggest the presence of lymphatic disease and to recognize the importance of seeking prompt veterinary care.
Another form of neoplastic lymphatic disease that is found in cats is lymphangiosarcoma, which can spread via the lymphatic fluid to the local lymph nodes, lungs, liver, spleen and even skeletal muscle.
It covers material most likely to be in the exam, including vascular biology, vasculitis and connective tissue disease, upper extremity arterial disease (including Raynaud Syndrome), chronic venous and lymphatic disease, thrombophilia, venous thromboembolism, arterial and venous testing in the laboratory, perioperative management, leg ulcerations and clinical evaluation of lower extremities, treatment of peripheral arterial disease, acute arterial disorders, aortic dissection, renal and mesenteric artery disease, carotid artery disease and stroke, endovascular techniques, diseases of the aorta, angioplasty and stenting, therapy for brachiocephalic vessels, possible complications and strange or unusual diseases.
Maari and her colleagues found that 21 of 22 patients who had geographic stains had definite or probable lymphatic disease in the retrospective study.