Kazuyo Matsumoto

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Stewart-Treves syndrome is angiosarcoma, which occurs in the chronic lymphedema of the upper or lower limbs. Presently, an effective therapy is not established. The survival period is only several months to one year. There are some reports that angiosarcoma will occur in the period of 5~15 years after a continuation of lymphedema of the extremities.(More)
Recently, the importance of prevention and care of lymphedema has been recognized. It appears that the complex physical therapy is relatively taboo for an end-of-life cancer patient with lymphedema. Therefore, an intervention of care is often difficult. In our case, the patient strongly desired a hospice care at home, so we introduced a home hospice care(More)
Recently, the importance of prevention and care of lymphedema patients has been recognized. To improve edema reduction and skin condition, continued care is necessary. However, everyday care requires time and effort, and patients may neglect the required routine. Therefore, it is necessary for patients to recognize the importance of lymphedema and acquire(More)