Comparisons Between Cancer-Related and Noncancer-Related Lymphedema: An Overview of New Patients Referred to a Specialized Hospital-Based Center in Canada.

@article{Shallwani2017ComparisonsBC,
  title={Comparisons Between Cancer-Related and Noncancer-Related Lymphedema: An Overview of New Patients Referred to a Specialized Hospital-Based Center in Canada.},
  author={Shirin Mehdi Shallwani and Pamela Hodgson and Anna Towers},
  journal={Lymphatic research and biology},
  year={2017},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={64-69}
}
BACKGROUND Lymphedema is an irreversible inflammatory condition caused by accumulated lymph fluid and is associated with chronic swelling and increased risk of cellulitis. Our objectives were to: (1) describe the patient population referred to a Canadian lymphedema center and (2) compare lymphedema characteristics between patients with cancer and patients… CONTINUE READING