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Edema of the upper limbs

Known as: EXTREMITY EDEMA, UPPER, edema extremity upper, Fluid accumulation in upper limbs 
An abnormal accumulation of fluid beneath the skin of the arms. [HPO:probinson]
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2011
Review
2011
BACKGROUND The conventional radiotherapy (CRT) in postmastectomy breast cancer is 1.8-2.0 Gy daily for 25 fractions, while… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BackgroundBreast-conservation surgery plus radiotherapy has become the standard of care for early-stage breast cancer; we… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE As life expectancy improves for women with breast cancer, more women will be living with symptoms of lymphedema. This… 
2003
2003
Ipsilateral arm edema can be a troublesome adverse sequel of breast conservation therapy. We carried out a prospective study of… 
2001
2001
This work examined whether ultrasonography (US) provides detailed information about physical characteristics of lymphedema and… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
About one-third of all women treated for breast cancer develop arm lymphedema. In addition to the worry of the cancer itself, the… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE To determine the incidence of arm edema in women with early-stage breast cancer after breast-conserving surgery and… 
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
To identify risk factors in the development of arm edema (AE) after conservative management of breast cancer, the authors… 
1983
1983