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Lymphedema

Known as: LYMPH EDEMA, lymphatic edema, Lymphoedema 
A condition in which extra lymph fluid builds up in tissues and causes swelling. It may occur in an arm or leg if lymph vessels are blocked, damaged… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
We report an allelic series of eight mutations in GATA2 underlying Emberger syndrome, an autosomal dominant primary lymphedema… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Weight lifting has generally been proscribed for women with breast-cancer-related lymphedema, preventing them from… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE Sentinel lymph node biopsy was adopted for the staging of the axilla with the assumption that it would reduce the risk of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Lymphedema complicating breast cancer treatment remains a challenging problem. The purpose of this… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Lymphatic vessels are essential for the removal of interstitial fluid and prevention of tissue edema. Lymphatic capillaries lack… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Within the vascular system, the mucin-type transmembrane glycoprotein T1alpha/podoplanin is predominantly expressed by lymphatic… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
This International Society of Lymphology (ISL) Consensus Document is the current revision of the 1995 Document for the evaluation… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Primary human lymphedema (Milroy's disease), characterized by a chronic and disfiguring swelling of the extremities, is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The lymphatic vasculature transports extravasated tissue fluid, macromolecules and cells back into the blood circulation. Recent… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND To the authors' knowledge, there are no long-term cohort studies of lymphedema, despite the substantial morbidity of… Expand
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