Milroy Disease

Known as: Primary Congenital Lymphedema, Primary Lymphedema, Lymphedemas, Congenital Hereditary 
A congenital condition that results in swelling in the arms or legs, and can occur during adolescence or adulthood. Loss of motion and pain may also… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
We report an allelic series of eight mutations in GATA2 underlying Emberger syndrome, an autosomal dominant primary lymphedema… (More)
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2010
2010
OBJECTIVE Milroy disease is an inherited autosomal dominant lymphoedema caused by mutations in the gene for vascular endothelial… (More)
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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… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Congenital hereditary endothelial dystrophy (CHED) is a heritable, bilateral corneal dystrophy characterized by corneal… (More)
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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… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Vascular endothelial growth factors (VEGFs) and their receptors (VEGFRs) are important regulators of blood and lymphatic vessel… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Primary lymphoedema is a rare, autosomal dominant disorder that leads to a disabling and disfiguring swelling of the extremities… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Quality of life has increasingly become an important issue in breast cancer treatment. One of the impetuses for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Lymphoscintigraphy was performed in 128 patients with primary lymphedema, in 91 patients with secondary lymphedema, and in 19… (More)
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