Lymphedema pp 295-306 | Cite as

Head and Neck Lymphedema

  • Anne-Marie Vaillant-Newman
  • Stanley G. Rockson


Lymphedema is the complex, regional edematous state that ensues when lymph transport is insufficient to maintain tissue homeostasis;1 it appears in settings where there is a relative failure of interstitial fluid clearance in the face of normal capillary filtration.


Family Caregiver Radical Neck Dissection Supraclavicular Lymph Node Compression Garment Modify Radical Neck Dissection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne-Marie Vaillant-Newman
    • 1
  • Stanley G. Rockson
  1. 1.Division of Cardiovascular MedicineStanford University School of Medicine, Falk Cardiovascular Research CenterStanfordUSA

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