Lymphatic Disease

  • Stanley Rockson


Lymphedema can be defined as a clinical presentation characterized by an excessive regional interstitial accumulation of protein-rich fluid. This common clinical disorder most typically arises when regional microcirculatory imbalances are created by a loss of lymphatic transport capacity. Whenever the lymphatic circulation is damaged, diseased, or malformed, a spectrum of derangements can result.


Compressive Garment Chronic Venous Insufficiency Secondary Lymphedema Lymphatic Trunk Lymphatic Disease 
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