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Diseases of the Lymphatics

  • Curt Diehm
  • Jens-Rainer Allenberg
  • Keiko Nimura-Eckert
  • Frank J. Veith

Abstract

Lymphedema is the result of a disturbance in lymphatic transport, resulting in an accumulation of lymph in the extremities. The legs are involved about three times as frequently as the arms.

Keywords

Physical Therapy Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Tinea Pedis Lymphatic Transport Compression Therapy 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Curt Diehm
    • 1
  • Jens-Rainer Allenberg
    • 2
  • Keiko Nimura-Eckert
    • 3
  • Frank J. Veith
    • 4
  1. 1.Klinikum Karlsbad-Langensteinbach GmbHUniversity of HeidelbergKarlsbadGermany
  2. 2.Department of Vascular SurgeryUniversity of HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  3. 3.SinsheimGermany
  4. 4.Vascular ServicesMontefiore Medical CenterBronx, New YorkUSA

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