By Saskia R.J. Thiadens

ISBN-10: 0763749893

ISBN-13: 9780763749897

It's predicted that as many as four million american citizens be afflicted by basic or secondary lymphedema. based on the yank melanoma Society, of the 2 million breast melanoma survivors within the united states, nearly 400,000 needs to deal with lymphedema every day. a hundred Questions & solutions approximately Lymphedema presents solutions to the commonest questions from sufferers and kin approximately lymphedema, a painful persistent swelling of the extremities, frequently linked to melanoma remedy.

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48 When the limb changes colors, it is usually due to a change in the blood flow. Determining why the change occurred depends on the color to which the limb changes. A scarlet red or brilliant pink color is most often associated with cellulitis, which is an infection of the subcutaneous tissue (see Question 69). This condition is also sometimes referred to as erysipelas and is accompanied by skin that is warm to the touch and possibly by pain and a fever. If the limb has a normal color when elevated, or propped up, and develops a deep, dark color when hanging down, this may indicate venous insufficiency.

Are there exercises and activities I should avoid that may cause lymphedema? Exercise is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. It is important for patients with or at risk for lymphedema to understand that they can safely perform aerobic and resistive exercises using the affected body part(s) when: Despite the many anecdotes of patients developing lymphedema from having their blood pressure taken, we have no science to support this as a risk factor. 1. They consult with their medical team for guidance with their exercise program.

QXP 8/5/09 11:35 AM Page 50 100 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT LYMPHEDEMA Angiography (1) A description of blood vessels and lymphatics. (2) Diagnostic or therapeutic radiography of the heart and blood vessels using a contrast medium to visualize the blood vessels. (MRI) can be useful to identify swelling in the tissue, but it is not specific enough to diagnose lymphedema. In Europe, micro-lymphatic angiography is routinely performed to diagnose lymphedema when a genetic cause of lymphedema is suspected.

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