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Chf lymphedema

Madeline M Vaassen
A variety of conditions result in lower extremity edema, such as deep vein thrombosis, cellulitis, venous stasis insufficiency, and congestive heart failure (CHF). A case study is presented to illustrate the dynamics of the lymphatic system, the pathology of CHF, the importance of obtaining a pretreatment differential diagnosis, and how to implement a safe treatment plan. The patient was a 69-year-old overweight woman with bilateral lower extremity lymphedema of almost equal volume (~9,100 mL) of >2 months' duration...
October 2015: Ostomy/wound Management
C Catalano, T Balbi, P Cocco, F Fabbian, L Davi, P A Conz, A Farruggio
BACKGROUND: Vascular transformation of lymph node sinuses (VTLS) is a rare disorder characterized by transformation of lymph node sinuses into endothelium-lined capillary-like channels. This phenomenon was originally discovered by accident whilst examining regional lymph nodes draining cancer. However, it has been found in association with other conditions associated with lympho venous congestion and distension, such as congestive heart failure (CHF) or even lymphoadenopathy alone. CASE REPORT: We describe the clinical case of a male dialysis patient with CHF (secondary to ischemic-hypertensive cardiac failure) who developed gross edema of the upper left limb on the arteriovenous fistula (AVF) side...
January 2002: Giornale Italiano di Nefrologia: Organo Ufficiale Della Società Italiana di Nefrologia
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