A Comprehensive Guide to Lymphedema in Children: Part 1

Written by LINDSAY DAVEY and originally published here. Primary and secondary lymphedema in children is relatively rare, but carries with it the significant and lifelong burden of having...

The Diagnosis And Treatment Of Lymphedema: Position Statement of the National Lymphedema Network

Introduction Lymphedema is caused by an abnormality of the lymphatic system leading to excessive build-up of tissue fluid that forms lymph, known as interstitial fluid....
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Is My Head and Neck Lymphedema ‘Normal’?

Written by LINDSAY DAVEY and originally published here. What is the average patient’s experience of head and neck lymphedema? Am I a ‘typical’ case, or somehow unique? You may suspect...
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Overview of Surgical Treatment for Lymphedema

David W. Chang, M.D., is a professor with tenure and the deputy department chair in the Department of Plastic Surgery, director of the Center...

Exercise and Lymphedema: Position Statement of the National Lymphedema Network

The National Lymphedema Network Medical Advisory Committee has released a position statement on fitness and exercise for lymphedema patients, to help guide patients in...

A Comprehensive Guide to Lymphedema in Children: Part 3

Written by LINDSAY DAVEY and originally published here. Click to read part one or part two of this article. Ongoing measurement and monitoring of Primary and Secondary Lymphedema in...
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The Genetic Basis of Primary Lymphoedema in Humans – LE&RN

Professor Peter Mortimer trained in Dermatology in Sheffield and Oxford. He was appointed 'Physician to the Skin Department' at St George's and consultant skin...

A Comprehensive Guide to Lymphedema in Children: Part 2

Written by LINDSAY DAVEY and originally published here. To read part one of this article, click here. Type 2: Pediatric Secondary Lymphedema Secondary lymphedema is a chronic swelling condition caused...
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Obesity and Lymphedema: What’s the Connection? – Kathleen Francis, MD – LE&RN

About Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN): Our Mission is to fight lymphatic disease and lymphedema through education, research and advocacy. We seek to...
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New and Emerging Treatments for Lymphedema – Lymphedema & Wound Care – LE&RN –...

Dr. Stanley Rockson, presents, "New and Emerging Treatments for Lymphedema." The fifth talk after Kathy Bates' keynote address. This presentation is part of a...

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