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complications_of_lymphedema [2012/10/16 14:40]
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complications_of_lymphedema [2012/11/25 08:31] (current)
Pat O'Connor [List of Lymphedema Complications]
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 See also: [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB3/​viewtopic.php?​t=277 |Primary Lymphedema and Cancer]] for a discussion and [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB3/​viewtopic.php?​t=993 | Lymphatic Cancers Secondary to Lymphedema]]. See also: [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB3/​viewtopic.php?​t=277 |Primary Lymphedema and Cancer]] for a discussion and [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB3/​viewtopic.php?​t=993 | Lymphatic Cancers Secondary to Lymphedema]].
  
-**Note: These cancers are rare and are usually associated with long term, untreated or improperply ​treated lymphedema. ​ Typically occuring in stage three or four; quite rare in stage two. **+**Note: These cancers are rare and are usually associated with long term, untreated or improperly ​treated lymphedema. ​ Typically occuring in stage three or four; quite rare in stage two. **
  
 14. Skin complications possible in stages 3 and 4 include papillomatosis;​ placques including "​cobblestone"​ appearing placque; [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_dermatofibromas.htm |dermatofibroma]];​ [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_skin_conditions_skin.htm |Skin Tags]]; [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB3/​viewtopic.php?​t=117 | Warts and Verrucas]]; [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_mycetoma_skin_fungus.htm |Mycetoma skin fungus]]; dermatitis and many lymphedema patients report increased problems with [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB3/​viewtopic.php?​t=338 | psoriasis]];​ [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB3/​viewtopic.php?​t=313 |eczema]] and [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB3/​viewtopic.php?​t=626 | shingles]]. I would suspect this may be due to again, the [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_immunodificent_limb.htm |immunocompromised condition]] of the arm or leg afflicted with lymphedema. 14. Skin complications possible in stages 3 and 4 include papillomatosis;​ placques including "​cobblestone"​ appearing placque; [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_dermatofibromas.htm |dermatofibroma]];​ [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_skin_conditions_skin.htm |Skin Tags]]; [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB3/​viewtopic.php?​t=117 | Warts and Verrucas]]; [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_mycetoma_skin_fungus.htm |Mycetoma skin fungus]]; dermatitis and many lymphedema patients report increased problems with [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB3/​viewtopic.php?​t=338 | psoriasis]];​ [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB3/​viewtopic.php?​t=313 |eczema]] and [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB3/​viewtopic.php?​t=626 | shingles]]. I would suspect this may be due to again, the [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_immunodificent_limb.htm |immunocompromised condition]] of the arm or leg afflicted with lymphedema.
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