Lymphangiectasis

Common Name(s)

Lymphangiectasis, Lymphangiectasia

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Condition Specific Organizations

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Lymphatic Education & Research Network

Our Mission is to fight lymphatic disease and lymphedema through education, research and advocacy. We seek to accelerate the prevention, treatment and cure of the disease while bringing patients and medical professionals together to address the unmet needs surrounding lymphatic disorders.

Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Lymphangiectasis" for support, advocacy or research.

Lymphatic Education & Research Network

Our Mission is to fight lymphatic disease and lymphedema through education, research and advocacy. We seek to accelerate the prevention, treatment and cure of the disease while bringing patients and medical professionals together to address the unmet needs surrounding lymphatic disorders.

http://www.lymphaticnetwork.org

Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Lymphangiectasis" returned 15 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Osteomalacia and osteoporosis associated with primary intestinal lymphangiectasis.
 

Author(s): Xin-Ping Li, Wen-Bin Shen, Ming-Qing Long, Xun-Wu Meng, Xiao-Lan Lian, Miao Yu

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2012 May;125(10):1836-8.

 

Primary Intestinal lymphangiectasia (PIL) is a common cause of protein losing enteropathy (PLE). It will affect enter-hepatic circulation of lipid-soluble vitamin, and absorption of electrolytes, cause malnutrition related osteomalacia or osteoporosis. While seldom health care workers ...

Last Updated: 17 Jul 2012

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An adult with a cord round the neck: benign transient lymphangiectasis of the penis.
 

Author(s): Ashok Ghorpade

Journal: Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. ;73(5):353-4.

 

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2007

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Clinico-pathological characteristics of congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasis: report of two cases.
 

Author(s): Minseob Eom, Yoo Duk Choi, Youn Shin Kim, Mee Yon Cho, Soon Hee Jung, Han Young Lee

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 2007 Aug;22(4):740-5.

 

Congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasis (CPL) is a rare, poorly documented disease, characterized by abnormal dilatation of pulmonary lymphatics without lymphatic proliferation. This disease is seen almost exclusively in infancy and early childhood. It can usually be divided into primary ...

Last Updated: 30 Aug 2007

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The terms "Lymphangiectasis" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acquired lymphangiectasis after breast conservation treatment for breast cancer: report of a case.
 

Author(s): Ismet Tasdelen, Sehsuvar Gokgoz, Ela Paksoy, Omer Yerci, Sibel Kahraman Cetintas, Mutlu Demiray, Veysi Samsa

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Acquired lymphangiectasis is a dilatation of lymphatic vessels that can result as a complication of surgical intervention and radiation therapy for malignancy. Acquired lymphangiectasis shares clinical and histological features with the congenital lesion, lymphangioma circumscriptum. ...

Last Updated: 6 Sep 2004

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Characterization of the Pathogenesis of Primary and Secondary Lymphatic Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Lymphangiomatosis; Lymphedema; Lymphangiectasia; Pulmonary Lymphangiectasia

 

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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National Lymphatic Disease and Lymphedema Registry
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Lymphedema

 

Last Updated: 30 Sep 2014

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