Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema and Conservative Therapies


BAŞARAN S. , Kozanoglu E.

TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, cilt.55, ss.30-35, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 55 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Dergi Adı: TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.30-35

Özet

Lymphedema is characterized by generalized or regional accumulation of protein-rich interstitial fluid that occurs as a consequence of congenital or acquired disruption of lymphatic circulation. Cancer-related lymphedema is the most common cause of secondary upper and lower extremity lymphedema.