What is lymphedema?

Lymphedema is the development of body liquid in your body’s tissues that can happen when lymph network are blocked. Lymphedema can cause tissues to become large at any place in the body, however most frequently occurs in the arms and additionally legs. Lymphedema results from cancer treatment and therapies like a surgical procedure or radiation. It can also happen because of injuries and can foster long term disability.

Lymphedema can:

  • lead to infected wounds
  • non healing ulcers
  • large legs with watery discharge
  • bad quality of life

Treatment :

  • Compression therapy (Stockings, Pump)
  • De-Bulking surgeries
  • Lymphatic Bypass
  • Vacuum Assisted Closure
  • Dressing for wounds