Lymphatic diseases

Hennekam Syndrome – Prevalence, Causes and Types

What is Hennekam Syndrome? Hennekam syndrome, also known as Hennekam lymphangiectasia-lymphedema syndrome (HS), is an extremely rare genetic disorder characterized by a variety of physical and developmental abnormalities. It falls under the category of lymphatic dysplasia disorders, affecting the lymphatic system, which is responsible for maintaining the body’s fluid balance …

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Milroy’s Disease – Causes, Diagnosis, and Prevention.

Milroy’s Disease – Definition Milroy’s Disease is a condition that affects the normal function of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system produces and transports fluids and immune cells throughout the body. Impaired transport with an accumulation of lymph fluid can cause swelling (lymphedema). Individuals with Milroy disease typically have lymphedema …

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Lymphedema – Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention.

Lymphedema: Description Lymphoedema is a long-term (chronic) condition that causes swelling in the body’s tissues. It can affect any part of the body but usually develops in the arms or legs. Lymphedema develops when the lymphatic system doesn’t work properly. The lymphatic system is a network of channels and glands …

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