Secondary limb edemas following irradiation

A F Tsyb, M S Bardychev, L I Guseva
1981 Lymphology  
The results of clinical examination and treatment of 96 patients with secondary limb edemas, devel· oped at late periods after radiation therapy of malignant tumors are discussed. The genesis of edema is accounted both for direct radiati on in· jury of lymphatics and blood vessels (veins) and fibrous changes of tissue in irradiated areas.
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