What is it about?
This article presents an overview of lymphoedema and recent advances in its management.
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Why is it important?
Lymphoedema is the accumulation of protein-rich interstitial fluid within subcutaneous tissue and skin as a result of dysfunction of the lymphatic system. It is an underestimated, widely neglected and debilitating chronic condition.
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This page is a summary of: Current advances in lymphoedema management, British Journal of Hospital Medicine, August 2020, Mark Allen Group, DOI: 10.12968/hmed.2019.0393.
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