Our Interest is Swelling - but what's in a name?

Neil Piller, BB Lee, Jane Rankin, Vaughan Keeley, Robyn Box

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We seem to have made strides in our ability to differentiate between lipoedemas and myxoedemas on the basis of clinical testing and presentation, but there is still a lot of uncertainly it seems when it comes to defining the boundaries between chronic oedema and lymphoedema.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)52-55
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Lymphoedema
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 9 Jun 2017


  • lymphoedema
  • lipoedemas
  • myxoedemas
  • chronic oedema


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