Mastectomy complications: upper limb lymphedema.

Authors

  • Iolanda Veiros Serviço de Medicina Física e Reabilitação, Centro Hospitalar de Coimbra, Coimbra.
  • Renato Nunes
  • Fernando Martins

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https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.868

Abstract

Upper limb lymphedema is the most frequent complication of mastectomy. The efficacy of therapeutic modalities is crucial concerning the high prevalence and severity of some of its consequences. The authors make a revision of literature about epidemiology, clinic, diagnosis and treatment of this pathology.

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Veiros I, Nunes R, Martins F. Mastectomy complications: upper limb lymphedema. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2007 Nov. 15 [cited 2022 Nov. 30];20(4):335-40. Available from: https://actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/868

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