Journal articlesLymphovenous oedema (phlebolymphoedema): The nature and extent of the problem

Lymphovenous oedema (phlebolymphoedema): The nature and extent of the problem

27/03/14 | Articles, Education | Richard White, Mike Ellis, Juliet Price, Justine Whitaker, Anne Williams

Lymphovenous oedema (phlebolymphoedema): The nature and extent of the problemWhile many clinicians are aware of, and recognise, overt lymphoedema, knowledge of lymphovenous disease and its ramifications is poor. Its prevalence is similar to that of leg ulceration. It requires treatment from experienced clinical teams, well versed in the diagnosis and management of the lymphovenous diathesis of lipodermatosclerosis, ulceration, cellulitis and lymphovenous oedema.