Lympholiposuction for the Management of Lower Limb Chronic Lymphoedema

  • Sabah S. Moshref King Abdulaziz University
  • Yasir S. Jamal King Abdulaziz University
Keywords: Lymphosuction, Lymphoedema, Management, Lower limb

Abstract

Chronic lymphoedema of the lower limb might be congenital or acquired, long standing lymphoedema is one of the difficult problems to treat. Several methods have been described to treat this problem, none of them was found to fulfill the criteria of success. In this study, lympholiposuction of the subcutaneous lymph and fat was used for the treatment of 6 patients with chronic lower limb lymphoedema. The management of these six patients will be discussed indicating the simplicity and effectiveness of this modality of treatment with the satisfactory outcome.

Author Biographies

Sabah S. Moshref, King Abdulaziz University

Department of Surgery

Yasir S. Jamal, King Abdulaziz University

Department of Surgery

Published
2004-01-01
How to Cite
Moshref, S. S., & Jamal, Y. S. (2004). Lympholiposuction for the Management of Lower Limb Chronic Lymphoedema. Journal of King Abdulaziz University - Medical Sciences, 11, 73-84. https://doi.org/10.4197/med.11-1.8
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