Congenital four-limb Lymphedema: a case report

Authors

  • Mahym Mansoor Department of Dermatology, Mayo Hospital, Lahore
  • Wajieha Saeed Department of Dermatology, Mayo Hospital, Lahore
  • Ghazala Butt Department of Dermatology, Mayo Hospital, Lahore
  • Faria Altaf Department of Dermatology, SIMS/ Services Hospital, Lahore
  • Ijaz Hussain Department of Dermatology, Mayo Hospital, Lahore

Keywords:

primary lymphedema, PIEZO1-related lymphatic dysplasia, GJC2-related lymphedema

Abstract

Primary lymphedema is a rare genetic, progressive disorder characterized by swelling due to inadequate lymphatic drainage by defective lymphatic vessels. Here we report a case of a teenage girl presenting with primary lymphedema but with erratic family history and features supportive of both a dominant and recessively inherited described mutations

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Published

2023-10-12

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Mansoor M, Wajieha Saeed, Ghazala Butt, Faria Altaf, Ijaz Hussain. Congenital four-limb Lymphedema: a case report. J Pak Assoc Dermatol [Internet]. 2023Oct.12 [cited 2024Jul.13];33(4):1783-6. Available from: http://www.jpad.com.pk/index.php/jpad/article/view/2597

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