Lymphoedema Praecox: A Case Report of Primary Lymphoedema

Hussein Ali Al-Chalabi --- Kathem Kassim AL-Rubiay

Basrah Journal of Surgery مجلة البصرة الجراحية
ISSN: 16833589 / ONLINE 2409501X Year: 2003 Volume: 9 Issue: 1 Pages: 110-112
Publisher: Basrah University جامعة البصرة


A 39 year-old woman presented with clinical features which consistent with primary lymphoedema (lymphoedema praecox) associated with rosacea lymphoedema. She had clinical and radiological evidence of bilateral pleural effusion and ascites. Skin biopsy revealed perivasculitis. The treatment of this particular type of lymphoedema is extremely difficult