The clinical and demographical characteristics of Turkish pediatric lymphedema patients: a multicenter study.


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Borman P., Balcan A., Eyigör S., Coşkun E., Ayhan F., Çakıt B. D., ...More

Turkish journal of medical sciences, vol.52, no.4, pp.1139-1147, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.55730/1300-0144.5417
  • Journal Name: Turkish journal of medical sciences
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1139-1147
  • Keywords: Child lymphedema, clinical, demographic, therapeutic, education, FOLLOW-UP, CHILDREN, MANAGEMENT, DIAGNOSIS, ADOLESCENTS, EDUCATION, FEATURES, THERAPY
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/aim: Reducing lymphedema-associated burden and disability in the pediatric setting requires improved awareness and understanding clinical properties of the lymphedema. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and demographic characteristics of patients with pediatric lymphedema presented to different lymphedema centers in Turkey.