CRCM  Vol.4 No.11 , November 2015
Milroy Disease: A Case Report
ABSTRACT
Hereditary lymphoedema type I is a congenital onset primary lymphoedema with autosomal dominant inheritance, which is characterized by the swelling of the lower body. In this article, the authors report a case of a 32-year-old woman with repeating episodes of swollen limbs. Imaging studies and genetic study were carried out and a Milroy’s syndrome diagnosis was established. The patient started sintomatic treatment of the edema, with fitting stockings and descompressive massage, with symptomatic benefit.

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Pereira, G. , Moreira, J. , Macedo, V. and Santos, M. (2015) Milroy Disease: A Case Report. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 4, 349-351. doi: 10.4236/crcm.2015.411070.
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