Eur J Plast Surg (2012) 35:827–828 DOI 10.1007/s00238-011-0618-6 CASE REPORT Fabrizio Schonauer & Simone La Padula & Guido Molea Received: 20 December 2009 /Accepted: 23 June 2011 /Published online: 10 August 2011 Springer-Verlag 2011 Introduction was removed from the lower eyelids using a direct approach at the infraorbital crease level. Histology showed Lymphedema of the eyelids is a very annoying condition diffuse corion edema associated with vascular and lym- which causes functional and aesthetic problems. Appearance phatic ectasiae and confirmed the diagnosis of localized of the eyelids can condition the individual's self-image, and lymphedema (Fig. 2). At 2 years follow-up, no sign of some pathological alteration of this anatomical area can recurrence was present on either lower eyelids. The result often have psychological and social consequences. Eyelid was functionally and cosmetically satisfactory to the lymphedema can recur even after entirely satisfactory patient with well-healed scars (Fig. 3). surgical treatment. We present a case of early stage bilateral lymphedema of the lower eyelid, in a renal transplant patient, treated by an Discussion early approach. Lymphedema is a chronic disease which can cause significant morbidity. It is characterized by regional Case report accumulation of excessive amounts of interstitial protein- rich fluid
European Journal of Plastic Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Nov 1, 2012
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