Lower-Extremity Lymphedema and Elevated Body-Mass Index

Lower-Extremity Lymphedema and Elevated Body-Mass Index

Greene AK, Grant FD, Slavin SA; 2012

Synopsis: The authors report that their findings suggest that obesity may be a cause of lower-extremity lymph- edema. As BMI increases, there might be a threshold above which lymphatic f low becomes impaired.

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APA Citation: Greene, A., Grant, F., & Slavin, S. (2012). Lower-Extremity Lymphedema and Elevated Body-Mass Index. New England Journal Of Medicine, 366(22), 2136-2137. http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/nejmc1201684

AMA Citation: Greene A, Grant F, Slavin S. Lower-Extremity Lymphedema and Elevated Body-Mass Index. New England Journal of Medicine. 2012;366(22):2136-2137. doi:10.1056/nejmc1201684.