1. bookVolume 1 (2017): Issue s2 (December 2017)
    MAGI group activity - Research, diagnosis and treatment of genetic and rare diseases
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Primary lymphedema and genetic implications

Published Online: 28 Dec 2017
Volume & Issue: Volume 1 (2017) - Issue s2 (December 2017) - MAGI group activity - Research, diagnosis and treatment of genetic and rare diseases
Page range: 144 - 146
Journal Details
License
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2564-615X
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30 Jan 2017
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4 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

Primary lymphedema can be familial (in which more than one member of the same family has a lymphedema phenotype), syndromic (in which lymphedema is one symptom of a complex clinical syndrome) or sporadic (in which an isolated family member has lymphedema). All types of lymphedema are determined by genetic alteration of one or more genes. Not all the genes involved are known.

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