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Journal of Phlebology and Lymphology

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Treatment Approaches for lymphorrhea and lymphocele after Varicose Veins Surgeries on the Lower Extremities

Author(s): Ufuk Aydin, Alper Gorur, Orhan Findik, Cevdet Ugur Kocogullari

Complications including infection, hematoma, paresthesia, relapse and skin necrosis may develop after varicose surgery. However, lymphocutaneous fistula and lymphocele are very rare complications and more frequently seen in the inguinal area. These conditions should be treated since they may cause morbidity. In this study, we discussed our treatment approaches for these complications which were more commonly seen in the crural region in our patients.


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