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A CASE OF LYMPHEDEMA OF THE LOWER LIMBS AS A RESULT OF METASTATIC SPREAD TO THE LYMPHATIC VESSELS OF THE DERMIS

G Accarpio, E Cariati, R Scordamaglia, G Rella, V Arcuri, M Papi

Abstract


An unusual case of lymphedema is presented. It affects the lower limbs and chest, and is caused by lo­calized metastatic proliferation to the dermal lymphatic vessels from  a primary gastric carcinoma of the muciparous cell type.


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