VERRUCOUS LOCALIZED LYMPHEDEMA OF THE GENITAL AREA
By Gary M. White, MD
Chronic lymphedema of the genital area leads to enlarged, verrucous nodules, polyps, and pendulous plaques.
- Twelve out of 18 patients in one report were obese. One patient had Crohn's disease.
- One should always consider the possibility of malignancy blocking the lymphatics in patients with new onset lymphedema of the genital area.
- For a related condition, see lymphangiomas of the groin.
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Volume 71, Issue 2, Pages 320–326, August 2014
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