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Fig. 1 | World Journal of Surgical Oncology

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From: Use of lymphoscintigraphy to differentiate primary versus secondary lower extremity lymphedema after surgical lymphadenectomy: a retrospective analysis

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ae Anterior whole-body scintigraphy performed at the end of our protocol (after 1 h of normal activities) in five patients with lower limb lymphedema who underwent bilateral lymphadenectomy (iliac and obturator). These images illustrate the 12 patients in whom we had discrepancies between what was observed and the expected consequences of the surgeries regarding lymphatic and nodal abnormalities. Arrows with L indicate the liver, wherein radiocolloids are taken up when they have reached the systemic circulation

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