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Preventing skin breakdown in lymphoedema

Mei Fu
23 August 2010

<p>Lymphoedema following breast cancer treatment is characterised by an accumulation of lymph fluid in the affected limb, leading to abnormal swelling. Meticulous daily skin care forms an integral part of lymphoedema risk reduction and also prevents skin breakdown. This article examines an innovative skin care programme that aims to improve the condition of patients’ skin and prevent skin injury.</p>

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