Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2020 Aug 2;81(8):1-10. doi: 10.12968/hmed.2019.0393. Epub 2020 Aug 10.
Lymphoedema is the accumulation of protein-rich interstitial fluid within subcutaneous tissue and skin as a result of dysfunction of the lymphatic system. It is an underestimated, widely neglected and debilitating chronic condition. This article presents an overview of lymphoedema and recent advances in its management.