What is the role of fluorescence microlymphography in the workup of lymphedema?

Updated: Mar 24, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Fluorescence microlymphography demonstrates a lack of microlymphatics. In this modality, a light fluorescence microscope is used following subepidermal infection of FITC-dextran 150,000 demonstrates a lack of microlymphatics. [61]


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