Primary Lymphoedema in Children

Primary Lymphoedema In Children
Onset may occur shortly after birth and as with adults management involves Decongestive Therapy- Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Compression Bandaging, Exercises and Skin Care.

Fitting into appropriate compression garments will be necessary as they grow. Medical Taping is often effective in treatment.

Assessment and Management is recommended from a Lymphoedema Therapist with experience in the management of Complex Lymphoedema.
Useful Links
International Lymphoedema Framework ‘Care of Children with Lymphoedema” document - Lymphedema in Children - Childrens Pediatric