Case Reports

An unusual case of Milroy disease

Nili Schamroth


The interesting case of an infant who presented with congenital lymphoedema with features of Milroy disease is presented. The infant’s clinical findings were marked and somewhat atypical. Lymphoscintigraphy demonstrated features consistent with the diagnosis.

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Nili Schamroth, Department of Paediatrics, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Johannesburg; currently Knysna Provincial Hospital, Western Cape

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Lymphoedema; congenital; Milroy disease

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South African Journal of Child Health 2013;7(3):118-119. DOI:10.7196/SAJCH.639

Article History

Date submitted: 2013-07-17
Date published: 2013-08-30

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