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2005-10-31-10 Answer to the case of the week #157 © Alegre

Answer to case of the week #157

December 9  to January  5, 2006

Montse Alegre, MD


This is the first pregnancy of a 30 year-old woman. The scan at 20 weeks revealed a lymphedema of the legs and feet. No other anomalies.  After two days, the patient came back and she said that an uncle of her husband (a brother of her father in law, who is now 60 years) was born with an anomaly on legs and feet and he still has an edema on the feet. 


The findings are limited to edema of both feet and was considered to represent Hereditary lymphedema I

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