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THE PATHOGENESIS OF CONGENITAL HEREDITY LYMPHEDEMA IN THE PIG

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  • SCJ van der Putte

Abstract

The morphogenesis of congenital hereditary lymphedema was studied in pigs. The disorder, which is essentially a general underdevelopment or even total non-development of the lymphatic system proved to be present during the whole period of lymphatic development. It is suggested that a retardation in the differentiation of the lymphatic primordia from the primitive veins is the early event regulated by a chromosomal aberration. The longer this delay the more serious the lymphatic malformations.

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van der Putte, S., (1978) “THE PATHOGENESIS OF CONGENITAL HEREDITY LYMPHEDEMA IN THE PIG”, Lymphology 11(1), 10-21.

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02 Oct 1978
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