- Caused by congenital malformations of the lymph vessels.
- Limbs, breast, head/neck, genitalia after cancer treatment and cancer relapses as well as after surgery.
- After accidents and severe infections.
Lymphedema associated with obesity:
- Lymphedema caused by severe obesity.
Complex vascular malformations
- with associated lymphedema.
Malformation of the lymph vessels of the inner organs
- with protein-losing enteropathy
- with chylous effusions in the thorax and abdomen; refluxes.
Lymphedema combination forms:
- postthrombotic syndrome with or without open wounds.
- Phlebolymphedema with varicose veins. Edema associated with rheumatic/orthopedic/neurological diseases and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS).
Chronic multicausal lymphedema
- in particular in elderly patients.
Generalized edema such as:
- Cyclic-idiopathic edema
- Fluid retention syndrome e.g. in polycystic ovary syndrome or diabetes mellitus type II.