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Vivianne's Story (Lymphedema)

Vivianne's Story (Lymphedema)
In 2008 Vivianne was initially diagnosed with a congenital in-step tumor in her left foot. Her foot and toes were both swollen and hard to the touch. The next year Vivianne was adopted and brought home to the United States. At her initial medical examination, her physician stated that she had congenital lymphedema, not a tumor. From there she was seen by a pediatric orthopedist, dermatologist, and lymphedema therapist. Her therapist taught me how to massage and bandage her foot... Read More