Abstract:Dear Editor, We read the publication on "Secondary lymphedema of limbs and chikungunya fever (CF)" with great interest. 1 Marques et al. described "the case of a patient who developed lymphedema of upper and lower limbs after an episode of CF. 1 " Marques et al. also noted that "the CF outbreak that occurred during 2015 and 2016 resulted in the first cases described in the medical literature of acute and chronic vascular complications secondary to infection by this arbovirus. 1 " In fact, the vascular defect d… Show more
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