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Table 5 Clinical data of 31 patients in whom infection occurred before and after LLL

From: Risk factors and a prediction model for lower limb lymphedema following lymphadenectomy in gynecologic cancer: a hospital-based retrospective cohort study

Onset process Infection → LLL LLL → Infection
n = 20 n = 11
Onset periods*
  < 1 year 9 8
  ≥ 1 to <2 years 4 1
  ≥ 2 years 7 2
Type of infection
 Cellulitis 9 7
 Lymphocyst infection 11 4
  1. *Periods diagnosed with LLL after infection or diagnosed with infection after LLL
  2. LLL = lower limb lymphedema