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Table 2 Frequency on the Gynecologic Cancer Lymphedema Questionnaire (GCLQ) items in early ovarian cancer (n = 71)

From: Lower extremity edema in patients with early ovarian cancer

Variables
GCLQ items SC GCLQ lower extremity lymphedema symptoms items Total n (%) Past LEE n (%) Current LEE n (%) Ever LEE n (%) No LEE n (%)
15 N Experienced numbness 29 (40.8%) 4 (5.6%) 8 (11.3%) 12(16.9%) 17 (23.9%)
12 N Experienced firmness/tightness 16 (22.5%) 1 (1.4%) 8 (11.3%) 9 (12.7%) 7 (9.9%)
8 SW Experienced swelling 16 (22.5%) 2 (2.8%) 12 (16.9%) 14(19.7%) 2 (2.8%)
14 H Experienced heaviness 16 (22.5%) 2 (2.8%) 7 (9.9%) 9 (12.7%) 7 (9.9%)
2 PF Limited movement of your knee 15 (21.1%) 2 (2.8%) 4 (5.6%) 6 (8.5%) 9 (12.7%)
17 A Experienced aching 15 (21.1%) 0 (0.0%) 7 (9.9%) 7 (9.9%) 8 (11.3%)
6 PF Leg or foot feel weak 13 (18.3%) 2 (2.8%) 4 (5.6%) 6 (8.5%) 7 (9.9%)
16 N Experienced stiffness 11 (15.5%) 1 (1.4%) 3 (4.2%) 4 (5.6%) 7 (9.9%)
13 INF Experienced increased temperature in the leg 9 (12.7%) 0 (0.0%) 3 (4.2%) 3 (4.2%) 6 (8.5%)
3 PF Limited movement of your ankle 8 (11.3%) 1 (1.4%) 3 (4.2%) 4 (5.6%) 4 (5.6%)
4 PF Limited movement of your foot 8 (11.3%) 1 (1.4%) 4 (5.6%) 5 (7.0%) 3 (4.2%)
19 LSW Experienced groin swelling 6 (8.5%) 0 (0.0%) 4 (5.6%) 4 (5.6%) 2 (2.8%)
1 PF Limited movement of your hip 5 (7.0%) 1 (1.4%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (1.4%) 4 (5.6%)
5 PF Limited movement of your toe 5 (7.0%) 1 (1.4%) 2 (2.8%) 3 (4.2%) 2 (2.8%)
10 INF Experienced redness 4 (5.6%) 1 (1.4%) 2 (2.8%) 3 (4.2%) 1 (1.4%)
7 N Experienced tenderness 3 (4.2%) 0 (0.0%) 3 (18.8%) 3 (4.2%) 0 (0.0%)
9 SW Experienced swelling with pitting 3 (4.2%) 1 (1.4%) 2 (2.8%) 3 (4.2%) 0 (0.0%)
18 LSW Experienced hip swelling 3 (4.2%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (1.4%) 1 (1.4%) 2 (2.8%)
11 INF Experienced blistering 2 (2.8%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 2 (2.8%)
20 SW Experienced pockets of fluid 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
  1. A, ache; H, heaviness; INF, infection; LEE, lower extremity edema; LLL, lower leg lymphedema; LSW, limb swelling; N, neuropathy; n, number; PF, physical function; SC, symptoms cluster; SW, swelling general.