Milroy's disease


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Milroy's disease

[′mil‚rȯiz di‚zēz]
(medicine)
Familial chronic lymphedema of the lower extremities.
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Clare Mackey, who suffered a stroke a few weeks ago and has congenital ailment Milroy's disease, found 67-year-old Peter Byrne lying on the floor of his bedroom in the freezing cold.
The 19-year-old, originally from Pakistan, has been suffering from Milroy's disease since he was five, which has affected his ability to walk.
Milroy's disease is a familial disease characterised by lymphedema, commonly in the legs, caused by congenital abnormalities in the lymphatic system.