lymphedema

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lymphedema

[¦lim·fə¦dē·mə]
(medicine)
Edema resulting from lymph vessel obstruction.
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Primary lymphedema associated with systemic or visceral involvement.
Primary lymphedema differ from secondary lymphedema with higher incidence usually which results from lymphtic disruption or obstruction.
The diagnosis of lymphedema-distichiasis syndrome is made clinically based on the presence of primary lymphedema and distichiasis.
Primary lymphedema is an inherited disease involving an absence of or abnormalities in the lymph nodes or lymph vessels.

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