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Leg edema: occurs due to abnormal accumulation of fluid in the tissues of the lower extremity. See detailed information below for a list of 42 causes of Leg edema, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Subtypes of Leg edema:
Unilateral oedema of the lower extremity (8 causes)
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Symptoms related to Leg edema:
Cellulitis (28 causes), Cirrhosis of liver (119 causes), Congestive heart failure (140 causes), Anasarca, Eosinophilic fascitis, Scleroderma, Lymphedema (73 causes), Leg vein obstruction, Phlebitis (42 causes), Trauma, Contusion (24 causes)
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