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Lymphedema: Swelling of a region due to obstruction of lymphatic vessels. See detailed information below for a list of 73 causes of Lymphedema, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Lymphedema as a symptom include:
Excess fluid collection in tissues, causing swelling. It is the result of obstruction of lymphatic vessels or lymph nodes. -- 2004
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Swelling (usually in the legs) caused by lymph accumulating in the tissues
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Edema due to obstruction of lymph vessels or disorders of the lymph nodes.
- (Source - CRISP)
A condition in which excess fluid collects in tissue and causes swelling. It may occur in the arm or leg after lymph vessels or lymph nodes in the underarm or groin are removed or treated with radiation.
- (Source - National Cancer Institute)
The list below shows some of the causes of Lymphedema mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Lymphedema. Of the 73 causes of Lymphedema that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Lymphedema' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Lymphedema or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Lymphedema based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Lymphedema:
Symptoms related to Lymphedema:
Swollen lymph nodes (452 causes), Lymphedema (73 causes), Edema (208 causes), Congenital lymphatic defects, Cancer, Lymphatic obstruction, Radiotherapy treatment, Surgical lymph node removal, Blocked lymph ducts
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