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Leg edema

Leg edema: Introduction

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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Causes of Types of Leg edema:

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Leg edema: Symptom Checker

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Leg edema: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Leg edema

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Leg edema: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Leg edema

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Detailed list of causes of Leg edema

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How Common are these Causes of Leg edema?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Leg edema. Of the 42 causes of Leg edema that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 39 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Leg edema:

The following list of conditions have 'Leg edema' 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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Causes of Leg edema Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Leg edema based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Leg edema:

    Subtypes of Leg edema:

    Unilateral oedema of the lower extremity (8 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Leg edema:

    Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes)

    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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