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Lymphoedema: Introduction

Lymphoedema: Swelling due to the increase of lymphatic fluid in particular are of the body. See detailed information below for a list of 41 causes of Lymphoedema, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Lymphoedema:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Lymphoedema. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Lymphoedema: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Lymphoedema, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Lymphoedema Treatments

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Stories from Users for Lymphoedema

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Lymphoedema: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Lymphoedema may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Lymphoedema

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Lymphoedema:

Causes of Lymphoedema listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Lymphoedema as a symptom include:

Definitions of Lymphoedema:

Excess fluid collection in tissues, causing swelling. It is the result of obstruction of lymphatic vessels or lymph nodes. -- 2004
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Lymphoedema

The list below shows some of the causes of Lymphoedema mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Lymphoedema?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Lymphoedema. Of the 41 causes of Lymphoedema that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 38 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Lymphoedema:

The following list of conditions have 'Lymphoedema' 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 Lymphoedema Based on Risk Factors

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

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    What are the alternative names for Lymphoedema:

    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Lymphoedema:

    Medical Conditions associated with Lymphoedema:

    Edema (208 causes), Lymph symptoms (496 causes), Swollen lymph glands (65 causes), Swollen lymph nodes (452 causes), Swollen glands (451 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Lymph system symptoms (496 causes)

    Symptoms related to Lymphoedema:

    Swollen lymph nodes (452 causes), Lymphedema (73 causes), Edema (208 causes), Bacterial or fungal infection, Filariasis (4 causes), Lymphoproliferative disease, Irradiation, Regional lymph node dissection, Trauma, Congenital

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