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Glossary for Oedema of the upper extremity

Medical terms related to Oedema of the upper extremity or mentioned in this section include:

  • Ankle swelling: Ankle swelling often from injury or fluid retention.
  • Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
  • Extremity pain: claudication cramping pain that occurs when the blood flow cannot be increased to a muscle mass in response to the increased metabolic demands of exercise. Ischemic rest pain occurs when blood flow in the extremity falls below resting tissue requirements
  • Hand symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hand
  • Leg Swelling: Swelling of one or both legs
  • Leg swelling: Swelling of one or both legs
  • Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • Lymphatic Obstruction: A blockage of the lymph vessels that drain fluid from body tissues and facilitate immune system cell movement through the body. Lymphatic obstruction can be caused by such things as tumors, surgery, injury and infection. Obstruction can be primary (as in the case of inherited conditions such as lymphatic hypoplasia) or secondary (as in the case of infection).
  • Oedema: The abnormal retention of fluid in a given anatomical area
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy: chronic pain conditions
  • Skin color changes: Skin changes such as redness, blueness, or whitening.
  • Skin lump: The occurrence of a lump that is located on the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Superior vena cava syndrome: A condition caused by compression or obstruction to the normal circulation of the superior vena cava which carries deoxygenated blood from the body tissues back to the heart.
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • Transient osteoporosis of the hip: Focal pain conditions in the hip often interchangeably termedreflex sympathetic dystrophyor transient osteoporosis.
  • Unilateral oedema of the lower extremity: Unilateral swelling of the lower extremity caused by the abnormal accumulation of tluid
  • Weight loss: Loss of body weight.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Oedema of the upper extremity:

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