Lymphedema Hereditary

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  • key lymphedema

Condition Subdivisions

  • genetic genetic lymphedema
  • genetic lymphedema, kind I
  • lymphedema praecox
  • lymphedema tarda
  • Milroy illness
  • Nonne-Milroy illness
  • lymphedema-distichiasis

General Discussion
Genetic lymphedema is a hereditary developing condition influencing the lymphatic system. There are 3 kinds of genetic lymphedema: genetic genetic lymphedema or Milroy condition; lymphedema praecox or Meige condition; as well as lymphedema tarda. Signs and symptoms consist of swelling (lymphedema) and also solidifying as well as thickening of the skin in influenced locations.

Lymphedema could be categorized as additional or main. Genetic lymphedema is likewise called main lymphedema. Second lymphedema takes place due to harm to the lymphatic system from surgical procedure, radiation infection, treatment or injury (e.g. filariasis).

Lipedema is an in proportion build-up of subcutaneous fat, most commonly in the legs. Lipedema is regularly misdiagnosed as lymphedema.

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