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Optional Information: Female, Age: 50, Canada
I think you mean lymphedema.......Lymphedema is localized swelling caused by a compromised lymphatic system. The danger with lymphedema is developing an uncontrolled infection to the affected area. It generally occurs due to poorly-developed or missing lymph nodes in the body.
Here is a link to more information on lymphedema:
I hope this helps!
Registered Nurse, Bachelor's Degree, 13 years experience Chemotherapy, Med/Surg/Emergency Care