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Submitted: 9 years ago.
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Expert:  Deanna, RN replied 9 years ago.


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.

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