TITLE

lymphedema praecox

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1282
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "lymphedema praecox" is presented. The term refers to the obstruction of the lymphatic channels, producing edema, which occurs primarily in women between the ages of 10 and 25. The interstitial fluid that accumulates first appears in the feet but can travel proximally to the trunk. The interstitial fluid continues to accumulate throughout life.
ACCESSION #
21234654

 

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