Lymphedema (Lymphoedema in British English), AKA (Also Known As) Lymphatic Obstruction, is a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling caused by a compromised lymphatic system, which normally returns interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct and then the bloodstream. The condition can be inherited, though it is frequently caused by cancer treatments, and by parasitic infections. Though incurable and progressive, a number of treatments can ameliorate symptoms. Tissues with lymphedema are at risk of infection. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lymphedema

Lymphedema, Lymphoedema, Lymphatic obstruction
Lymphedema on a 67-year-old female (from Wikipedia)

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