Recent Examples of lymphedema from the Web
After completing six months of chemotherapy, Newman was cancer free but was diagnosed with lymphedema.
As a byproduct of his cancer treatment, Mortensen developed lymphedema, which causes affected areas to swell and retain fluids due to the damage to the lymph nodes from the intense radiation.
His grandmother died, his mother almost died due to complications from lymphedema, a condition that causes the retention of fluids and tissue swelling, and his younger brother, Jonathan, died of a drug overdose.
Right now, there is no cure or drug therapy for lymphedema, Rockson said.
For Carrillo, participation has reduced the swelling in her arm from lymphedema, a side effect of surgery, and built strength.
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Origin and Etymology of lymphedema
First Known Use: 1889See Words from the same year
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