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Definition: Edema due to obstruction of lymph vessels or disorders of the lymph nodes. A common complication in the arms after mastectomy.

Pronunciation: lim″fĕ-de´mah

Body System: Lymphatic

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: lymphedema

I89.0 Lymphedema, not elsewhere classified
I97.2 Postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome
Q82.0 Hereditary lymphedema
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