Milroy disease

What is Milroy disease?

Milroy disease is a familial disease characterized by lymphedema, commonly in the legs, caused by congenital abnormalities in the lymphatic system. Disruption of the normal drainage of lymph leads to fluid accumulation and hypertrophy of soft tissues.

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please help i am a little concerned about my nieces 6 month old son , his right leg is much larger than his left leg, in fact it looks swelled , do...

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Hi Geraldine ,

Thanks for your query.

Unilateral(one side) swelling of a 6 month old infant needs detailed evaluation.,clinical examination-...

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