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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0024236

NCI Thesaurus Code: C3207  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Disease or Syndrome

NCIt Definition: Excess fluid collection in tissues, causing swelling. It is the result of obstruction of lymphatic vessels or lymph nodes.

HPO Definition: Localized fluid retention and tissue swelling caused by a compromised lymphatic system. [HPO:sdoelken]

MEDLINEPLUS Definition: 

Lymphedema is the name of a type of swelling. It happens when lymph builds up in your body's soft tissues. Lymph is a fluid that contains white blood cells that defend against germs. It can build up when the lymph system is damaged or blocked. It usually happens in the arms or legs.

Causes of lymphedema include

  • Infection
  • Cancer
  • Scar tissue from radiation therapy or surgical removal of lymph nodes
  • Inherited conditions in which lymph nodes or vessels are absent or abnormal

Treatment can help control symptoms. It includes exercise, compression devices, skin care, and massage.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A condition in which extra lymph fluid builds up in tissues and causes swelling. It may occur in an arm or leg if lymph vessels are blocked, damaged, or removed by surgery.

CTCAE Definition: A disorder characterized by excessive fluid collection in tissues that causes swelling.

CSP Definition: edema due to obstruction of lymph vessels or disorders of the lymph nodes.

MSH Definition: Edema due to obstruction of lymph vessels or disorders of the lymph nodes.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Acquired lymphedema
Acquired lymphoedema
LYMPH EDEMA
Lymphatic edema (morphologic abnormality)
Lymphatic edema
Lymphatic oedema
Lymphedema (disorder)
Lymphedema [Disease/Finding]
Lymphedema NOS
Lymphedema, acquired
Lymphedemas
LYMPHEDEMA
Lymphoedema NOS
Lymphoedemas
LYMPHOEDEMA

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C3207 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN entry term MILROY'S DISEASE goes under LYMPHEDEMA/ congen MSH
AQL BL CF CI CL CN CO DG DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RH RT SU TH UR VE VI MSH
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CHARACTERISTIC_TYPE_ID 900000000000011006 SNOMEDCT_US
CITE Playbook RADLEX
Contributing_Source CTRP NCI
CTV3ID X206w SNOMEDCT_US
CTV3ID XUBL4 SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_CREATED 05/06/2008 MEDLINEPLUS
DATE_CREATED 08/19/2014 RADLEX
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED 3.12 RADLEX
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000073002 SNOMEDCT_US
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 0427-8617 CSP
DX 19600101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20040731 SNOMEDCT_US
FX D056684 MSH
HN MILROY'S DISEASE was heading 1963-1983 MSH
LAST_CHANGES_TO_CLASS new RADLEX
MDA 19990101 MSH
MESH_DEFINITION Edema due to obstruction of lymph vessels or disorders of the lymph nodes. NDFRT
MESH_DUI D008209 NDFRT
MESH_NAME Lymphedema NDFRT
MESH_UI M0012800 NDFRT
MMR 20130708 MSH
MN C15.604.496 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
MP_HEALTH_TOPIC_URL https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/lymphedema.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_OTHER_LANGUAGE_URL Spanish https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/lymphedema.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_PRIMARY_INSTITUTE_URL National Cancer Institute http://www.nci.nih.gov/ MEDLINEPLUS
NCI_THESAURUS_CODE C3207 PDQ
NDFRT_KIND DISEASE_KIND NDFRT
NUI N0000001900 NDFRT
OL use LYMPHEDEMA/congenital to search MILROY'S DISEASE 1966-1983 MSH
ORIG_STY Secondary related condition PDQ
PID 442 PDQ
PM MILROY'S DISEASE was heading 1963-1983 MSH
PRIMARY_PATH 10025282$10052790$10025231$10047065$Lymphoedema$Lymphoedemas$Lymphatic vessel disorders$Vascular disorders MDR
PRIMARY_SOC 10047065 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 10.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 10.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 11.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 11.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 12.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 12.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 13.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 13.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 14.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 14.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 15.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 15.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 16.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 16.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 17.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 17.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 18.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 18.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 19.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 19.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 20.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 20.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 8.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 8.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 9.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 9.1 MDR
RXAUI 3190541 RXNORM
RXAUI 3190542 RXNORM
RXCUI 1023978 RXNORM
SID HP:0003605 HPO
SMQ_TERM_ADDVERSION 11.0 MDR
SMQ_TERM_ADDVERSION 9.1 MDR
SMQ_TERM_CAT A MDR
SMQ_TERM_LEVEL 4 MDR
SMQ_TERM_LEVEL 5 MDR
SMQ_TERM_LMVERSION 11.0 MDR
SMQ_TERM_LMVERSION 9.1 MDR
SMQ_TERM_SCOPE 1 MDR
SMQ_TERM_SCOPE 2 MDR
SMQ_TERM_STATUS A MDR
SMQ_TERM_WEIGHT 0 MDR
SNOMED_CID 234097001 NDFRT
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~CORRELATIONID~447561005 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPADVICE~ALWAYS I89.0 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPCATEGORYID~447637006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPGROUP~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPPRIORITY~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPRULE~TRUE SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPTARGET~I89.0 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~CORRELATIONID~447561005 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPADVICE~ALWAYS I89.0 | DESCENDANTS NOT EXHAUSTIVELY MAPPED SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPCATEGORYID~447637006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPGROUP~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPPRIORITY~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPRULE~TRUE SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPTARGET~I89.0 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~X206w SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XUBL4 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T024453 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US

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