The main symptom is persistent (chronic) swelling, usually of the arm or leg.
Signs and tests
The doctor will perform a physical exam and ask questions about your medical history.
The following tests may be done:
CTor MRIscan Lymphangiography
Review Date: 08/14/2010
Reviewed By: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.