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Lymphatic obstruction

  • Alternative Names

    Lymphedema


    Symptoms

    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:

    • CT or MRI scan
    • Lymphangiography
    • Lymphoscintigraphy