Friday, August 24, 2012

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Unilateral edema in limbs - common causes

1) Lymphatic: Filariasis, Pressure by growths like tumours, Radiation, Chronic lymphangitis
2) Traumatic: Bruises, Sprains, Fractures
3) Infections: Cellulitis, Boils, Carbuncles
4) Metabolic: Gout
5) Venous: Varicose veins, Venous thrombosis
6) Hereditary: Milroy's disease

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