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Milroy disease

Synonym(s) Congenital primary lymphedema
Hereditary lymphedema type I
Nonne-Milroy lymphedema
Prevalence Unknown
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
Age of onset Infancy
  • Q82.0
  • C1704423
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Disease definition

Milroy disease is a frequent form of primary lymphedema (see this term) characterized generally by painless, chronic lower-limb lymphedema found at birth or developing in the early neonatal period.

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Clinical genetics review
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