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Milroy disease

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.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Hereditary lymphedema type I
    • Nonne-Milroy lymphedema
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q82.0
  • OMIM: 153100  247440  611944  613480  615907
  • UMLS: C1704423
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 7220
  • MedDRA: -

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