Swelling, typically in one arm or leg, due to blockage of the lymphatic system (a drainage network that helps with the immune system), leading to backed up lymphatic fluid in the tissues. Some types of lymphedema are inherited, while others are caused by surgery, radiation therapy, or swelling of the lymph nodes due to infection or cancer.
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What is Symcat?
A disease calculator that uses hundreds of thousands of
patient records to estimate probability of disease. You
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computing and predictive analytics in
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