hereditary lymphedema

he·red·i·tar·y lymph·e·de·ma

permanent pitting edema usually confined to the legs; autosomal dominant inheritance; type I, congenital [MIM*153100], caused by mutation in the FMS-like tyrosine kinase 4 gene (FLT4) on 5q.
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Congenital Hereditary Lymphedema Caused by a Mutation That Inactivates VEGFR3 Tyrosine Kinase.
Hereditary lymphedema may or may not be associated with congenital anomalies or physical changes [2].
Hereditary lymphedema, type I: Milroy congenital lymphedema.

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