Patient Resource Center

4700 L.B. McLeod Road Suite 5 Orlando, FL 32811 Phone: 407-843-2777 Fax: 407-843-5545

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Health Issues

Lymphedema Overview and Facts

Lymphedema means swelling of the lymph passages. Lymphedema, also called Lymphatic obstruction, is a chronic disease involving blockage of the lymph nodes.  Lymph nodes vessels drain fluid from tissues throughout the body and allow immune cells to travel where they are needed.