Last Updated on Nov 09, 2017

Glossary

Lymphedema: Swelling in the arm caused by excess fluid that collects when the lymph nodes and vessels are removed during surgery or damaged by radiation therapy.

Thromboembolism: Pathological clotting in a blood vessel, followed by lodgement of clot or clots in remote blood vessels.

Athlete’s foot: Fungal infection found on the skin of the toe webs.

Anticoagulant: Medication that decreases blood clotting.

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