Factitial lymphedema

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Factitial lymphedema
Classification and external resources
Specialty dermatology
ICD-10 L98.1 (ILDS L98.110)

Factitial lymphedema (also known as "Hysterical edema") is a skin condition produced by wrapping an elastic bandage, cord, or shirt around an extremity, and/or holding the extremity in a dependent and immobile state.[1]:850

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  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.