Other swelling con­di­tions

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OEDEMA: This is swelling and puffi­ness that oc­curs most of­ten in the skin, es­pe­cially on the hands, arms, an­kles, legs and feet. It hap­pens when ex­cess fluid is trapped within the body’s tis­sues.

DACTYLITIS: A form of in­flam­ma­tion in the fingers and toes, also known as ‘sausage digit’. It can be due to an in­fec­tion or a change in the im­mune sys­tem.

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