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#1 2005-11-20 00:33:38

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'limp edema' for 'lymphedema'

Lymphedema is the accumulation of fluid (lymph) in a body part, mst usually the legs. This is a rare eggcorn- only 10 ghits- but I especially like the idea that lymphedema might cause a limp-

My mother has extreme Limp edema in her legs and she is unable to walk.
www.carepathways.com/askrnpostings.cfm?Ref=768317670

The plastic surgeon did get to remove masses of limp edema on the right hip and sutured many leaking limpfosils.
www.jacobbankston.com/EmailsbyGeorgePrice.html

One good system involves using standardized cards for different symptoms: fever, diarrhea, abdominal pains, conjunctivitis, cough, lower limp edema, ...
www.emro.who.int/sudan/hospital%20care/ … Darfur.doc

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#2 2005-11-20 12:00:45

Elgee
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Registered: 2005-11-13
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Re: 'limp edema' for 'lymphedema'

The plastic surgeon did get to remove masses of limp edema on the right hip and sutured many leaking limpfosils.

Another isolated eggcorn? Limpfosils = lymphoceles.

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