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The Lymphatic System & Lymphatic Conditions

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The body's lymphatic system keeps fluid levels in balance and defends against infections. But problems can happen. Learn about lymphatic conditions and how they're treated.

About the Lymphatic System

Birthmarks and Hemagiomas

Malformations

  • Arteriovenous Malformations 
  • Lymphatic Malformations 
  • Venous Malformations

Other Conditions

Treatments

  • How the Lymphatic System Works

    How the Lymphatic System Works

    The lymphatic system has some important jobs, like helping the body fight infection. See how it works in this quick animation.

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