Patient Resource Center

531 Main Street • Montrose, CO 81401
1450 E. 3rd Street • Delta, CO 81416
565 25 Road, Suite 101, Grand Junction, CO 81505



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Health Issues

Lymphedema Overview and Facts

Lymphedema means swelling of the lymph passages. Lymphedema, also called Lymphatic obstruction, is a chronic disease involving blockage of the lymph nodes.  Lymph nodes vessels drain fluid from tissues throughout the body and allow immune cells to travel where they are needed.