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breast oedema

Swelling caused by too much fluid in the breast tissue.

pleural cavity

The space that lies between the two layers of the pleura (lungs) and normally contains a thin film of fluid….

shunt

A small, permanent tube used to drain fluid build-up in the brain….

lymphatic system

A network of capillaries ducts and nodes that removes excess fluid from tissues, absorbs fatty acids and transports fat, and produces immune cells….

seroma

A collection of fluid under a wound after an operation….

paracentesis

The drainage of excess fluid from the abdomen….

sentinel node

The first lymph node to receive lymph fluid directly from a tumour….