Unexplained swelling symptoms in women (idiopathic oedema) comprise one component of a common polysymptomatic syndrome.

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BACKGROUND Non-menstrually-related swelling symptoms (idiopathic oedema) are common in women. The community prevalence of such symptoms, their association with other symptoms, and their underlying aetiology, are uncertain. AIM To determine the community prevalence of swelling symptoms and the independent contributions of major risk factors. DESIGN… (More)

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@article{Dunnigan2004UnexplainedSS, title={Unexplained swelling symptoms in women (idiopathic oedema) comprise one component of a common polysymptomatic syndrome.}, author={Matthew G Dunnigan and J Blaine Henderson and David J. Hole and Anthony J Pelosi}, journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians}, year={2004}, volume={97 11}, pages={755-64} }