Age at Symptom Onset
Before age 2 years
Milroy disease, a subtype, also causes jaundice (yellowing of the skin) and diarrhea.
Typically occurs in women at the onset of menses
Meige disease, a subtype, also causes the person to have extra eyelashes, cleft palate, and swelling of the legs, arms, and face.
After age 35
Some (but not all) affected people may have family members with this disorder.