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www.uptodate.com/contents/edema-swelling-beyond-the-basics

Nov 21, 2019 ... Edema is the medical term for swelling caused by a collection of fluid in the spaces that surround the body's tissues and organs. Edema can ...

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Aug 18, 2020 ... may occur in chronic edema. Either pitting. or nonpitting edema (see “Causes” below); Anasarca: extreme generalized peripheral edema.

www.health.harvard.edu/a_to_z/edema-a-to-z

Edema has many possible causes: Prolonged standing or sitting, especially in hot weather, can cause excess fluid to accumulate in the feet, ankles and lower legs ...

www.woundsource.com/blog/edema-common-risk-factors-and-complications

Nov 21, 2019 ... Swelling is the hallmark of edema, and pitting may also occur. ... It has various causes and can be treated and managed, but not cured.

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Symptoms of Edema. In addition to pronounced swelling, typically the overlying skin will have a stretched, shiny appearance. In cases of pitting edema, the skin ...

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Feb 22, 2014 ... Both conditions can both cause leg edema before they become clinically ... Pitting: ○ Deep vein thrombosis, venous insufficiency, and early.

www.jabfm.org/content/jabfp/19/2/148.full.pdf

The most common cause of leg edema in older adults is venous insufficiency. ... pitting edema, often associated with brown hemo- siderin skin deposits on the ...

www.physio-pedia.com/Edema_Assessment

The rapid development of generalized pitting edema associated with the systemic ... Bilateral or generalized swelling suggests a systemic cause, such as CHF ...

www.ebmconsult.com/articles/pitting-edema-assessment

Pitting Edema Assessment. Definition; Technique; Causes; Pearls; Editors & Reviewers; References ...

www.healthline.com/health/pitting-edema

Mar 30, 2021 ... Pitting edema is either caused by a localized problem with veins in the affected area, or a systemic problem with your heart, kidneys, or liver ...