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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edema

Edema, also spelt oedema, and also known as fluid retention, dropsy, hydropsy and swelling, ... Treatment depends on the underlying cause. ... Peripheral pitting edema, as shown ...

www.emedicinehealth.com/edema/article_em.htm

The skin over the swollen area appears tight and shiny, and often when pressure is applied to the area with a finger, an indentation appears. This is called pitting ...

www.everydayhealth.com/congestive-heart-failure/edema

Nov 14, 2019 ... Edema often occurs as the result of congestive heart failure. ... the causes and treatment of this condition, which causes swelling of the limbs.

anmedhealth.org/Portals/16/Services-Images/stoll2014.pdf

Feb 22, 2014 ... Both conditions can both cause leg edema before they become clinically ... Chronic pitting edema, often associated with brown hemosiderin.

my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/12564-edema

Oct 22, 2018 ... Edema is swelling that is caused by fluid trapped in your body's tissues. Causes include diseases, medications and allergies. Treatment ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK554452

Nov 20, 2020 ... Edema can affect any part of the body and ranges from local swelling to ... the evaluation and treatment of peripheral edema and highlights the role of the ... w...

www.mainehealth.org/Services/Physical-Medicine-Rehabilitation/Edema-Management

It is important to get medical care for the underlying problem. How is edema treated? If your edema is mild, your body will balance the fluid out on its own. If your ...

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

Smoking is the main cause of chronic lung disease. Congestive heart failure most often is caused by coronary artery disease, high blood pressure or drinking too ...

www.physio-pedia.com/Edema_Assessment

... determined for treatment response. It is mainly assessed on the medial malleolus, the bony portion of the tibia, and the dorsum of the foot. Non-pitting edema ...

www.healthline.com/health/pitting-edema

Mar 30, 2021 ... Treatment · elevating the swollen limb · venous vascular procedures · compression stockings if the cause is chronic and your doctor recommend...