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Cutaneous edema is referred to as "pitting" when, after pressure is applied to a small area, the indentation persists for some time after the release of the pressure. Peripheral pitting edema , as shown in the illustration, is the more common type, results from water retention. It can be caused

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The overwhelming symptom of pulmonary edema is difficulty breathing , but may also include coughing up blood (classically seen as pink, frothy sputum), excessive sweating , anxiety , and pale skin . Shortness of breath can manifest as orthopnea (inability to lie down flat due to breathlessness

Peripheral edema print that page Cho S, Atwood J (2002). "Peripheral edema .". Am J Med 113 (7): 580–6. doi : 10.1016/S0002-9343(02)01322-0 . PMID   12459405 .   v · d · e Symptoms and signs : skin and subcutaneous tissue ( R20–R23 , 782 ) | 2011/4/29 3:52:03

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Macular edema is sometimes a complication appearing a few days or weeks after cataract surgery , but most such cases can be successfully treated with NSAID or cortisone eye drops . Until recently there were no good treatments for macular edema caused by central retinal vein occlusion

Reinke's edema print that page

Reinke's edema causes the vocal folds to bilaterally swell giving them an uneven, sac-like appearance. Individuals with Reinke's Edema typically have low-pitched, husky voices. [ edit ] Causes Common causes of Reinke's edema include smoking , gastroesophageal reflux , hormonal changes | 2010/9/26 18:28:35

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Four types of cerebral edema have been distinguished [ 1 ] : [ edit ] Vasogenic Due to a breakdown of tight endothelial junctions which make up the blood-brain barrier (BBB). This allows normally excluded intravascular proteins and fluid to penetrate into cerebral parenchymal extracellular

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Berlin's edema From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search This article does not cite any references or sources . Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed . (January | 2011/9/29 5:22:17

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Edema blister From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Edema blisters (also known as Edema bulla", "Hydrostatic bulla," and "Stasis blister") are a cutaneous condition that develop in patients with an acute exacerbation of chronic edema , particularly | 2010/9/24 19:38:56

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Persistent edema of rosacea is an uncommon cutaneous condition characterized by a hard, nonpitting edema restricted to the forehead, glabella, upper eyelids, nose, and cheeks. This condition is also known as chronic upper facial erythematous edema , Morbihan's disease, morbus Morbihan, and

High altitude pulmonary edema print that page

presence of pulmonary hypertension may not in itself be sufficient to explain the development of edema : severe pulmonary hypertension can exist in the absence of clinical HAPE in subjects at high altitude. [ 8 ] [ edit ] Incidence The incidence of clinical HAPE in unacclimatized travelers | 2010/9/24 18:03:35