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Description

Edema is a condition in which fluid accumulates in a specific area of the body, causing swelling. It is usually caused by an injury or infection, and can be treated with medications, lifestyle changes, or physical therapy.

Synonyms
  • anasarca
  • edema
Basic Lab Tests (measurements)

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