Peripheral edema

What is Peripheral edema?

Oedema that is present in the lower limbs is called peripheral edema. In oedema the tissues swell because of accumulation of interstitial fluid into them.

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symptoms of peripheral edema, dilated right ventricle with impaired function. large thrombus in apex of right ventricle, right atrium slightly...

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peripheral edema is a very common symptom of decompensated right heart failure. The rest of the...

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I had a bad case of shingles in July. I have been left with phn nerve pain. My question is does the phn nerve damage cause swelling or is the...

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Lyrica ( Pregabalin)-post-herpetic neuralgia [PHN]

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what diagnoses would you give this patient? with the following situation. this is a case study.

     
A 78-year-old man is admitted to the hospital with...

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