anasarca


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anasarca

[‚an·ə′sär·kə]
(medicine)
Generalized edema of the subcutaneous connective tissue and serous body cavities.
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As a result, scrotal edema can be caused by ascites, anasarca, or lymphedema.
Initial renal and hepatic insufficiency rapidly lead to anasarca and massive visceromegaly impairing adequate ventilation.
Pedal edema with/without anasarca and hypertension appeared within a mean duration of 6-7 days.
(9,10) The article, entitled "On a Method of Post-Mortem Examination of the Thoracic and Abdominal Viscera Through Vagina, Perineum, and Rectum, and Without Incision of the Abdominal Parietes," describes 3 methods, each with a brief case report: (1) a per-vagina autopsy of a 22-year-old woman with extreme anasarca; (2) a per-rectum autopsy of a 20-year-old man with pericarditis, consolidation of both lungs, and a large pleuritic effusion; and (3) a per-perineum autopsy in a 32-year-old man with a right apex pneumonia (nota bene [nb; note well], this approach actually required an external incision hidden by the scrotum).
Introduccion: La presentacion del sindrome nefrotico con proteinuria masiva, hipoalbuminemia, presencia de anasarca y el manejo con altas dosis de esteroides obliga al clinico a reconocerlo oportunamente, manejarlo interdisciplinariamente y tener la habilidad para predecir el curso y pronostico de la enfermedad despues del manejo inicial.
Therefore, people with protracted diarrhea often have hypoalbuminemia and sometimes generalized edema (anasarca) (Bartlett, 1986).
On examination she was found to be moderately built and poorly nourished, she was having generalised oedema (Anasarca); she had severe pallor, Hr 118, BP 130/80mmHg, bilateral pitting pedal oedema was present and there was no cyanosis or clubbing.
The fetal causes were fetal anasarca, oversized fetus, perosomus elumbis and schistosomus reflexus (Ali, 2011; Jayachandra et al., 2013).
On physical examination temperature -102[degrees]F, pulse rate-120 beats/min, respiratory rate-32 cycles/min, blood pressure-120/82 mmHg, pallor present and anasarca present, Cardiovascular system-normal heart sounds, no murmur, Respiratory system-bilateral crepitations, abdomen-hepatoslenomegaly present.