pitting edema


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pitting edema

[′pid·iŋ ə′dē·mə]
(medicine)
Edema of such degree that the skin can be temporarily indented by pressure with the fingers.
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Clinicians must recognize RS3PE syndrome when they come across it in connection with cases of asymmetric arthritis with pitting edema.
Paraneoplastic remitting seronegative symmetrical synovitis with pitting edema (RS3PE syndrome): a report of two cases and review of the literature.
The physical examination was unremarkable except for exophthalmos, tachypnea, S3 edema, and bilateral pretibial pitting edema, and the laboratory investigation revealed the following levels: blood urea nitrogen 94 mg/dL, creatinin 1.
Clinically, she looked well with mild pitting edema of the left upper arm as the only significant clinical finding.
There was bilateral pitting edema up to her proximal thighs.
Remitting, seronegative, symmetric synovitis with pitting edema (RS3PE) is a syndrome with an acute onset, benign course characterized by rheumatoid factor seronegativity, edema on the dorsum of the hands and feet, symmetric distal synovitis, and flexor tendinitis on the fingers.
Her lower extremities had bilateral pitting edema up to her thighs with faintly palpable peripheral pulses.
A 61-year-old female presented with a 4-month history of pitting edema.
Physical examination was unremarkable with the exception of a systolic ejection murmur and moderate pitting edema to the lower extremities.