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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However, stasis dermatitis arises as a result of venous insufficiency, so it is likely to be accompanied by pitting edema.
His complaints had started four weeks previously, and there was marked pitting edema of the dorsum of the left hand from the wrist to the metacarpophalangeal joints.
Patients diagnosed as having severe acute malnutrition, defined as weight for height measurement of less than 70% of median or greater than 3 SD below the mean World Health Organization reference values or the presence of bilateral pitting edema of nutritional origin admitted in the nutrition stabilization center were included.
Relapsing seronegative symmetric synovitis with pitting edema (RS3PE) is characterized by involvement of the hands and feet, elevated acute phase reactants, negative RF, and absence of radiographic erosions.
They frequently begin with mild laminitis and swelling of the legs which can progress to extremely severe laminitis, swelling and edema of all four limbs, pitting edema of the ventral abdomen, and colic.
Examination revealed pitting edema and erythema to the mid-calf bilaterally.
According to the authors, the severity of laminitis in horses exposed to black walnut residue can range from a mild swelling of the legs to severe swelling and edema of all four limbs, pitting edema of the ventral abdomen and colic.
Signs of undiagnosed pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) including rapid weight gain, pitting edema, severe headaches, mid-back pain on right side and visual disturbances.
Musculosketetal: Jordan is noted to have 2+ pitting edema of his lower extremities bilaterally.
On examination, her voice was hoarse and she had bilateral 1+ pitting edema of her lower extremities.
There were no overlying cutaneous changes, pitting edema, or bruit.