oedema

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oedema

, edema
Pathol an excessive accumulation of serous fluid in the intercellular spaces of tissue
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3-7,10-14] Classifying patients according to anthropometry, presence or absence of symmetrical bilateral pitting oedema and complications (pneumonia, sepsis, severe diarrhoea with shock and metabolic complications, i.
If a pit is left in the skin, pitting oedema becomes the diagnosis (McCance and Heuther 2010).
2] The definitive diagnostic criteria includes subsets of Seronegative Symmetrical Polyarthritis with dramatic onset of pitting oedema of hands, old age, male predominance, seronegativity for rheumatoid factor, absence of evidences of joint destruction on radiographs, excellent response to low dose steroids with long term remission after withdrawal of drugs.
He had mild pallor, icterus and bilateral pitting oedema along with facial puffiness.