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Edema

Is the medical term for swelling. It is a general response of the body to injury or inflammation. Edema can be isolated to a small area or affect the entire body.

see Brain edema

see Peritumoral edema

Swelling is considered one of the five characteristics of inflammation; along with pain, heat, redness, and loss of function.

edema.txt · Last modified: 2018/04/04 20:25 by administrador