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Disease Edema, Cardiac

Name Edema, Cardiac
Synonyms Cardiac Edema | Cardiac Edemas | Edemas, Cardiac
Definition Abnormal fluid retention by the body due to impaired cardiac function or heart failure. It is usually characterized by increase in venous and capillary pressure, and swollen legs when standing. It is different from the generalized edema caused by renal dysfunction (NEPHROTIC SYNDROME).
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D004489

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