Pitting Edema

Last Updated: August 16, 2022

Edema is swelling caused by the buildup of fluid in the body’s tissues. Pitting edema is a severe form of edema in which if a finger is pressed firmly against the tissue for a few seconds, a dent will be produced, as opposed to the skin bouncing right back.

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Pitting Edema falls under theCardiovascular HealthandOthercategories.

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