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Peripheral edema: swelling of tissues, usually in the lower limbs, due the accumulation of fluids. See detailed information below for a list of 24 causes of Peripheral edema, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Peripheral edema:
Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)
Symptoms related to Peripheral edema:
Heart failure (274 causes), Liver disorders, Cirrhosis of the liver, Kidney disease, Nephrotic syndrome, Hypoproteinemia, Acute glomerulonephritis, Hypothyroidism (106 causes), Pericarditis (84 causes), Constrictive pericarditis (27 causes), Starvation
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