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Glossary for Generalised Oedema

Medical terms related to Generalised Oedema or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal swelling: Swelling or bloating of the abdomen
  • Anaphylaxis: An immediate hypersensitivity reaction due to the exposure of a specific antigen to a sensitized individual
  • Ankle swelling: Ankle swelling often from injury or fluid retention.
  • Ascites: The presence of serous fluid within the abdominal cavity
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Cellulitis: inflammation of the subcutaneous fat
  • Cirrhosis of liver: diffuse hepatic process characterized by fibrosis and the conversion of normal liver architecture into structurally abnormal nodules
  • Congestive Heart Failure: A condition which is characterized by breathlessness due to oedema and congestion of the lungs
  • Congestive heart failure: A condition which is characterized by breathlessness due to oedema and congestion of the lungs
  • Cor pulmonale: Right ventricular enlargement and failure caused by pulmonary hypertension.
  • Edema: The abnormal retention of fluid in a given anatomical area
  • Generalised oedema in pregnancy: Generalised oedema in pregnancy is a noticeable swelling due to retention of fluid and commonly occurs initially in the hands, feet and legs.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Heart failure: A condition which is characterized by an inability of the heart to pump blood efficiently and effectively
  • Heart symptoms: Symptoms affecting the heart
  • Idiopathic liver cirrhosis: Cirrhosis is defined histologically as a diffuse hepatic process characterized by fibrosis and the conversion of normal liver architecture into structurally abnormal nodules. The progression of liver injury to cirrhosis may occur over weeks to years.
  • Insulin -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Insulin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Keutel syndrome: A rare genetic syndrome characterized by narrowing of blood flow through the pulmonary artery, calcification of cartilage (such as in nose, ear, ribs) and short end bones on fingers and toes
  • Kidney symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both kidneys.
  • Kwashiorkor: A malnutrition state that is produced by severe protein deficiency
  • Liver failure: When the liver fails to function
  • Liver symptoms: Symptoms affecting the liver
  • Low albumin: A low amount of albumin detected in the body
  • Lymphatic Obstruction: A blockage of the lymph vessels that drain fluid from body tissues and facilitate immune system cell movement through the body. Lymphatic obstruction can be caused by such things as tumors, surgery, injury and infection. Obstruction can be primary (as in the case of inherited conditions such as lymphatic hypoplasia) or secondary (as in the case of infection).
  • Malnutrition: Any disorder that relates to inadequate intake of nutrients.
  • Nephrotic syndrome: A condition involving excess loss of protein in the urine, reduced albumin levels in the blood and swelling.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Oedema: The abnormal retention of fluid in a given anatomical area
  • Pericardial effusion: Occurs when there is an abnormal collection of fluid within the pericardial sac
  • Premenstrual syndrome: A collection of symptoms that some women suffer that occurs directly before menstruation
  • Right heart failure: Heart failure of the right side of the heart
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • Swollen lymph nodes: Swelling or enlargement of the lymph nodes

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Generalised Oedema:

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