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Descriptor in English: Edema
Descriptor in Spanish: Edema
Descriptor in Portuguese: Edema
Descriptor in French: Oedème
Entry term(s): Anasarca
Dropsy
Hydrops
Tree number(s): C23.888.277
Scope note: Abnormal fluid accumulation in TISSUES or body cavities. Most cases of edema are present under the SKIN in SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE.
Annotation: general: prefer specifics; coordinate IM with organ/diseases term (IM); egg-white edema: coordinate IM with OVALBUMIN (NIM if indexed at all); EPH (Edema, Proteinuria, Hypertension) = GESTOSIS, EPH & do not index under EDEMA unless it is particularly discussed
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Angioedema MeSH
Brain Edema MeSH
Hydrops Fetalis MeSH
Laryngeal Edema MeSH
Lymphedema MeSH
Macular Edema MeSH
Papilledema MeSH
Pulmonary Edema MeSH
DeCS UI: 4555
Descriptor UI: D004487
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Edema - Preferred
Concept UI M0007051
Scope note Abnormal fluid accumulation in TISSUES or body cavities. Most cases of edema are present under the SKIN in SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE.
Preferred term Edema
Entry term(s) Dropsy
Hydrops
Anasarca - Narrower
Concept UI M0550339
Preferred term Anasarca



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