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- Lipedema -- The Non-Lymphatic Masquerader. Beninson, Joseph; Edelglass, John W. // Angiology;Aug1984, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p506
Two cases of lipedema are presented. They illustrate this clinical syndrome which occurs almost exclusively in women and presents as grossly enlarged legs, thighs and buttocks. The etiology remains uncertain. Although infrequently diagnosed, lipedema is not rare. We report success treating such...
- High-Altitude Hazard. Marshall, Adriene // Pulmonary Reviews;Jan2007, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p23
The article discusses research being done on patent foramen ovale (PFO) and high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE). It references a study by Y. Allemann et al published in a 2006 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association." Researchers discovered that mountain climbers who are...
- angioedema. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p61
The article provides information on angioedema. Angioneurotic oedema is caused by allergy resulting in the rapid development of swellings similar to of the skin, but also other sites in the body. The most common causes are food allergy, insect stings, infections and drug allergy.
- eÂ·deÂ·ma. // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p108
A definition of the term "edema" is presented. It refers to an excessive accumulation of fluid in body tissue that results in swelling.
- Maternal Illness in Hydrops Fetalis. // Clinical Pediatrics;Nov1964, Vol. 3 Issue 11, special section p11
Focuses on maternal illness in hydrops fetalis. Symptoms of hydrops; Association of the symptoms of the disease with the death of the fetus; Etiology of the maternal syndrome; Imbalance between the activity of Langhans layer and the synctial layer which produces steroids.
- hydrochlorothiazide. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p288
The article presents information on hydrochlorothiazide, is a drug used in the treatment of edema and is administered orally.
- CLINICAL EXPERIENCE WITH TRICHLORMETHIAZIDE IN EDEMA. Reisman Jr., Edward E. // Angiology;Feb1963, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p59
Trichlormethiazide, 2 or 4 mg, or trichlormethiazide, 2 or 4 mg with reserpine, 0.1 mg, was administered once or twice daily to 40 patients with edema. Most patients who received the diuretic alone had congestive heart disease. The patients who received the compound had essential hypertension or...
- Oedema. // Encyclopedic Reference of Molecular Pharmacology;2004, p683
This encyclopedia entry defines the term "oedema." It is an accumulation of interstitial fluid to a point where it is visible. When fluid volume reached 2-3 liters, oedema begins to form. A shift of fluid into the interstitial space due to primary disturbances in the hydraulic forces governing...
- Edema. // New Harvard Guide to Women's Health;2004, p214
Presents a women's guide to edema, also called bloating or fluid retention. Causes; Risk factors; Symptoms and diagnosis; Treatment.