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Edema MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Edema
Tree Number(s)
C23.888.277
Unique ID
D004487
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004487
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
Scope Note
Abnormal fluid accumulation in TISSUES or body cavities. Most cases of edema are present under the SKIN in SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE.
Entry Term(s)
Anasarca
Dropsy
Hydrops
See Also
Angioedema
Brain Edema
Hydrops Fetalis
Laryngeal Edema
Lymphedema
Macular Edema
Papilledema
Pulmonary Edema
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Edema Preferred
Anasarca Narrower
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