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Edema, Cardiac MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Edema, Cardiac
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.434.482
C23.888.277.197
Unique ID
D004489
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004489
Scope Note
Abnormal fluid retention by the body due to impaired cardiac function or heart failure. It is usually characterized by increase in venous and capillary pressure, and swollen legs when standing. It is different from the generalized edema caused by renal dysfunction (NEPHROTIC SYNDROME).
Entry Term(s)
Cardiac Edema
NLM Classification #
WG 370
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HEART FAILURE, CONGESTIVE 1975-90
Online Note
search HEART FAILURE, CONGESTIVE 1966-74
History Note
91(75); was see under HEART FAILURE, CONGESTIVE 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Edema, Cardiac Preferred
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