pitting edema


: edema in which pitting results in a depression in the edematous tissue which disappears only slowly

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“Pitting edema.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pitting%20edema. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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