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Edema (cont.)

Outlook

With appropriate follow-up edema can be treated successfully. The degree of response can vary depending on the severity of the cause and the patient's underlying medical condition.

Medically reviewed by Avrom Simon, MD; Board Certified Preventative Medicine with Subspecialty in Occupational Medicine

REFERENCE:

"Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of edema in adults"
UpToDate.com


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/4/2015

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