Search Results for: edema


Swelling around the optic disk, the area where the optic nerve (the nerve that carries messages from the eye to the brain) enters the eyeball. Papilledema … [Read more...]

pulmonary edema

A buildup of fluid in the alveoli (air spaces) in the lungs. This keeps oxygen from getting into the blood. Pulmonary edema is usually caused by heart problems, … [Read more...]


A condition in which extra lymph fluid builds up in tissues and causes swelling. It may occur in an arm or leg if lymph vessels are blocked, damaged, or removed … [Read more...]

Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome

A rare, overgrowth disorder in which babies are large at birth and may develop low blood sugar. Other common symptoms are a large tongue, large internal organs, … [Read more...]


Swelling caused by excess fluid in body tissues. … [Read more...]

montelukast sodium

The orally bioavailable monosodium salt of montelukast, a selective cysteinyl leukotriene receptor antagonist with anti-inflammatory and bronchodilating … [Read more...]

hypertonic saline

Any solution of sodium chloride (NaCl) in water with a concentration of NaCl higher than that found in physiological saline (0.9% w/v). When administered in … [Read more...]


Dyazide is the brand name for a drug marketed by GlaxoSmithKline used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and edema (water retention). Dyazide is a … [Read more...]

overgrowth syndrome

A group of genetic disorders in which there is an abnormal increase in the size of the body or a body part that is often noted at birth. Examples of overgrowth … [Read more...]

lymphostatic elephantiasis

A condition in which tissue or a limb becomes very swollen and thick, and changes color. It is caused by a block in the flow of lymph and a buildup of fluid in … [Read more...]