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Edema is the abnormal buildup of fluid in a part of the body, which
can cause swelling and pain.
Some causes of edema include:
The treatment for edema depends on the cause.
Current as of:
May 27, 2016
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & David A. Szalay, MD - Vascular Surgery
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