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Macular edema

Fluid accumulation in the outer layer of the MACULA LUTEA that results from intraocular or systemic insults. It may develop in a diffuse pattern where the macula appears thickened or it may acquire the characteristic petaloid appearance referred to as cystoid macular edema. Although macular edema may be associated with various underlying conditions, it is most commonly seen following intraocular surgery, venous occlusive disease, DIABETIC RETINOPATHY, and posterior segment inflammatory disease. (From Survey of Ophthalmology 2004; 49(5) 470-90) [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
75732
Concept ID:
C0271051
Disease or Syndrome
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Edema

Edema means swelling caused by fluid in your body's tissues. It usually occurs in the feet, ankles and legs, but it can involve your entire body. Causes of edema include. -Eating too much salt. -Sunburn. -Heart failure. -Kidney disease. -Liver problems from cirrhosis. -Pregnancy. -Problems with lymph nodes, especially after mastectomy. -Some medicines. -Standing or walking a lot when the weather is warm. To keep swelling down, your health care provider may recommend keeping your legs raised when sitting, wearing support stockings, limiting how much salt you eat, or taking a medicine called a diuretic - also called a water pill. .  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
4451
Concept ID:
C0013604
Finding; Pathologic Function
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Macular edema

MedGen UID:
808116
Concept ID:
CN220889
Finding
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Edema

An abnormal accumulation of fluid beneath the skin, or in one or more cavities of the body. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
504667
Concept ID:
CN000907
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