pretibial edema


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pretibial edema

Edema of the lower leg anterior to the shin (the tibia).
See also: edema
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The survey included Liberian refugees and Guineans and assessed weight and height (recumbent length in children <85 cm), measles vaccination status (by history and vaccination card), presence of pretibial edema (indicative of kwashiorkor), and the occurrence of diarrheal episodes and other diseases.
She had mild pretibial edema throughout the pregnancy, and at 35 weeks gestation she required bed rest to control the edema and her blood pressure.