anasarca


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anasarca

 [an″ah-sahr´kah]
generalized massive edema.

an·a·sar·ca

(an'ă-sar'kă),
A generalized infiltration of edema fluid into subcutaneous connective tissue.
Synonym(s): hydrosarca
[G. ana, through, + sarx (sark-), flesh]

anasarca

(ăn′ə-sär′kə)
n.
A general accumulation of serous fluid in various tissues and body cavities.

an′a·sar′cous (-sär′kəs) adj.

anasarca

Diffuse systemic oedema due to an accumulation of fluid in the interstitial space.

Aetiology
Liver failure, resulting in a loss of protein production and decreased oncotic pressure; kidney failure, resulting in proteinuria and decreased oncotic pressure; fluid overload; heart failure; chemotherapeutic agents, resulting in capillary leakage syndrome.

an·a·sar·ca

(an'ah-sahr'kă)
A generalized infiltration of edematous fluid into subcutaneous connective tissue.
[G. ana, through, + sarx (sark-), flesh]

anasarca

An old-fashioned term for fluid accumulation in the tissues (OEDEMA).

an·a·sar·ca

(an'ah-sahr'kă)
A generalized infiltration of edematous fluid into subcutaneous connective tissue.
[G. ana, through, + sarx (sark-), flesh]
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20% of patient had developed pedal edema with/without anasarca and 14% had oliguria in our study.
Ese dia comenzo su cuadro agudo de fiebre, artralgias, poliartritis de manos y pies, edema generalizado (anasarca), vomito, diarrea, exantema y coma profundo dos horas antes de morir.
The case presented here is a female patient who was confined to bed for six months with anasarca malnutrition and malabsorbtion syndrome with other co morbid conditions posted for laparotomy as a semi emergency for intestinal obstruction.
Dystocia due to foetal anasarca with achondroplasia in a goat--a case report.
La anasarca fue disminuyendo, presento como complicacion del edema vulvar una ulcera en labio mayor del lado izquierdo.
Obstructive dystocia can be due to fetal maldisposition, fetal anomalies (hydrocephalus, fetal anasarca and schistosomus reflexus etc.) and can cause secondary uterine inertia (Arthur et al, 2001)
The external autopsy examination revealed anasarca with ascites, jaundice, diffuse petechiae and purpura, and a presacral decubitus ulcer.
This was suggestive of single fetus with a large multiseptated cystic lesion in the head and neck region with fetal ascites, bilateral pleural effusion, anasarca and oligohydramnios.
Fetal anasarca also called hydrops fetalis is a rare clinical condition in canines though seen most commonly in cattle and may affect sheep (Roberts, 1971).
Anasarca was present, most prominently on the chest, abdomen, and in the genitourinary tract.
Oedema occurs initially in the lower legs but may progress to massive oedema or anasarca. Proteinuria is defined as 300 mg or more of protein in a 24 hour urine sample [2] or 100mg/dl or more in atleast two or more random samples collected six or more hours apart.
Anatomic Diagnosis.--The diagnosis was: marked fatty changes of the liver; moderate edema of the leptomeninges; hyperplasia of the spleen; marked passive hyperemia of the kidneys and bowel lining; sclerosis of the aorta and front mitral leaflet; submucous minute petechial hemorrhages of the pancreatic duct; varicose veins of the lower extremities; slight anasarca (ankles); acute catarrhal conjunctivitis; fibrous adhesions between the liver and diaphragm, spleen and diaphragm, and spleen and liver.