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Related to inflammatory edema: brawny edema
a swelling due to effusion of fluid in the soft parts surrounding a focus of inflammation.
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Edema associated with inflammation. The cause is assumed to be damage to the capillary endothelium. It is usually nonpitting and localized, red, tender, and warm.
See also: edema
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