pit recovery time

pit recovery time

Medtalk The time needed for subcutaneous skin to 'fill' after firm fingertip pressure, used to differentiate peripheral edema in CHF–prolonged, from tissue swelling due to hypoalbuminemia–relatively short. See Congestive heart failure, Pitting edema.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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