Hinchazón de los pies

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Hinchazón de los pies

La acumulación de líquido en el cuerpo se conoce como edema. Éste se observa más comúnmente en los pies y tobillos y es particularmente notorio en esos sitios debido al efecto de la gravedad. Las causas comunes del edema son permanecer de pie o sentado por mucho tiempo, tener sobrepeso, embarazo y aumento de la edad.

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  • Last Reviewed on 05/29/2011
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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