GENERALIZED EDEMA Generalized Edema Overfill(Increased renal sodium retention, Urine Na > 40meq/L) Underfill (Urine Na < 20meq/L) Altered Startling Forces (Absolute decrease in EABV) Congestive Heart Failure "forward failure"( Relative decrease in EABV) Increased Interstitial Oncotic PressureIncreased Capillary Hydrostatic Pressure Decreased Capillary Oncotic PressureIncreased Capillary Permeability NSAIDs AKI/CKD Nephrotic Syndrome Right heart failure Constrictive pericarditis Portal hypertension Pregnancy Nephrotic syndrome Cirrhosis Inflammation Sepsis Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Allergies Burns/TraumaSigns of left ventricular failure Low serum albumin due to loss or impaired synthesisSeverely ill (e.g. in ICU) Increased blood pressure Myxedema (Hypothyroid)

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