Anasarca

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Anasarca (dropsy was the classic term in historic english), is generalized swelling of the body from accumulation of oedema fluid into subcutaneous connective tissue. Fetal anasarca, with the presence of generalized subcutaneous oedema measuring >5 mm tissue thickness on ultrasound examination is associated with end-stage hydrops fetalis.

Think - liver, kidney or heart not right - measure albumin

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