Definition of Atrophedema

1. Noun. Recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema; onset is sudden and it disappears within 24 hours; seen mainly in young women, often as an allergic reaction to food or drugs.




Medical Definition of Atrophedema

1. A vascular reaction involving the deep dermis or subcutaneous or submucal tissues, representing localised oedema caused by dilatation and increased permeability of the capillaries and characterised by development of giant wheals. (18 Nov 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Atrophedema

atrium of the heart
atrium pulmonale
atrium sinistrum
atrium sinistrum cordis
atriums
atrocha
atrochae
atrocious
atrociously
atrociousness
atrociousnesses
atrocities
atrocity
atroke
atrop-
atrophedema (current term)
atrophia
atrophia cutis
atrophia maculosa varioliformis cutis
atrophia pilorum propria
atrophias
atrophic
atrophic arthritis
atrophic excavation
atrophic gastritis
atrophic glossitis
atrophic heterochromia
atrophic inflammation
atrophic kidney
atrophic pharyngitis

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