Week 2 Case 1
Case 771 Postoperative edema of legs
What is the pathophysiologic process and common mechanism of edema?
Edema is a palpable swelling produced by expansion of the interstitial fluid volume. Fluid moves
from the intravascular to the inters
What cause gangrene? What are the types of gangrene and what is the difference between
Gangrene occurs when blood cannot travel freely throughout the body, your cells cannot
survive, infection can develop, and tissue can die from gangrene. There are
Reel DX Pulmonary Cases
Asthma Case 440
1. What is Asthma?
Asthma is a disease affecting the airways that carry air to and from your lungs. People who
suffer from this chronic condition (long-lasting or recurrent) are said to be asthmatic.
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