Entity: Swelling_(medical)

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medical parlance swelling transient enlargement protuberance body tumors cause congenital traumatic inflammatory neoplastic miscellaneous occur body generalized specific part organ affected localized swelling considered five characteristics inflammation pain heat redness loss function general sense suffix megaly indicate growth hepatomegaly acromegaly splenomegaly body part swell response injury infection disease underlying lump swelling — especially swelling ankle occur body circulating fluid generalized swelling massive edema called anasarca common sign severely ill people slight edema difficult detect untrained eye especially overweight person massive edema obvious congenital swellings present birth eg hemangioma meningocele congenital swellings appear birth later life eg branchial cyst dermatoid cyst thyroglossal cyst traumatic swellings develop immediately trauma eg hematoma dislocation inflammatory swelling acute chronic variety presentations acute swellings redness local fever pain impairment function affected organ related lymph nodes affected show signs acute lymphadenitis chronic inflammatory swellings show signs acute inflammatory swellings subdued form case edema occur swellings differentiated neoplastic swellings fact neoplastic swellings recede size inflammatory swellings show occasional diminution neoplastic swellings benign malignant following medical conditions possible causes swelling symptoms general possible causes localized swelling possible causes skin swelling causes generalized swelling possible causes swollen limb possible mild swelling away things done relieve symptoms hasten process hi rice aid method rest protecting affected area long taught short term solution application oxygen known assist reduction swelling ...

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