Medical Definition of Anasarca

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Anasarca: generalized, pronounced swelling (edema) of body tissues due to fluid buildup in subcutaneous tissues.

Kasper, D., et al. "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine." McGraw-Hill Education/Medical. 19th edition. 2015

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