Peripheral Edema

Etiology

Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) (see Congestive Heart Failure, [[Congestive Heart Failure]])

Exogenous Sodium Load

Drugs

  • All-Trans Retinoic Acid (ATRA) (see All-Trans Retinoic Acid, [[All-Trans Retinoic Acid]])
  • Endothelin Receptor Antagonists (see Endothelia Receptor Antagonists, [[Endothelin Receptor Antagonists]]): fluid retention may occur soon after starting agent
    • Bosentan (Tracleer) (see Bosentan, [[Bosentan]])
  • Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID) (see Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug, [[Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug]]): due to decreased PGE2 -> increased renal sodium reabsorption
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Other


References

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