Zulfiqar Rana, MD, MPH, FACP

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Tag Archives: edema


Edema evaluation

Attendance requirements:

Please see the “Guidelines” section.


  • Know the differential for this condition
  • Know how to approach a patient with this condition.
  • Know basic signs, symptoms, and treatment of other medical conditions in the differential.

Required reading:

  • Harrison’s chapter on Edema.
  • Also, review other “student slides” below. Know the differential and work-up algorithm!

Suggested reading:

Please use the text of your choice, e.g., UpToDate, Step-up to Medicine, Harrison’s, etc.

  • Pathophysiology of Edema

Student Slides: