MSH: Abnormal fluid accumulation in TISSUES or body cavities. Most cases of edema are present under the SKIN in SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE.,CSP: swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue.,NCI: Swelling caused by excess fluid in body tissues.,MEDLINEPLUS: <p>Edema means swelling caused by fluid in your body's tissues. It usually occurs in the feet, ankles and legs, but it can involve your entire body. </p><p>Causes of edema include</p><ul> <li>Eating too much salt</li> <li>Sunburn</li> <li><a href='http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/heartfailure.html'>Heart failure</a></li> <li><a href='http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/kidneydiseases.html'>Kidney disease</a></li> <li>Liver problems from <a href='http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/cirrhosis.html'>cirrhosis</a></li> <li>Pregnancy</li> <li>Problems with <a href='http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/lymphedema.html'>lymph nodes</a>, especially after <a href='http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mastectomy.html'>mastectomy</a></li> <li>Some medicines</l

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