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what is soft tissue edema?

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Dr. Leonard Grossman
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Anything other than: Anything other than bone is considered to be soft tissue. Usually one sees soft tissue edema or water swelling in the lower extremities especially when you press a finger into the skin, you leave an indent that goes away in a few minutes.

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