Grades of Pitting Edema

 0+ No pitting edema 
 1+ ...
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Grades of Pitting Edema

 0+ No pitting edema 
 1+ Mild pitting edema. 2 mm depression that disappears rapidly. 
 2+ Moderate pitting edema. 4 mm depression that disappears in 10—15 seconds. 
 3+ Moderately severe pitting edema. 6 mm depression that may last more than 1 minute. 
 4+ Severe pitting edema. 8 mm depression that can last more than 2 minutes. 


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