The surrounding tissue is not engorged or oedematous.
However the distended small bowel is likely to be oedematous, fragile and hypoxic, making the anastomosis more hazardous.
Repeated USS abdomen revealed persistent oedematous gall bladder along with mild splenomegaly.
The lungs are engorged and oedematous, and often show haemorrhages.
His disorder was an oedematous affection of the wind-pipe, contracted by exposure during a long ride in a snowstorm, and aggravated by neglect and by such contemporary remedies as bleeding, gargles of "molasses, vinegar and butter" and "vinegar and sage tea," which "almost suffocated him," and a blister of cantharides.