OJBD  Vol.5 No.2 , June 2015
Development of Feet Edema on Contact with a Cemented Floor in Specific Individuals with Genetic Predisposition
ABSTRACT
Edema is a sign/symptom which has origin diverse causes and mechanisms of installations. I do believe that it can be classified into appendicular and axial edemas with reference to the body division rather than the present classification of peripheral edema and other edemas. Edema being a sign/symptom as an entity does cause other signs and symptoms in the body. From observations, I do believe that a cemented floor causes the development of feet edema in specific individuals with genetic predisposition. This can be confirmed by the fact that when these persons place their feet on somewhere else rather than the floor, they do not develop an edema.

Cite this paper
Njikeh, K. (2015) Development of Feet Edema on Contact with a Cemented Floor in Specific Individuals with Genetic Predisposition. Open Journal of Blood Diseases, 5, 13-15. doi: 10.4236/ojbd.2015.52003.
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