High altitude peripheral edema
- Swelling of face and distal extremities is common (20% of trekkers at 14,000ft)
- Often associated with acute mountain sickness, but not in all cases
- Resolves spontaneously with descent
- High Altitude Medicine
- Gallagher, MD, Scott A.; Hackett, MD, Peter (August 28, 2018). "High altitude pulmonary edema". UpToDate. Retrieved May 2, 2019.