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32 Possible Causes for Abdominal Wall Edema, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Edema

  • Heart Failure

    An increase in C-reactive protein (CRP) and a decrease in general condition may be the only signs of infection—fever may be absent.[doi.org] Major criteria: · Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea · Neck vein distention · Rales · Radiographic cardiomegaly (increasing heart size on chest radiography) · Acute pulmonary edema[web.archive.org] Both systolic and diastolic heart failure can cause edema (fluid) to build up in the lungs and the rest of the body.[jama.ama-assn.org]

  • Angioedema

    Many patients also present bowel wall edema during the crises, which clinically results in episodes of severe and debilitating abdominal pain, sometimes the only symptom of[scielo.br] Kojda, Increased Creactive protein in ACE‐inhibitor‐induced angioedema, British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 59, 2, (233-238), (2004). Hani Wadei, Scott A.[doi.org] 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 995.1 Angioneurotic edema, not elsewhere classified 2015 Billable Thru Sept 30/2015 Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015 ICD-9-CM 995.1 is a billable[icd9data.com]

  • Protein Losing Enteropathy

    Circumferential bowel wall thickening due to submucosal edema was documented in 10 (76.9%) of 13 patients.[journals.plos.org] The serum concentration of C-reactive protein was not increased after 5 days of treatment.[ccforum.biomedcentral.com] A 63-year-old woman was admitted with symptoms of watery diarrhea and generalized edema lasting for five months. She had been administered 15 mg/day of lansoprazole.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis

    GIT: Abdominal wall edema, tenderness, intestinal mass as a palpation symptoms. AXR: Extensive pneumatosis of the intestine, early ascites.[symptoma.com] Other common laboratory findings include elevated C-reactive protein (CRP), thrombocytopenia, metabolic acidosis, high or low blood glucose, and electrolyte imbalances.[journals.lww.com] Early in the course of the disease, superficial mucosal ulceration, sub mucosal edema and hemorrhage occur.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pregnancy-induced Hypertension

    Locate and determine degree of pitting.The presence of pitting edema (mild, 1 to 2 ; severe, 3 to 4 ) of face, hands, legs, sacral area, or abdominal wall, or edema that does[nurseslabs.com] CRP, C-reactive protein GDM, gestational diabetes mellitus Increased understanding of the epidemiologic context, pathophysiology, and treatment efficacy of gestational diabetes[care.diabetesjournals.org] Severe pulmonary edema occurred in a patient during the third trimester of two consecutive pregnancies, 17 months apart.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Scrotal Elephantiasis

    wall).[medicalency.com] C-reactive-protein increased. Series of autoimmune antibody tests were negative.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical examination showed wrinkled and thickened scrotal skin and right leg and foot edema.[journals.plos.org]

  • Colitis

    Both patients exhibited abdominal pain with bloody diarrhea, and abdominal computed tomography showed marked wall edema affecting an extensive portion of the large bowel.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Moreover, doctors can check blood samples for signals of inflammation, such as C-reactive protein or an increased number of white blood cells, Arsenescu told Live Science.[livescience.com] Histological changes in NEC include mucosal edema, hemorrhage, coagulation necrosis, and mucosal ulceration.[emedicine.com]

  • Acute Cholecystitis

    A longitudinal sonographic image of the gallbladder (A) demonstrates gallbladder wall thickening with edema, pericholecystic fluid, gallbladder distention, and layering sludge[jaocr.org] BACKGROUND: The diagnosis of acute cholecystitis (AC) is frequently associated with an increase in white cell count (WCC) and C-reactive protein (CRP).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the absence of hypoalbuminemia, cirrhosis, or ascites, pathognomonic RTUS findings (strict criteria) for AC were wall edema and/or pericholecystic fluid.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Phlegmonous Gastritis

    Abdominal CT showed thickening of the stomach wall with edema and gas. On the basis of symptoms and CT imaging findings, the patient was diagnosed with acute PG.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] erythrocyte sedimentation rate Elevation of C-reactive protein Unaltered levels of amylase and lipase (contrary to patients suffering from acute pancreatitis) Such results[symptoma.com] Abdominal computed tomography revealed diffuse gastric wall thickening, edema with perigastric inflammation, and upper abdominal free fluid, but no evidence of pneumoperitoneum[acgcasereports.gi.org]

  • Kawasaki Disease

    In this report, we describe a case of KD with colonal wall edema, occurred in 5-yr-old boy who complained of severe abdominal pain and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the early phase, ESR, C-reactive protein (CRP), and WBC and neutrophil counts may be increased.[uspharmacist.com] Also found in the laboratory tests can be mild normocytic anemia , thrombocytosis , elevated ESR or C-reactive protein .[physio-pedia.com]

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