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151 Possible Causes for Abdominal Wall Edema, Edema

  • Heart Failure

    Major criteria: · Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea · Neck vein distention · Rales · Radiographic cardiomegaly (increasing heart size on chest radiography) · Acute pulmonary edema[medicalcriteria.com] 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] Increased central venous pressure ( 16 cm H2O at right atrium) · Hepatojugular reflux · Weight loss 4.5 kg in 5 days in response to treatment Minor criteria: · Bilateral ankle edema[medicalcriteria.com]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Abdominal ultrasonography revealed liver parenchymal echo thickening; widening of the hepatic vein, the right hepatic vein, and the inferior vena cava; gallbladder wall edema[omicsonline.org] A heart attack may cause pulmonary edema.[healthcommunities.com] Right sided Heart Failure Right sided heart failure Right sided heart failure Jugular venous distention Right Sided heart failure Edema (e.g. pedal scrotum, sacrum,) Right[quizlet.com]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    . • Some present with scrotal,labial edema n respiratory compromise.rarely there is diarrhoea secondary to edema of the bowel wall • Occasionlly,NS presents critically ill[slideshare.net] A collection of symptoms that include severe edema, proteinuria, and hypoalbuminemia; it is indicative of renal dysfunction.[icd9data.com] NOS Nephritis: nephrotic NOS with edema NOS Nephrosis NOS Renal disease with edema NOS ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 581.9 : Anasarca 782.3[icd9data.com]

  • Anasarca

    Over the past 6 months he gained 30 lbs with worsening lower extremity, abdominal wall, and scrotal edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] edema), and dermatomyositis (periorbital edema associated with a heliotrope-colored rash).[thebigl.co] The examiner tests for pitting edema of the abdominal wall. Image Source: Just In Time Medicine. Michigan Stage University.[healthfixit.com]

  • Ascites

    Cirrhosis - muscle mass loss, icteric sclera, spider angioma, palmar erythema, pedal edema, gynecomastia, prominent abdominal wall veins (caput medusae), palpable firm liver[clinicaladvisor.com] Compartmentalization of ascites and edema probably causes some complications that follow attempts to remove abnormal extracellular-fluid collections by paracentesis or diuresis[doi.org] Massive ascites causes tautness of the abdominal wall and flattening of the umbilicus.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Malignant Ascites

    The complications of the shunt included transient edema (four patients), transient intravascular coagulation (four patients), and fever (two patients).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] "Compartmentalization of ascites and edema in patients with hepatic cirrhosis". N. Engl. J. Med. 282 (25): 1391–6. doi : 10.1056/NEJM197006182822502.[en.wikipedia.org] The goal is weight loss of no more than 1.0 kg/day for people with both ascites and peripheral edema and no more than 0.5 kg/day for people with ascites alone. [11] In those[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Inferior Vena Cava Syndrome

    In addition, if the thrombus is confined to the cava and does not involve the iliac or femoral system, the collateral pathways form along the posterior abdominal wall.[emedicine.medscape.com] Edema of the lower extremities (peripheral edema), caused by an increase in the venous blood pressure. Tachycardia.[en.wikipedia.org] Compression of the inferior vena cava by the distended urinary bladder is rare but is usually found in the presence of lower extremity edema.[scholars.northwestern.edu]

  • Inferior Vena Cava Plication

    […] one or more major complications- cardiopulmonary problems in five; bleeding in five; chylous ascites or large pleural effusions in two patients each; and lower extremity edema[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The rates for operative mortality and recurrent PE were similar to those of caval ligation, yet the rate for limb edema was reduced.[sci.rutgers.edu] In a 1967 paper from Johns Hopkins, the most common “late” morbidity from caval interruption was “edema” in 71%, and only 40% of patients with edema were severe enough to[veindirectory.org]

  • Water Intoxication

    Abstract An Army trainee developed acute water intoxication, hyponatremia, pulmonary edema, and fatal cerebral edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A 31-year-old woman with untreated chronic schizophrenia developed extreme polydipsia which rapidly led to coma and death due to cerebral edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The misinterpretation of his symptoms as those of dehydration and heat injury led to continued efforts at oral hydration until catastrophic cerebral and pulmonary edema developed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Angioedema

    The symptoms are characterized by severe pain, nausea, and vomiting as a result of bowel wall edema, which often mimics a bowel obstruction.[web.archive.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] 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]

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