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52 Possible Causes for Abdominal Wall Edema, Subcutaneous Edema

  • Omphalitis

    Fifteen of these patients died soon after emergence of anterior abdominal wall edema and cellulitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms may VARY depending on bacteria and can include poorly healed, open navels or enlarged navels, subcutaneous edema (large fluid volume in the abdomen), bluish color[backyardchickens.com] Other possible lesions may involve subcutaneous edema (a build-up of fluid beneath the skin), ruptured yolks, and peritonitis, for instance.[second-opinion-doc.com]

  • Non-immune Hydrops fetalis

    Figure 1 : Fetal USG image (transverse view) showing scalp edema (arrow) Click here to view Figure 2 : Fetal USG image (transverse view) showing ascites with abdominal wall[jmedsoc.org] Clinical description NIHF presents during the gestational period and manifests as pleural and pericardial effusion, ascites and subcutaneous edema in the fetus.[orpha.net] There was marked subcutaneous edema of the fetus.[jemds.com]

  • Anasarca

    Over the past 6 months he gained 30 lbs with worsening lower extremity, abdominal wall, and scrotal edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] [G. ana, through, sarx ( sark- ), flesh] anasarca (an əsär kə) , n (dropsy), generalized edema. anasarca extensive subcutaneous edema; an expression of a generalized edema[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] 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] Despite improvement in pulmonary congestion and peripheral edema, his ascites was not reduced.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Subcutaneous and peritoneal biopsies revealed amyloidosis. Amyloidosis is rare in the peritoneum and is usually asymptomatic.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Scleroderma

    He initially tolerated the therapy well, but after 16 treatments he began experiencing skin thickening and edema of the abdominal wall, which progressed down the trunk and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] edema, late–skin induration, skin ulcers, pinched face, dyspnea due to lung fibrosis, cor pulmonale Immunology Autoantibodies–eg, anti-nuclear, anti-centromere, anti-topoisomerase[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Dermatology An idiopathic condition characterized by induration of skin due to collagen deposition Clinical Raynaud's phenomenon followed by arthralgia, arthritis, early–subcutaneous[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Toxic Megacolon

    SAC, i.e., diffuse colonic wall thickening, submucosal edema, pericolonic fat stranding and ascites, and CT findings of TM reported in the literature, i.e., segmental colonic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] edema.[revistagastroenterologiamexico.org] Megacolon is considered present if the diameter of the colon is 5.5 cm or more, with apparent edema of the bowel wall on plain abdominal radiographs.[gastrointestinalatlas.com]

  • Lymphangioma Circumscriptum

    Patient was disease free till July 1992, when she presented with subcutaneous edema of abdominal wall in hypogastric region, pubic region, and labia majora, with severe itching[journals.lww.com] Patients suffer from edema and lymphatic leakage. Surgical excision and reconstruction is the gold standard for therapy. However, this can be mutilating.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patient was disease free till July 1992, when she presented with subcutaneous edema of abdominal wall in hypogastric region, pubic region, and labia majora, with severe itching[journals.lww.com]

  • Idiopathic Scrotal Edema

    We describe the ultrasound and CT findings of acute idiopathic scrotal edema in a 72-year-old male with coexistent involvement of the inferior abdominal wall.[radiologycases.com] The condition is characterized by a minimally painful scrotal swelling produced by subcutaneous edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In addition, there were positive shifting dullness, both lower extremities swelling, and mild abdominal wall varices.[austinpublishinggroup.com]

  • Ventricular Aneurysm

    Ventricular diverticulum (associated with defects in the diaphragm, pericardium and abdominal wall) (6). Developmental defect of the septum transversum.[fetalultrasound.com] edema at 27 wks.[fetalultrasound.com] […] coronary artery Intrauterine demise at 31 weeks (5) 28 wks No cardiac failure or arrhythmia Demise post surgical repair (7) 21 wks Ascites, pleural effusions and subcutaneous edema[fetalultrasound.com]

  • Purpura

    Radiologic GI findings mainly include bowel ischemia with thumbprinting and bowel-wall edema, which is sometimes visible on abdominal radiographs.[emedicine.medscape.com] Subcutaneous edema. Swelling just below the skin. Encephalopathy. Dysfunction of the brain. Orchitis. Inflammation of the testicle(s).[stanfordchildrens.org] Inflammation of the kidneys (nephritis) Swelling just below the skin (subcutaneous edema) Dysfunction of the brain (encephalopathy) Inflammation of the testicles (orchitis[chop.edu]

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