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113 Possible Causes for Affected Females Have Been Reported, Leg Edema

  • Lipedema

    Since Lipedema affects primarily women (only two cases have been reported in men), each female child of a mother who carries the gene has a 50% chance of developing Lipedema[] V. (1951) Lipedema of the legs; a syndrome characterized by fat legs and edema. Ann Intern Med. 34, 1243-1250. 2. Chen, S. G., Hsu, S. D., Chen, T. M., and Wang, H.[] At least seven cases have been reported in men with testosterone or GH deficiency, or liver disease 114, 115, 117. 2) Bilateral and symmetrical nature with minimal involvement[]

  • ALK+ Histiocytosis

    More males are affected than females, with a ratio of 1.4:1. JXG may affect all ethnicities, but few black patients with JXG have been reported [ 7 ].[] […] predominantly a disease of infancy or early childhood with a median age of onset between 5 months and 1 year [ 5 ], but congenital-type juvenile xanthogranuloma is also reported[]

  • Retractile Mesenteritis

    As such, SM predominantly affects older adults in their 60s and 70s, however, individual cases of patients in their 20s and 30s have been reported [1,3,7,8].[] His symptoms included chronic bilateral leg edema, nausea and mild change in bowel movements.[] SM is twice as common in males as in females [1,3,7,8].[]

  • Primary Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

    Malabsorption with inability to gain weight, and finally weight loss and formation of leg edema were associated with protein-losing enteropathy.[] female equally. 1 , 2 Variable clinical presentations have been reported with IL.[] edema, hypoalbuminemia, borderline lymphopenia, hypovitaminosis-D, and hypocalcemia.[]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    Since then, 45 other patients with similar features were reported on and these cases have been reviewed. 2 We describe herein what is, to our knowledge, the youngest female[] edema.[] Three months later, his clinical symptoms and edema of the legs resolved with normalization of serum total protein and albumin levels and return to his previous body.[]

  • Erysipelas

    Cases of erysipelas have been reported in all age groups, but it does appear that infants, young children, and elderly patients are most commonly affected.[] , toe-web intertrigo, excoriated leg dermatosis or plantar squamous lesions) and leg edema were independently associated with erysipelas of the leg, with respective odds ratios[] […] likely because of a greater incidence of skin injuries in younger males). [10] Other studies indicate that predisposing factors, rather than gender, account for any male/female[]

  • Vasculitis

    Summary Epidemiology Prevalence is unknown but less than 200 cases have been reported in the literature.[] Abstract A 60-year-old man with a history of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and reflux esophagitis was admitted to our hospital with hemoptysis, dyspnea, and leg edema.[] Both can contribute to transient cerebral ischemia, memory loss, stroke-like symptoms, leg pain, GI upset, thrombophlebitis, blood clots, heart arrhythmia, and more.[]

  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy Type 2B

    ) in legs, ankles and feet.[] Males with somatic mosaicism have been reported to be affected with a similar phenotype to reported females (PMID: 28462982, 28669061, 26765483).[] Shortness of breath (dyspnea), lightheadedness, dizziness or fainting, persistent cough or wheezing, lack of appetite, sudden weight gain from fluid retention and swelling (edema[]

  • Pseudomembranous Colitis

    […] older individuals, with average age at diagnosis of 53 to 69 years, although pediatric cases have been reported; there is also a female predilection, particularly in CC.[] The patient then developed purpura on the extensor surfaces of the legs and bilateral gonalgia, and exacerbation of the hematochezia.[] […] population-based cohort study in Olmstead County, Minnesota described an incidence rate of 3.1/100,000 persons and prevalence of 39.3/100,000 persons for CC. 84 MC tends to affect[]

  • Leiomyosarcoma

    These tumors most commonly affect the uterus and the abdominal cavity. [2] It occurs in the fifth to seventh decade and affects more males than females. [3] Leiomyosarcoma[] However, when leiomyosarcoma arises from a major blood vessel, symptoms of vascular compromise or leg edema may be present, as well as neurologic symptoms such as numbness[] Delayed vasomotor changes in the involved limb present as extremity coolness, skin erythema and thinning, nail changes, and edema.[]

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