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22 Possible Causes for Ankle Edema, Discoloration of the Lower Extremity, Eczema

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    A 20-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with a one-day history of fever and acute, painful symmetric polyarthritis that involved the wrists, elbows, and ankles.[nejm.org] Dermatological manifestations can appear as infusion reaction, vasculitis, cutaneous infections, psoriasis, eczema, and skin cancer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Joint pain – Pain or soreness comes in the joints, usually the knees and ankles. It tends to move around from one area to another.[nationwidechildrens.org]

  • Varicose Veins

    Learn more: Swollen feet, ankles, and hands (edema) during pregnancy Itching during pregnancy Help for common pregnancy skin problems[babycenter.com] Severe venous reflux can result in skin discoloration, severe swelling, and lower extremity wounds that do not heal well.[health.ucsd.edu] For more serious complications such as varicose eczema or varicose ulcers it would be wise to have the varicose veins treated in order to improve the eczema or ulcers.[palmclinic.co.nz]

  • Stasis Dermatitis

    Earlier signs, such as prominent superficial veins and pitting ankle edema, are well known.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms Swelling around the ankles that usually goes away while you’re asleep but comes back the next day Discoloration of the skin or hyperpigmentation on the lower extremities[verywellhealth.com] Stasis dermatitis or varicose eczema, is a kind of eczema, a skin disorder that can occur in people who have varicose veins. It happens because of poor circulation.[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    A 38-year-old Sri Lankan man presented with acute pancreatitis and later he developed progressive abdominal distention with bilateral ankle edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient's left lower extremity was discolored, tender, and swollen, although it had not progressed to venous gangrene or dermal necrosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Continued inflammation and irritation can lead to skin breakdown, eczema and the development of skin ulcers.[umcvc.org]

  • Venous Insufficiency

    Symptoms of Chronic Venous Insufficiency include: Swelling of the legs or ankles (edema) Pain that worsens with prolonged sitting or standing Pain that improves with leg elevation[precisionvir.com] CVI frequently causes Inflammatory skin disease (stasis dermatitis) on the lower extremities of patients with CVI, followed by development of reddish-brown skin discoloration[lymphnotes.com] RESULTS: The healing of ulcers and resolution of venous eczema in 6 months were considered the primary end-point.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Postphlebitic Syndrome

    The patient who has a blood clot in the leg, needs to use elastic compression stockings which help keep fluid from pooling around your ankle (edema).[thrombophiliac.com] Despite compression stockings and exercise therapy for 3 months, the patient still had persistent lower extremity pitting edema, and discoloration of feet and ankle with significant[cdt.amegroups.com] The complications after DVT may include persistent edema (swelling), pain, purpura (bleeding into the skin), increased skin pigmentation, eczematoid ( eczema -like) dermatitis[medicinenet.com]

  • Venous Disorder of Lower Extremity

    Diameters of varicose veins can range from 3 mm to 8 mm.2 Edema & leg or ankle swelling with and without skin changes Edema and swollen ankles are the next progressive states[thepremierveincenter.com] B) an open wound on the lower extremities. C) brownish or grayish discoloration of the skin. D) hard, waxy, hyperpigmented tissue with swelling of the surrounding areas.[netce.com] […] vascular net, then venous nods become highlighted and contrast, later it leads to spasmodic pain, and in the long term result, there serious complications - vein inflammation, eczema[gkklinika.com]

  • Venous Stasis Ulcer

    Type of Wound Characteristics Risk Factors Venous Ulcer Shallow Superficial Irregular shape Small to large Painful related to edema, phlebitis, or infection Usually appear[lhsc.on.ca] Location Venous stasis ulcer is basically located and found at the distal extremity, lower leg.[howshealth.com] Medial malleolus most often affected Irregular, flat border Associated findings Dependent Edema Varicose Vein s Purpura Red-brown Skin Discoloration Venous dermatitis ( Eczema[fpnotebook.com]

  • Kaposi Sarcoma

    ) with clinical signs of venous disease (edema, varicose veins) (19) OR Presence of trauma-related ulcer for more than 6 weeks Exclusion Criteria: Patients with peripheral[clinicaltrials.gov] , often lower extremity Microscopic (histologic) description Spindle cells forming slits with extravasated red blood cells, hemosiderin laden macrophages, lymphocytes and[pathologyoutlines.com] Because Paget’s disease often originates from breast duct cancer, the eczema-like cancer usually appears around the nipple.[massey.vcu.edu]

  • Edema

    The most common way of finding out if the swelling in the ankle is due to Ankle Edema, is by checking for pain. The swelling due to edema is painless.[npa1.org] extremities, with brownish discoloration, discomfort but not marked pain, and sometimes skin ulcers Often associated with varicose veins Clinical evaluation Extrinsic venous[merckmanuals.com] […] slimmer, strimmer, swimmer, trimmer, zimmer • enigma, sigma, stigma • Wilma, Wilmer •charisma • Gordimer • polymer •ulema • anima • enema • cinema, minima •maxima • Bessemer • eczema[encyclopedia.com]

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