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40 Possible Causes for Ankle Edema, Pleurisy, Polyserositis, Recurrent Chest Pain

  • Polyserositis

    Pleuritis, Perikarditis; Med.) … Das große Fremdwörterbuch polyserositis — poly·serositis … English syllables polyserositis — n. inflammation of the membranes that line the[] Recurrent polyserositis is a disorder characterized by paroxysms of fever accompanied by abdominal and chest pain, due to inflammation of the peritoneum and the pleura.[] Diagnosis of polyserositis is based on the clinical symptoms of pleurisy, pericarditis or peritonitis and typical radiographic changes.[] Poliserozita clinical picture is variable and depends on the number and extent of organ damage — see pleurisy, pericarditis, peritonitis.[]

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  • Familial Mediterranean Fever

    The disorder has been given various names including familial paroxysmal polyserositis, periodic peritonitis, recurrent polyserositis, benign paroxysmal peritonitis, and periodic[] Abstract Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive disease characterized by recurrent episodes of painful inflammation in the abdomen, chest, or joints.[] Synonyms Familial mediterranean fever Clinical Information A group of hereditary autoinflammation diseases, characterized by recurrent fever, abdominal pain, headache, rash, pleurisy[] Background Information for Familial Mediterranean Fever ( MEFV ) Sequencing: Characteristics: Recurrent episodes of inflammation, fever, abdominal pain, chest pain, joint[]

    Missing: Ankle Edema
  • Pericarditis

    Colchicine In recurrent pericarditis In 1987, Rodriguez de La Serna et al 3 proposed colchicine as a treatment for recurrent pericarditis, in view of its ability to prevent polyserositis[] Cardiac MRI is also clinically useful for patients with recurrent chest pain after a negative ischemic evaluation.[] Patients with constrictive pericarditis also can have breathing difficulties, together with edema (swelling) of the ankles, legs and abdomen.[] , upper abdomen, and left shoulder the pain is less intense when the patient sits up or leans forward and worsens when lying down; it may worsen with a deep breath, like pleurisy[]

  • Juvenile Onset Stills Disease

    Symptoms included fever of 38.6 C, a rash affecting the upper body and limbs, joint pain and edema in the knees, wrists and ankles with a duration of one month.[] […] these are: An enlarged spleen or liver Sore throat Inflammation of the lining of your lungs or heart Swollen lymph nodes in your neck Weight loss Abdominal swelling and pain Pleurisy[] Arthritis (SJIA) (also known as Stills) can have recurrent fevers, a macular rash, joint pain, joint deformities, an enlarged liver and/or spleen, and can occasionally have polyserositis[] Additional symptoms include: Abdominal pain and swelling Pain when taking a deep breath (pleurisy) Sore throat Swollen lymph nodes (glands) Weight loss The spleen or liver[]

    Missing: Recurrent Chest Pain
  • Adult-Onset Still Disease

    Adult onset Still’s disease with respiratory distress syndrome, polyserositis and disseminated intravascular coagulation: a case with a fatal outcome.[] Symptoms included fever of 38.6 C, a rash affecting the upper body and limbs, joint pain and edema in the knees, wrists and ankles with a duration of one month.[] Other signs and symptoms may include abdominal pain, pleurisy , swollen lymph nodes , and weight loss.[] Caspary , Polyserositis with adult Still's disease onset during pregnancy , Clinical Rheumatology , 10.1007/BF02242954 , 13 , 3 , (513-517) , (1994) . Jerry C.[]

    Missing: Recurrent Chest Pain
  • Acute Pericarditis

    Gastrointestinal effects of long-term colchicine therapy in patients with recurrent polyserositis. Dig Dis Sci . 1982 ; 27 : 723–727.[] CONCLUSIONS: Children presenting with chest pain require further investigation if electrocardiographs show any abnormalities.[] Although the differential diagnosis of chest pain is extensive, certain features point strongly to pericarditis, especially pleuritic pain that is relieved by sitting forward[] The pain is typically relieved by leaning forwards The differentials for this type of pain are basically pleurisy and pericarditis Fever – a low grade fever may be present[]

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  • Idiopathic Recurrent Pericarditis

    Based on the proven efficacy of colchicine in preventing polyserositis in FMF, colchicine has been proposed for the treatment of recurrent pericarditis and is able to decrease[] Launbjerg J, Fruergaard P, Hesse B, Jørgensen F, Elsborg L, Petri A (1996) Long-term risk of death, cardiac events and recurrent chest pain in patients with acute chest pain[] Patients with constrictive pericarditis also can have breathing difficulties, together with edema (swelling) of the ankles, legs and abdomen.[] Chest x-ray revealed cardiomegaly and right pleurisy. The electro-cardiogram found diffuse microvoltage and flattening T-wave.[]

  • Amyloidosis in Familial Mediterranean Fever

    The inflammatory attacks are associated with fever Applies To Benign paroxysmal peritonitis Hereditary amyloid nephropathy Periodic familial polyserositis Recurrent polyserositis[] They include: recurrent hereditary polyserositis, benign paroxysmal peritonitis, familial paroxysmal polyserositis, paroxysmal polyserositis, familial recurrent polyserositis[] Chest pain Pleuritis, also called pleurisy , occurs in up to half of the affected individuals in certain ethnic groups. The pain is usually on one side of the chest.[] Recurrent peritonitis or abdominal pain Recurrent arthritis Recurrent pleuritis or chest pain A family history of FMFResolution of fever and associated symptoms when treated[]

    Missing: Ankle Edema
  • Heart Failure

    Intravenous administration should be considered in patients with ischaemic chest pain resistant to opiates, recurrent ischaemia, hypertension, tachycardia, or arrhythmia.[] 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[] […] pneumonitis, food/vomitus 147,837 31,772 21.5 20 Hypertension with complications and secondary hypertension 211,243 45,309 21.4 21 Chronic ulcer of skin 50,845 10,823 21.3 22 Pleurisy[] *New and recurrent MI and fatal CHD. †Age 20 years. ‡Age 18 years. §All ages. Age 35 years. ¶BRFSS. 2 #Regular leisure-time physical activity. **Total mentions.[]

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  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

    PATIENT CONCERNS: A 29-year-old man presented with chest pain, decreased exercise capacity, dyspnoea, and haemoptysis.[] We report CTEPH in a 58-year-old male who had pleurisy with a small haemorrhagic pleural effusion three months ago.[] The most common presenting symptom in patients with PAH is persistent dyspnoea when exercising, while chest pain, fatigue, weakness, light-headedness and syncope may also[] Computed tomography pulmonary angiography revealed multiple, recurrent pulmonary embolisms and complete obstruction of the left pulmonary artery.[]

    Missing: Polyserositis

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