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1,544 Possible Causes for Arthritis, Facial Swelling

  • Acromegaly

    This leads to coarse facial features, soft tissue swelling (including the tongue), enlargement of the hands and feet, respiratory problems, hypertension, diabetes mellitus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spontaneous rupture of flexor tendons within the carpal tunnel is rare in the absence of rheumatoid arthritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms may include: swelling of the hands and feet facial features become coarse as bones grow body hair becomes coarse as the skin thickens and/or darkens increased perspiration[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    Signs and symptoms of a sinus infection include: Facial swelling Sore throat Bad breath Tooth pain Sensitive teeth Dizziness Pain or pressure around the eyes or cheeks From[emedicinehealth.com] Hearing loss in patients with autoimmune diseases, such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA, Wegener's granulomatosis), or rheumatoid arthritis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] His arthritis resembled that of a patient with florid, untreated, polyarticular rheumatoid arthritis.[hopkinsarthritis.org]

  • Mumps

    More specific features include facial swelling (parotitis) in 95% and/or testicular pain (orchitis).[radiopaedia.org] Rare complications caused by mumps include infections of the brain and spinal cord, arthritis, kidney and pancreas problems, deafness, and inflammation of the ovaries.[adultvaccination.org] Individuals with facial swelling (swollen neck or cheek) should consult their health care provider or SCHD at (901)222-9243 and stay in isolation for five days after onset[shelbytnhealth.com]

  • Dermatomyositis

    As the condition improves, the dose will be lowered to help reduce the side effects of steroids, which include weight gain, increased risk of infection and facial swelling[mctlawyers.com] […] of arthritis.[arthritis.about.com] Common side effects include weight gain, increased appetite, mood changes, increased risk for infections and facial swelling.[cincinnatichildrens.org]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. . Accessed Jan. 2, 2013. Nippoldt TB (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.[web.archive.org] Oral corticosteroids may be necessary to treat inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and asthma.[mayoclinic.org] […] lead to diabetes Headache Bone loss, leading to fractures over time When to see a doctor If you're taking corticosteroid medications to treat a condition, such as asthma, arthritis[web.archive.org]

  • Serum Sickness

    There is also often facial swelling and lymph node enlargement. The kidneys are commonly affected.[dermnetnz.org] We report a patient who developed a serum sickness-like illness characterized by fever, arthritis, haematuria and a purpuric eruption 7 days following streptokinase therapy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Five adolescents developed a rash and arthralgias/arthritis after taking minocycline for 10-30 days. Symptoms resolved gradually after the medication was stopped.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hashimoto Thyroiditis

    Physical findings may include cold, dry skin, facial edema particularly periorbital as well as nonpitting edema involving the hands and feet, brittle nails, bradycardia, delayed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Publication type, MeSH terms, Substances Publication type Case Reports MeSH terms Adolescent Antigens, CD/genetics Arthritis, Juvenile/complications* Arthritis, Juvenile/genetics[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Currently her inflammatory markers are normal, arthritis is inactive and diabetes is well controlled.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome

    Carcinoid of the foregut produces a more intense and erythematous flush, sometimes associated with itching, conjunctival suffusion, and facial edema suggestive of histamine.Occasionally[aboutcancer.com] These cause symptoms such as flushing, diarrhoea, cramping abdominal pain, serious heart damage, arthritis and asthma.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Facial edema, macular erythema, periorbital edema. Steatorrhea, chronic diarrhea. Pulm.[enotes.tripod.com]

  • Scedosporium Infection

    These syndromes may be either asymptomatic or symptomatic, in which case typical features such as epistaxis, facial edema, pallor, earache that may progress to tympanic membrane[symptoma.com] Risk: Benefit profile of etanercept in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, or psoriatic arthritis.[e-ijd.org] Arthritis, osteomyelitis, eye infections and onychomycosis are the other localized diseases.[ijpmonline.org]

  • Erysipelas

    In one patient, the facial lesion followed the onset of fever by 48 hours, and, in the other, the facial swelling preceded the fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] erysipelas can be divided into the 2 groups of nonseptic complications (mainly bursitis), which are characterized by a favorable outcome, and septic complications (osteitis, arthritis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Causative organism* Streptococci are the primarycause of erysipelas.* Most facial infections areattributed to group Astreptococci,*lower extremity infectionsbeing caused by[slideshare.net]

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