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50 Possible Causes for cao, Increased Abdominal Girth, Leg Edema

  • Heart Failure

    Chen YM, Li ZB, Zhu M, Cao YM.[emedicine.medscape.com] The weakening of the heart's pumping ability causes Blood and fluid to back up into the lungs The buildup of fluid in the feet, ankles and legs - called edema Tiredness and[medlineplus.gov] A weak heart pumps less blood to your kidneys and causes fluid and water retention, resulting in swollen ankles, legs, and abdomen (called edema ) and weight gain.[webmd.com]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    Wang CY, Qin J, Wang J, Sun CY, Cao T, Zhu DD. Rockall score in predicting outcomes of elderly patientis with acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding.[acm.org.br] A 65-year-old male with liver cirrhosis of alcoholic etiology was admitted to hospital with bilateral leg edema, ascites, and marked weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This may be visible as an increase in abdominal girth.[13] Fetor hepaticus is a musty breath odor resulting from increased dimethyl sulfide.[14] Jaundice, or icterus is yellow[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    This patient was treated with modified Zhi Gan Cao Tang (ZGCT), three times a day for 2 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications include swelling of the legs (edema), kidney problems and fluid in the lungs.[hopkinsmedicine.org] Chen YM, Li ZB, Zhu M, Cao YM.[emedicine.com]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    Wu HM, Tang JL, Sha ZH, Cao L, Li YP. Interventions for preventing infection in nephrotic syndrome. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004;(2):CD003964. 12. Koomans HA.[aafp.org] One month after oral prednisolone was started at 40 mg daily and tapered to 10 mg daily, he developed lower leg edema on both sides and marked proteinuria (10.8 g/day).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Wu HM, Tang JL, Sha ZH, Cao L, Li YP. Interventions for preventing infection in nephrotic syndrome. Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2004;(2):CD003964. 12. Koomans HA.[aafp.org]

  • Hereditary Angioedema

    Helen Cao, Mark Biondo, Hadi Lioe, Samantha Busfield, Veronika Rayzman, Bernhard Nieswandt, Konrad Bork, Leonard C.[doi.org] Typical involvement includes the face, hands, arms, legs, genitalia, and buttocks, although the edema can localize subcutaneously at any site.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] unrelated to their menstrual cycle. 38 Symptoms are described as edema of hands, legs and face, which may be real or perceived by the patient.[doi.org]

  • Obesity

    Maximilian Buja, Lei Cao and Sergey V.[dx.doi.org] […] insufficiency) as well as increased intravascular volume associated with the decreased mobility encountered in obese individuals reducing the pumping function of calf and leg[dx.doi.org] Liping Xiong, Shirong Cao, Fenghua Xu, Qian Zhou, Li Fan, Qingdong Xu, Xueqing Yu and Haiping Mao, Association of Body Mass Index and Body Mass Index Change with Mortality[dx.doi.org]

  • Alcoholic Liver Disease

    Jian‐Gao Fan and Hai‐Xia Cao, Malnutrition and nutritional support, Cirrhosis: A practical guide to management, (124-136), (2015).[doi.org] (edema) and in the abdomen ( ascites ) Yellow color in the skin, mucous membranes, or eyes ( jaundice ) Redness on the palms of the hands In men, impotence, shrinking of[nlm.nih.gov] Hai Xia CAO and Jian Gao FAN, Fatty liver disease: A growing public health problem worldwide, Journal of Digestive Diseases, 12, 1, (1-2), (2011).[doi.org]

  • Ascites

    Liu W 1 , Zhang Z , Lin G , Luo D , Chen H , Yang H , Liang J , Liu Y , Xie J , Su Z , Cao H .[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE REPORT: We present a case of a 74-year-old male patient having massive ascites and bilateral lower leg edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 65-year-old man with a history of myocardial infarction is admitted for decreased exercise tolerance, increased abdominal girth, and ankle edema.[jamaevidence.mhmedical.com]

  • Peritoneal Metastasis

    Xiong J 1 , Li Z 1 , Zhang Y 1 , Li D 1 , Zhang G 1 , Luo X 1 , Jie Z 1 , Liu Y 1 , Cao Y 1 , Le Z 1 , Tan S 1 , Zou W 1 , Gong P 1 , Qiu L 2 , Li Y 2 , Wang H 2 , Chen H[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The major side effect was leg edema, which was easily manageable with furosemide.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On the left a 33-year-old man who complains of an increasing abdominal girth, abdominal fullness, and a palpable abdominal mass.[radiologyassistant.nl]

  • Right-Sided Heart Failure

    Chen YM, Li ZB, Zhu M, Cao YM.[emedicine.medscape.com] Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease) Symptoms for right sided heart failure are related to fluid buildup in the body: - swelling in the feet and legs ( edema ) when standing[sharecare.com] edema, abdominal right upper quadrant discomfort with nausea (especially after meals), subsequent weight loss (11 pounds) and anorexia.[austinpublishinggroup.com]