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7 Possible Causes for Collar of Stokes

  • Ludwig's Angina

    Abstract Ludwig's angina remains a potentially lethal disease entity as it causes rapidly progressive airway obstruction, although the current mortality rate is low. Early surgical intervention should be carried out in severe cases which show signs of fluctuation, abscess formation or other serious complications. We[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    Physical examination showed collar of Stokes and extensive collateral circulation in the neck and anterosuperior thoracic region, as well as a large testicular mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of Stokes Pemberton's signSuperior vena cava syndrome usually presents more gradually with an increase in symptoms over time as malignancies increase in size or invasiveness[en.wikipedia.org] Facial swelling Venous distention in the neck and distended veins in the upper chest and arms Upper limb edema Lightheadedness Cough Edema (swelling) of the neck, called the collar[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Traumatic Asphyxia

    Abstract Eight children with traumatic asphyxia were evaluated retrospectively. There were five boys and three girls. The mechanism of injuries was motor vehicle accidents in six children. A fall in one patient and compression by lift in one patient. Clinical features of traumatic asphyxia developed in all patients. Five[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Mediastinitis

    BACKGROUND: Monitoring of biochemical markers of inflammation in acute mediastinitis (AM) can be useful in the modification of treatment. This study was a retrospective evaluation of selected biochemical parameters with negative impact on the prognosis in surgically treated patients. MATERIAL/METHODS: There were 44[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Seminoma

    Physical examination showed collar of Stokes and extensive collateral circulation in the neck and anterosuperior thoracic region, as well as a large testicular mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Shaheen Syndrome

    (a stoke sign), dysphagia, hoarseness, and chest pain.[sjkdt.org] , the first symptom is dyspnea, which is the most common symptom, and a non-productive cough. [6], [7] Also, feelings of fullness of the head, difficulty buttoning shirt collars[sjkdt.org]

  • Superior Vena Cava Thrombosis

    […] of Stokes [6] Pemberton's sign [5] Superior vena cava syndrome usually presents more gradually with an increase in symptoms over time as malignancies increase in size or[en.wikipedia.org] Venous distention in the neck and distended veins in the upper chest and arms [5] Upper limb edema [5] Lightheadedness [4] Cough [4] Edema (swelling) of the neck, called the collar[en.wikipedia.org]

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