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836 Possible Causes for Diarrhea, Leg Edema

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Abstract Diarrhea following organ transplantation is usually associated with infection and immunosuppression therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] Symptoms of adrenal insufficiency Typical symptoms of adrenal insufficiency include unusual tiredness and weakness, unintended weight loss, nausea, diarrhea, dizziness, loss[doi.org]

  • Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

    Autonomic neuropathy is manifest by gastrointestinal symptoms of diarrhea with weight loss and orthostatic hypotension.[bu.edu] Support stockings may be recommended for patients with leg edema (swelling).[ttrstudy.com] ., diarrhea, sexual dysfunction, hypotension), and cardiac symptoms.[invitae.com]

  • Skin Infection

    Interestingly, administration of glucocorticoids, for the patient's nephrotic syndrome, alleviated the patient's chronic diarrhea and decreased the incidence of skin infections[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of left leg Bacterial skin infections include: Folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicle that can resemble pimples.[en.wikipedia.org] The most common treatment-related adverse events in either group were nausea, diarrhea, and pruritus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Carcinoid Tumor of the Lung

    These factors cause clinical syndromes characterized by flushing and diarrhea (gastrointestinal) or wheezing and right heart effects (bronchopulmonary).[arupconsult.com] The syndrome causes flushing of the face and upper chest, diarrhea, and trouble breathing. Surgery is the main treatment for carcinoid tumors.[icdlist.com] Carcinoid syndrome symptoms include Flushing Diarrhea Bronchospasm Chronic sequelae of carcinoid syndrome include Telangiectasias Right-sided valvular heart disease Retroperitoneal[msdmanuals.com]

  • Protein Losing Enteropathy

    Homepage Rare diseases Search Search for a rare disease Congenital chronic diarrhea with protein-losing enteropathy Disease definition Congenital chronic diarrhea with protein-losing[orpha.net] KEYWORDS: APC gene mutation; Leg edema; Tubulovillous adenoma[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A man in his late seventies was suffering from right-sided pleural effusion and worsening leg edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

    Abdominal pain and diarrhea subsided postoperatively. The present case is the fourth report describing a response to operative resection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Malabsorption with inability to gain weight, and finally weight loss and formation of leg edema were associated with protein-losing enteropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] edema, hypoalbuminemia, borderline lymphopenia, hypovitaminosis-D, and hypocalcemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    We report a case of systemic amyloidosis that presented primarily as chronic diarrhea in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During this observation period, the level of IgE gradually increased and, at 2 years after the initial diagnosis, bilateral leg edema and ascites with marked hepatosplenomegaly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common symptoms of GI amyloidosis were diarrhea (11 patients, 45.8%), followed by anorexia (nine patients, 37.5%), weight loss, and nausea and/or vomiting (seven[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • TTR Amyloidosis with Cardiomyopathy

    Familial Amyloid Polyneuropathy (FAP) Tingling in the upper and lower limbs, as well as loss of feeling; Motor neuropathy; Alternating diarrhea and constipation; Sexual impotence[ceparm.com] Advanced ATTR-CMP is associated with abdominal fullness, leg edema, and jugular vein distention. Affected individuals may also suffer from arrhythmia.[symptoma.com] People with TTR-FAP often also experience symptoms that affect multiple bodily systems at the same time, such as diarrhea, constipation, nausea, vomiting, unintended weight[gethealthystayhealthy.com]

  • Myocarditis

    CASE REPORT A 33-year-old man presented with fever, diarrhea, and a diffuse maculopapular rash, four weeks after being treated with antibiotics and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If the myocarditis becomes severe enough to cause heart failure, dyspnea (shortness of breath) and edema (swelling) of the legs and feet can occur, along with all the other[heartdisease.about.com] […] such as cocaine) Have previously had myocarditis Myocarditis Symptoms Myocarditis symptoms include: Fever and chills Fatigue Headache Muscle aches Joint pain Sore throat Diarrhea[everydayhealth.com]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    However, after 4 months, his fingernails were again found atrophic along with mild abdominal discomfort without diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Three months later, his clinical symptoms and edema of the legs resolved with normalization of serum total protein and albumin levels and return to his previous body.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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