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99 Possible Causes for Discoloration of the Lower Extremity, Fever

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    The patient's left lower extremity was discolored, tender, and swollen, although it had not progressed to venous gangrene or dermal necrosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Evidently, patients with dengue fever who have prolonged fever (more than 5 days) and acute kidney injury are at high risk for concurrent bacteremia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with venous thrombosis may have variable discoloration of the lower extremity.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

    The patient returned to the Emergency Department a week later for worsening pain and bluish discoloration of her bilateral lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of a healthy 7-year-old girl who presented with right leg pain and fever, found to have a thrombus involving her inferior vena cava and right lower extremity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After five days of therapeutic heparin, the patient's clinical response was inadequate due to progressive pain and discoloration of bilateral lower extremities; therefore,[ijcasereportsandimages.com]

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    Henoch Schönlein purpura (HSP) with acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is a rare entity and only few cases have been reported so far.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] arthritis and arthralgia, renal disease (low grade hematuria with proteinuria), weakness, necrotic and hemorrhagic plaques, with haematemesis, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, fever[bloodjournal.org] We herein report the case of a 61-year-old Japanese cirrhotic patient who developed rat bite fever (RBF) and whose first presentation was serious clinical features mimicking[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Leiomyosarcoma

    extremities.[faoj.org] Hepatic leiomyosarcoma is a rare malignant tumor, and in rare instances, its combination with fever may lead to misdiagnosis of liver abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] LMS can cause these general cancer symptoms : Bloating in your abdomen Fatigue Fever Lump or swelling under your skin Nausea and vomiting Pain Weight loss LMS in your stomach[webmd.com]

  • Varicella

    PCD is the term used to describe lower-extremity DVT that causes limb ischemia, and is characterized by severe swelling and blue discoloration of the extremity.[ebmedicine.net] Do not use aspirin or aspirin-containing products to relieve fever from chickenpox.[web.archive.org] Postoperatively he developed painful diffuse swelling of his left lower extremity with bluish discoloration ( Figure 58-1 ).[accesssurgery.mhmedical.com]

  • Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis

    Affected individuals may occasionally develop numbness and tingling and/or weakness of their lower extremities.[rarediseases.org] We report a 15-year-old boy presented with fever, dry cough and dyspnea from two months ago, after admission patient had nodular lesions on the left leg and hepatosplenomegaly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 14-year-old boy with trisomy-21 and a history of B-lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma (B-ALL) diagnosed 1.5 years prior, on maintenance chemotherapy, presented with fever and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    extremities Perineum and genitourinary region (Fournier's gangrene) Upper extremities Abdomen and trunk What other disease/condition shares some of these symptoms?[clinicaladvisor.com] A 37-year-old woman undergoing CAPD was admitted to the emergency room due to general weakness, fever, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fever and leukocytosis were more common in teenage patients. Monomicrobial necrotizing (type 2) fasciitis was much more common than polymicrobial (type 1) fasciitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Familial Mediterranean Fever

    Upon further questioning, the patient admitted to gradual development of lower extremity edema over the past 2 to 3 months.[bmcnephrol.biomedcentral.com] Mutations in the MEFV gene cause familial Mediterranean fever.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] Familial Mediterranean fever is a disorder passed down through families (inherited), which involves repeated fevers and inflammation that often affects the lining of the abdomen[web.archive.org]

  • Paraplegia

    She presented with generalized purplish net-like discoloration (livedo reticularis), which was more prominent in the lower extremities.[ekjm.org] A 10-year-old boy was admitted with a 1-month history of progressive back pain and low fever for 7 days as well as sudden onset of paraplegia for 1 day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You have a fever. You have trouble urinating or urinate less than usual. Your abdomen is swollen and firm. You have blood in your urine or bowel movement.[drugs.com]

  • Thrombophlebitis

    Superficial thrombophlebitis illustration Superficial thrombophlebitis - illustration Shown here is erythema following the vascular pattern on a lower extremity.[huronregional.org] A 29-year-old man presented with complaints of fever and pain and itching of his left neck with atopic dermatitis and abrasion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Shown here is erythema following the vascular pattern on a lower extremity. The superficial veins have become inflamed and dilated, causing the discoloration.[mountsinai.org]

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