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11 Possible Causes for Discoloration of the Lower Extremity, Pulmonary Infarction, Unilateral Edema of the Lower Extremity

  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

    PE should be distinguished from pulmonary infarction.[] The patient returned to the Emergency Department a week later for worsening pain and bluish discoloration of her bilateral lower extremities.[] After five days of therapeutic heparin, the patient's clinical response was inadequate due to progressive pain and discoloration of bilateral lower extremities; therefore,[]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    infarction).[] The patient's left lower extremity was discolored, tender, and swollen, although it had not progressed to venous gangrene or dermal necrosis.[] Patients with venous thrombosis may have variable discoloration of the lower extremity.[]

  • Paraplegia

    The authors present a case of delayed-onset spinal cord infarction after repeated tumor excision surgeries of the thoracic spine.[] She presented with generalized purplish net-like discoloration (livedo reticularis), which was more prominent in the lower extremities.[] A 49-year-old man had undergone a left nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma, 2 pulmonary metastasectomies, and excision of a left sixth rib metastasis before referral to the[]

  • Phlegmasia Alba Dolens

    In the few patients of this kind whom I have seen, pulmonary infarctions have been rather common.[] 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.[] His comorbidities were chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, ischemic cardiomyopathy due to myocardial infarction, atrial fibrillation, hypertension, and dyslipidemia.[]

  • Varicose Veins

    These were myocardial infarction and pulmonary embolism but no deaths.[] Severe venous reflux can result in skin discoloration, severe swelling, and lower extremity wounds that do not heal well.[] Any vein can become weakened, but the most commonly affected areas are the lower extremities.[]

  • Thromboembolism

    We report a case of PTE with pulmonary infarction presenting as right flank pain that resulted from the use of varenicline (the total score of adverse drug reaction probability[] Signs/Symptoms Nonspecific; pain, tenderness, swelling, discoloration (paleness or redness) in lower extremities.[] Bilateral segmental pulmonary arteries thrombosis (arrows) with right basal lung infarct seen in the CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA).[]

  • Venous Stasis Ulcer

    All patients responded rapidly to standard resuscitation measures and in all 3 postoperative testing for pulmonary embolus and myocardial infarction was negative.[] Leg edema tends to be unilateral or asymmetric; bilateral symmetric edema is more likely to result from a systemic disorder (eg, heart failure, hypoalbuminemia) or certain[] Location Venous stasis ulcer is basically located and found at the distal extremity, lower leg.[]

  • May-Thurner Syndrome

    ), indicating pulmonary embolism and subsequent pulmonary infarction.[] Abstract Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) tops the differential diagnosis list for unilateral lower extremity edema, but another entity could imitate or even cause a DVT.[] extremity swelling.”[]

  • Edema

    […] edema caused by an acute myocardial infarction.[] Unilateral lower extremity edema Unilateral Edema Nonpitting Pitting Nontender TenderLymphedema: obstruction due to filariasis, recurrent Thrombosisstrep infection, malignancy[] extremities, with brownish discoloration, discomfort but not marked pain, and sometimes skin ulcers Often associated with varicose veins Clinical evaluation Extrinsic venous[]

  • Idiopathic Neonatal Atrial Flutter

    Carbon monoxide poisoning Myocardial infarction Pulmonary embolism Common Causes Acute coronary syndromes Cardiomyopathy Congenital heart disease Hypertensive heart disease[] His physical exam is remarkable for an elevated systolic blood pressure, obesity, and localized left lower extremity edema, erythema, and tenderness to the left lateral calf[] , the chest radiology scan highlighted enlargement left pulmonary hill.[]