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3,610 Possible Causes for Dyspnea, Edema

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    All clinicians evaluating a "sore throat" should consider neck edema or gas on neck radiograms as evidence of cervical abscess, and subsequent widening of the mediastinum[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In persons with diphtheria, submandibular and anterior cervical edema may be present along with adenopathy.[emedicine.medscape.com] This results in marked edema and inflammation with polymorphs and fibrin deposition.[symptoma.com]

  • Influenza

    The older child recovered fully and was discharged 2 weeks after illness onset, but the younger sibling developed severe brainstem edema and cerebellar tonsillar herniation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There can also be tachycardia and dyspnea but with hypotension. Vomiting and diarrhea may also occur, but are rare findings associated with the disorder.[symptoma.com] The autopsy showed massive bilateral pulmonary edema and focal acute bronchopneumonia.[dx.doi.org]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    CHF Patients with CHF may cough but also have other symptoms and signs such as dyspnea on exertion, orthopnea, rales on lung examination, peripheral edema, raised jugular[online.epocrates.com] Pneumonia should be suspected in patients with tachypnea, tachycardia, dyspnea, or lung findings suggestive of pneumonia, and radiography is warranted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An airway that is exposed to certain environmental agents, such as irritants or allergens, responds quickly to a cough and bronchospasm, followed by mucous production, edema[symptoma.com]

  • Pneumonia

    In addition, the accumulation of plasma proteins results in a fluid build-up in the lungs, called pulmonary edema.[bumc.bu.edu] CASE SUMMARY: A 59-year-old man with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) presented with dry cough, low-grade fever, and progressive dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fluid management is critical to minimize the risk of pulmonary edema.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • High Output Heart Failure

    Abstract Detailed hemodynamic, metabolic and blood volume studies were performed in a patient with hydatidiform mole who developed pulmonary edema associated with a high cardiac[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After the procedure, dyspnea was improved and procedure related complication was not seen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A 64-year-old woman was admitted with systemic edema and exertional dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    The symptoms are rarely life-threatening, though edema of the epiglottis can make breathing difficult, edema of the brain can cause reduced alertness, and in less than 5%[en.wikipedia.org] Dyspnea at rest, cough, and chest pain were more frequent in the patients with malignancy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He presented with dyspnea, chest pain and amazing symptom of superior vena cava syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    Findings include peripheral edema, neck vein distention, hepatomegaly, and a parasternal lift. Diagnosis is clinical and by echocardiography.[merckmanuals.com] METHODS AND RESULTS: We report the case of a 40-year-old woman who died after 3 days of progressive dyspnea, cough, and pulmonary hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A 25-year-old woman with acute dyspnea was found to have nodular shadows in a chest X-ray film.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Physical examination revealed S4, bilateral pretibial edema, and moderate amount of ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Features due to left heart failure: Dyspnea, orthopnea and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea: These symptoms develop due to congestion of the lungs.[symptoma.com] A 4-L decrease in lower extremity edema volume was noted, but fatigue and shortness of breath increased markedly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Myocarditis

    Among many cardiac imaging techniques, only cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) and computer tomography permit a direct detection of edema during acute myocarditis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical presentation was an influenzae-like syndrome, classical for a CMV infection, without any chest pain or dyspnea, but a systematic exploration showed multiple inflammation-compatible[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chest pain, dyspnea, and syncope are principal symptoms. The clinical course, however, varies from asymptomatic to sudden cardiac death.[symptoma.com]

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 3

    In rare cases, laryngeal edema with potentially life-threatening asphyxiation can occur without immediate therapy.[symptoma.com] A 34-year-old female patient presented to the hospital complained of swollen and painful legs, flatulence, palpebral and labial edema, dyspnea, dysuria, frequent herpetic[signavitae.com] Her medical history showed sudden onsets of facial swelling, vomiting, abdominal pain and dyspnea several times a year since infancy.[omicsonline.org]

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