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11 Possible Causes for Dyspnea, Episodic Facial Swelling, Pericardial Effusion

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 3

    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[] In this context one or more episodes of isolated angioedema may occur, mostly as a facial swelling.[] Her medical history showed sudden onsets of facial swelling, vomiting, abdominal pain and dyspnea several times a year since infancy.[]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    Anemia preceded allograft SRC in two cases, pericardial effusion in one, and skin tightening in two others.[] Dyspnea disappeared and physical activity was quite normal.[] Increasingly severe episodes of RP, recurrent digital swelling and gastro-oesophageal reflux were also reported.[]

  • Angioedema

    On admission, there was no pharyngeal or laryngeal edema and no dyspnea. Treatment with glucocorticoids and antihistamines had no response.[] Six months later, the patient had an episode of bilateral facial swelling, lip swelling, and difficulty breathing.[] […] lips and face tongue, the floor of the mouth, neck, and eyelids may affect extremities, genitalia or viscera (e.g. intensitines) Features of significant airway involvement: Dyspnea[]

  • Hereditary Angioedema

    The aim of this case report is to describe the lifesaving use of a novel C1-INH protein concentrate in a patient with mild-to-moderate dyspnea caused by swelling of the upper[] The patient reports several episodes of mild facial swelling that occurred during childhood between the ages of 5-18, but he does not recall seeing a physician or receiving[] […] non-pruritic, nonpainful angioedema in the subcutis or submucosa Throat Glottal edema, laryngeal edema starting with swallowing difficulties, voice changes, Abdomen hoarseness, dyspnea[]

  • Orthostatic Intolerance due to NET Deficiency

    effusion The Dermatologic System Eczematous Eruptions Dermatitis Dyshidrosis Lichen simplex chronicus Papulosquamous Diseases Drug eruptions Lichen planus Pityriasis rosea[] This can be associated with dyspnea, headache, lightheadedness, excessive diuresis, and gastrointestinal symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.[] Two weeks after the second injection she began to experience a “flu-like” episode that continued for about a week and was followed by facial swelling, streptococcal infection[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 2

    No pericardial effusion or thrombi were found.[] Pulmonary symptoms (eg, productive cough, high fever, dyspnea) are severe.[] Symptoms included nodular soft-tissue masses located around joints, with episodes of painful swelling of the masses and pain that ended spontaneously within 3 days.[]

  • Hepatic Artery Aneurysm

    effusion. 1 2 3 Furthermore, the patients have asthma and gastrointestinal and nervous system dysfunction.[] Episodes of transient blindness, syncope, swelling neck and pulsating tinnitus may also occur.[] Despite most patients being asymptomatic, the connection between the venous and arterial system can lead to dyspnea (due to right-to-left shunting), as well as embolic events[]

  • Congenital Hypothyroidism

    effusion - usually asymptomatic Failure of fusion of distal femoral epiphyses The growing child will have short stature, hypertelorism, depressed bridge of nose, narrow palpebral[] The patient, a 1-month-old female, negative at primary neonatal thyroid screening, was referred to our hospital for dyspnea.[] Cool and pale skin Difficult breathing Wide, short hands Reduced activities Dry and brittle hair Swelling around eyes Coarse facial features Thick protruding tongue Goiter[]

  • Congenital Non-Goitrous Hypothyroidism Type 1

    effusion) adynamic ileus Without treatment: myxedema coma possible with respiratory depression and increased P CO 2 return to main menu Laboratory Tests: single most useful[] The symptoms include heat intolerance, onycholysis, hair thinning, dermopathy, ophthalmopathy, tachycardia, dyspnea, urinary frequency, psychosis, depression, and in the elderly[] Cool and pale skin Difficult breathing Wide, short hands Reduced activities Dry and brittle hair Swelling around eyes Coarse facial features Thick protruding tongue Goiter[]

  • Autosomal Recessive Myeloproliferative Disease

    effusions 12-18% in Cyprus/Sardinia high in Medditeranean Fetal to adult onset Thrombocytopenia ANKRD26, MASTL, CYCS, ETV6, GATA1, ITGB3, ITGA2B, GATA1, WAS External bleeding[] Clinically there is dyspnea. relative polycythemia apparent polycythemia resulting from loss of plasma and the hemoconcentration that follows.[] )swelling hyperviscous blood bud chiari syndrome is possible-liver hepatic vein clot JAK2 mutation-makes hematopoietic cells more sensitive to EPO.[]

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