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8,813 Possible Causes for Edema

  • Sunburn

    We present the case of an eight-year-old boy with sunburn of the head, presenting with scalp and face edema. Pitting edema and erythema were dominant on the forehead.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In some cases, blisters can form , and the skin may even swell—a condition called edema .[greatist.com] A more moderate sunburn (second degree burn) may cause the skin to become swollen ( edema ), and very red, with painful blisters .[medicinenet.com]

  • Insect Bite

    Vesicular lesions were characterized by marked spongiosis and intraepidermal spongiotic vesicles containing eosinophils, or marked subepidermal edema occasionally leading[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The histopathology ranges from a typical bite-like reaction to massive dermal edema and eosinophil degranulation with flame figures (Wells syndrome).[clinicaladvisor.com] Systemic reactions typically begin within 30 minutes of envenomation and may produce urticaria, wheezing, shortness of breath, nausea and vomiting, edema of the oropharynx[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Pneumonia

    In addition, the accumulation of plasma proteins results in a fluid build-up in the lungs, called pulmonary edema.[bumc.bu.edu] Fluid management is critical to minimize the risk of pulmonary edema.[clinicaladvisor.com] Pulmonary edema makes it harder to breathe and harder for oxygen and carbon dioxide to pass between blood in the lungs and inhaled air, as these gases need to do for the body[bumc.bu.edu]

  • 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] Blood pressure may be elevated, and edema may occur. Scarlet fever is a self-limited exanthem that spreads from the chest and abdomen to the entire body.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pharyngitis

    The edema is most pronounced in the head and neck. Epiglottitis causes fever, difficulty swallowing, drooling, and stridor.[aafp.org] Laryngeal fiberscopy revealed bilateral vocal cords almost fixed at the median position, with mucosal redness, swelling, and edema at the hypopharyngeal area.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These viruses enter the body through the ciliated epithelium that lines the nose, causing edema and hyperemia of the nasal mucous membranes.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Magnetic resonance imaging showed diffuse symmetrical swelling and edema of the cerebellum resulting in compression of the fourth ventricle and hydrocephalus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Redness, heat, edema, and streaking lymphangitis are hallmarks of the more acute, toxic forms of streptococcal skin and wound infections.[atsu.edu] The connective tissue septa of the fat are widened by edema and an exudate of fibrin and neutrophils.[histopathology-india.net]

  • Skin Infection

    […] of the upper airways or skin is a kidney disease usually caused by streptococcal nephritogenic strains and may present with sudden onset of gross hematuria, hypertension, edema[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Redness, heat, edema, and streaking lymphangitis are hallmarks of the more acute, toxic forms of streptococcal skin and wound infections.[atsu.edu] […] infections affected about 155 million people and cellulitis occurred in about 600 million people in 2013. [2] Cause [ edit ] Bacterial [ edit ] Example of cellulitis showing 3 edema[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Appendicitis

    Findings of pyelonephritis on CT include nephromegaly due to edema, a striated or delayed nephrogram, perinephric fat stranding, and wall-thickening and enhancement of the[jaocr.org] […] that is often best appreciated on T2 fat saturated sequences. 10 An inflamed appendix demonstrates restricted diffusion.10 The appendix may be filled with high T2 fluid or edema[jaocr.org] Multiple small follicles can be seen in the periphery of the enlarged ovary due to displacement from stromal edema, described as “string of pearls” sign. 29 On Doppler, venous[jaocr.org]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Pain in flank: There can be a sudden renal edema causing an increase in pressure and capsular distention causing intense pain in the flank that can radiate to the groin.[symptoma.com] […] could be confused with hydronephrosis, pyonephrosis, or obstruction. 48 Changes in the size and shape of the kidneys and the echogenicity of renal parenchyma attributable to edema[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Dysuria occurs due to acute inflammation Increased frequency of urination: The reduced bladder capacity due to edema (because of inflammation) can increase the frequency of[symptoma.com]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Both twins developed late-onset adrenal insufficiency with oliguria, hypotension, hyponatremia, and pulmonary edema at a postnatal age of 24 days and 51 days, respectively[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ultimately, aldosterone release can lead to hypertension and edema.[pharmacytimes.com] If the ankle edema is due to insufficient salt, the edema will usually disappear in three days after taking adequate salt.[drkaslow.com]

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