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471 Possible Causes for Edema, Elevated Sedimentation Rate, Localized Edema

  • Cellulitis

    Physical Assessment  Local symptoms:  Erythema and edema of area  Warm to touch,  Possibly fluctuant (tense, firm to palpation)  May resemble peau d’orange  Advancing[slideshare.net] EC presents clinically as edema and eosinophilia. Therefore, in many cases, patients make an outpatient visit to the internal medicine department.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] erythrocyte sedimentation rate, elevated C-reactive protein Skin surface swab, blood cultures, cutaneous aspirates are NOT routinely recommended Recommended ONLY if malignancy[cancertherapyadvisor.com]

  • Osteomyelitis

    Local pain, swelling, erythema, and edema may also be reported. [2] Physical Examination On physical examination, scars or local disturbance of wound healing may be noted[emedicine.medscape.com] T1 intermediate to low signal central component (fluid) surrounding bone marrow of lower signal than normal due to edema cortical bone destruction T2 bone marrow edema central[radiopaedia.org] Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR). ,, It may be elevated in non-infectious forms of inflammation ( arthritis etc.).[medicaljoyworks.com]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    Ophthalmic explorations showed bilateral macular and papillary edema, and multiple crystalline deposits in the anterior stromal cornea and in the retina.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The typical presentation of multiple myeloma is anemia, back pain, and an elevated sedimentation rate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The presence of unexplained anemia, kidney dysfunction, a high erythrocyte sedimentation rate, lytic bone lesions, elevated beta-2 microglobulin, or a high serum protein ([en.wikipedia.org]

  • Polyarteritis Nodosa

    Unfortunately, he died due to congestive heart failure and pulmonary edema 1 year after discharge following the cholecystectomy.[alliedacademies.org] […] fibrinoid) due to penetration of plasma into vessel wall Immunofluorescence description Electron microscopy description Differential diagnosis Kawasaki's disease : more mural edema[pathologyoutlines.com] He had symptoms of myalgia and weight loss, was afebrile but had an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate and acute-on-chronic renal impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Via infection, local inflammatory processes produce increased amounts of purulence, local edema, and eventually necrosis in the deep tissues, leading to pain out of proportion[clinicaladvisor.com] Computed tomography revealed preseptal and soft-tissue edema on the left side, but no signs of orbital involvement, orbital fractures, or drainable abscess in the anterior[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is characterized by marked tissue edema, rapid spread of inflammation, and signs of systemic toxicity.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • Subcutaneous Abscess

    […] swelling and a positive indication is obtained by needle puncture. subcutaneous edema accumulation of edema in subcutaneous tissues, usually of the dependent parts.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Signs and symptoms of herpetic whitlow include the abrupt onset of edema, erythema, and significant localized tenderness of the infected finger.[aafp.org] On clinical evaluation he had a non-mechanical, asymmetric polyarthritis of left shoulder, elbows, knees and ankles; periarticular edema on the medial left knee.[clinmedjournals.org]

  • Erysipelas

    Local signs of inflammation warmth, edema, tenderness are universal. 18.[slideshare.net] The occurrence of erysipelas is usually associated with lymphatic edema or venous incontinence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common manifestation of erysipelas was local symptoms and signs (pain, erythema, and swelling) in all patients, together with elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Eosinophilic Fasciitis

    Clinical features begin acutely, with local edema and a painful and symmetrical stiffening of the limbs, progressing rapidly to fibrosis, which can limit joint movements.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An unusual feature of EF is the presence of symmetric pitting edema presumed to be secondary to vascular leakage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Peripheral blood eosinophilia was noted in 33 of 52 patients, hypergammaglobulinemia was noted in 17 of 49, and elevated sedimentation rate was noted in 15 of 52.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Angioedema

    A general term for a vascular reaction of the deep dermis, subcutaneous or submucosal tissues, which corresponds to localized edema 2º to vasodilation and capillary permeability[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 995.1 Angioneurotic edema, not elsewhere classified 2015 Billable Thru Sept 30/2015 Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015 ICD-9-CM 995.1 is a billable[icd9data.com] Systemic vasculitis with hives often has elevated sedimentation rates, arthralgia, fever, etc.[theasthmacenter.org]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    […] perifascial edema local intramuscular T2 / PD hyperintensity subcutaneous edema dermal thickening (related to venous obstruction) Treatment and prognosis Treatment is with[radiopaedia.org] […] altitude cerebral edema), mainstream awareness regarding thrombotic conditions and their complications in mountain athletes is relatively low.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The edema subsided after 2 weeks but she still complained of pain in the thigh several weeks after first visit along with subtle localized soft enlargement in the upper thigh[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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