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82 Possible Causes for Edema, Jugular Venous Distention, Leg Edema

  • Heart Failure

    Proper evaluation of the patient’s history as well as physical checks for signs of congestion such as jugular venous distention can bring about the underlying cardiac abnormality[symptoma.com] Major criteria: · Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea · Neck vein distention · Rales · Radiographic cardiomegaly (increasing heart size on chest radiography) · Acute pulmonary edema[web.archive.org] The weakening of the heart's pumping ability causes Blood and fluid to back up into the lungs The buildup of fluid in the feet, ankles and legs - called edema Tiredness and[medlineplus.gov]

  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

    […] male with unexplained severe pulmonary arterial hypertension with a seven-day history of progressive shortness of breath, hemoptysis, chest discomfort and bilateral pedal edema[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] due to fluid retention ( edema ) Developing cyanosis (blue color to fingers and toes) Fainting Rarely, coughing up blood Cleveland Clinic News & More Cleveland Clinic News[my.clevelandclinic.org] […] occurred in 189 patients (49.2%): infection (18.8%), persistent pulmonary hypertension (16.7%), neurologic (11.2%) or bleeding (10.2%) complications, pulmonary reperfusion edema[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Physical examination revealed S4, bilateral pretibial edema, and moderate amount of ascites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications include swelling of the legs (edema), kidney problems and fluid in the lungs.[hopkinsmedicine.org] venous distention S3 sound pulmonary exam shortness of breath rales liquid accumulates in alveoli due to left heart pressure overload alveoli pop open during inhalation,[medbullets.com]

  • Tricuspid Valve Stenosis

    venous distention - Peripheral edema without pulmonary congestion - peripheral edema - Hepatomegaly - Jugular venous distention - ascites - cyanosis - fatigue - Sounds like[quizlet.com] The result is chronic hepatic congestion and hepatomegaly along with peripheral edema and ascites.[pathwaymedicine.org] In some cases, the patient experiences peripheral edema and hepatic congestion.[rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com]

  • Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency

    It is now 2 years since his tricuspid valve replacement and he remains clinically free of ascites and peripheral edema with a normal serum albumin level.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The legs may also swell ( edema ).[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Jugular venous distention may occur; severe TR may cause abdominal distension, hepatic enlargement, and peripheral edema.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Right-Sided Heart Failure

    venous distention) L ethargic (weak and very tired) I rregular heart rate (atrial fibrillation) N octuria (frequent urination at night) lying down elevates the legs and allows[registerednursern.com] -Pulmonary Edema -Cardiogenic shock -Digoxin toxicity -Hypokalemia -Hypernatremia[quizlet.com] Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease) Symptoms for right sided heart failure are related to fluid buildup in the body: - swelling in the feet and legs ( edema ) when standing[sharecare.com]

  • Hyponatremia

    The brain’s adaptive response to protect itself from edema occurs over several days.[emedicine.com] A patient with T-cell lymphoma had symmetrical leg edema due to lymphomatous obstruction of the inferior vena cava, postural hypotension, pleural effusion, ascites, decreased[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs of hypervolaemia - pulmonary rales, S3 gallop (third heart sound), jugular venous distention, peripheral oedema, ascites.[patient.info]

  • Acute Nephritis

    On physical exam, pay particular attention to hypertension, pallor, signs of volume overload (edema, jugular venous distention, hepatomegaly, crackles in the lung bases),[hawaii.edu] […] frequently occurs as a late complication of pharyngitis or skin infection, due to a nephritogenic strain of β-hemolytic streptococci, characterized by abrupt onset of hematuria, edema[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Swelling facial swelling swelling around the eye socket arms, hands, feet, legs ( dependent edema ) abdomen generalized General aches and pains ( joint pain , muscle aches[medical-dictionary-search-engines.com]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Venous congestion in the systemic circulation results in jugular venous distention, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, vascular congestion of the gastrointestinal tract, and peripheral[quizlet.com] A heart attack may cause pulmonary edema.[healthcommunities.com] Pulmonary edema causes this, as does depression of breathing during the sleep state. Coughing. Edema occurs most often in the legs.[sharecare.com]

  • Constrictive Pericarditis

    Physical examination revealed only jugular venous distention. CT demonstrated a normal pericardium with pleural effusions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The signs and symptoms of CP include fatigue, edema, ascites, and liver dysfunction. These can be mistakenly diagnosed as primary liver disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] venous distention, hypotension, ST segment elevation on electrocardiogram, and ventricular interdependence with septal shift during diastole on transthoracic echocardiogram[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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