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1,116 Possible Causes for Edema, Zinc Deficiency

  • Celiac Disease

    Left untreated for many years, the virus can cause cirrhosis (scarring that leads to liver failure), edema, muscle wasting, and death. Get tested.[] Work-up revealed iron deficiency anemia, zinc deficiency and an abnormal celiac panel.[] Postulated cause: iron, folate, and/or zinc deficiency Male impotence, decreased libido Peripheral insensitivity to circulating testosterone Alopecia areata Immunologic attack[]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    […] loss of energy Fatty deposits under the skin Fatty stools Itching Poor appetite and weight loss As liver function worsens, symptoms may include: Fluid buildup in the legs (edema[] Diuretics (fluid pills) and reducing salt intake can help reduce edema or swelling. Some drugs seem to improve liver function blood tests.[] Edema and ascites. Health care providers prescribe diuretics—medications that remove fluid from the body—to treat edema and ascites.[]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    After the edema has subsided, the patient should be reassessed for continued therapy.[] Although severe zinc deficiency (e.g., acrodermatitis enteropathica) is associated with diarrhea, milder deficiencies of zinc might play a role in childhood diarrhea, and[] Edema of the eyelids and extremities can indicate overhydration. Diuretics should not be administered.[]

  • Pneumonia

    In addition, the accumulation of plasma proteins results in a fluid build-up in the lungs, called pulmonary edema.[] We assessed the benefit of adjunct zinc therapy for severe pneumonia in children and determined whether the study children were zinc deficient.[] Fluid management is critical to minimize the risk of pulmonary edema.[]

  • Kwashiorkor

    Why would decrease in amount of proteins cause Edema?[] The patient was diagnosed as having kwashiorkor, zinc deficiency, and an acrodermatitis enteropathica-like eruption.[] Anemia Emaciation Starvation and Edema Media related to Kwashiorkor at Wikimedia Commons[]

  • Osteoporosis

    KEYWORDS: anorexia nervosa; bone marrow edema; femoral neck fracture; osteoporosis; pregnancy[] Zinc ( download 281 KB) Role of zinc in human metabolic processes Zinc metabolism and homeostasis Dietary sources and availability of zinc Populations at risk for zinc deficiency[] MR demonstrated bone marrow edema consistent with TOH. TOH is benign and self-limiting.[]

  • Otitis Media

    In the setting of acute otitis media (within 7-10 d), facial nerve weakness is due to edema of the nerve within the bony canal and not due to bone erosion.[] Mild to moderate zinc deficiency impairs immune function but has no obvious symptoms ( Walker 2004 ).[] Fluid accumulation in the ME and ET is a common pathological mechanism for all types of OM, causing edema in the tissue and inducing inflammation, thereby possibly involving[]

  • Brandt Syndrome

    CF was confirmed with elevated sweat test(96 mEq/L) retested after the resolution of the edema, and mutation analysis that revealed 2183AA-G/-.[] Discovering genetic causes of zinc deficiency has been a remarkable scientific journey.[] Legend: Desquamative erythematous patches with edema involving bilateral lower extremities ( a ) and plantar feet ( b ).[]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    This could be explained by the nature of underlying illness, presence of cerebral edema, coexisting atherosclerotic damage in major organs, and biological variation in the[] […] amino acid deficiencies.[] […] birds and still gain wt Hypothyroidism & neuromuscular fxn -sluggish mental & physical fxn -somnolence (sleepy) -cold all the time and require lots of sleep -non-pitting edema[]

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Steroids, such as dexamethasone (Decadron), are used to reduce swelling and fluid build-up (edema) around the tumor.[] , for example, of methyl, vitamin E, folate, pyridoxal phosphate, zinc, and selenium; and alterations of the immune system.[] During clinical trials, hot flashes, influenzalike syndromes, peripheral edema, and leg cramps were reported more frequently in patients receiving raloxifene when compared[]

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