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250 Possible Causes for Edema of the Upper Extremity

  • Heart Failure

    Intern Med. 2018 Aug 1;57(15):2209-2215. doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.9763-17. Epub 2017 Dec 8. Hamatani Y 1 , Nakashima J 2 , Ohta-Ogo K 2 , Amaki M 1 , Koga M 1 , Aoyama D 1 , Marume K 1 , Sawada K 1 , Nakashima Y 1 , Shibata A 1 , Okada A 1 , Takahama H 1 , Hasegawa T 1 , Sugano Y 1 , Kanzaki H 1 , Ikeda Y 2 , Yasuda S 1[…][]

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

    Other side effects include headache, flushing, lower-extremity edema, and rarely, anemia. Bosentan is teratogenic.[] […] bosentan therapy has a beneficial effect on survival compared with the expected survival based on the NIH registry equation. 84 Increases in hepatic enzymes to 3 times the upper[]

  • Traumatic Thrombosis of the Axillary Vein

    He presented to us with an acute onset (two days history) of left upper extremity pain, edema, and bluish discoloration.[] Fifteen days after the trauma, medical re-examination revealed mild cyanosis of the upper right extremity, arm and hand edema and supraclavicular fullness.[] What is the best approach to treating her upper extremity deep venous thrombosis (UEDVT)?[]

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    extremity edema: may indicate effort thrombosis of axillary vein; - extinction of pulses: - radial pulse obliteration is not by itself specific, but loss of pulse with reproduction[] Vascular TOS may also present with edema and cyanosis of the upper extremity with diminished pulses.[] […] which gives rise to the median & ulnar nerves ; - sensory changes in the ring and little finger; - intrinsic weakness; - can mimic symptoms of cubital tunnel syndrome ; - upper[]

  • Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

    […] in the upper and/or lower extremities Carpal tunnel syndrome Cardiac involvement typically results in the following [17] : Diastolic dysfunction Chronic heart failure Arrhythmias[] Common physical findings in advanced disease include the following: Cachexia Peripheral edema Hepatomegaly Purpura Orthostatic hypotension Impaired sensation and/or strength[]

  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

    Pulmonary hypertension (PH), a serious disorder with a high morbidity and mortality rate, is known to occur in a number of unrelated systemic diseases. β-Thalassaemia, among other haematological disorders, develop PH which is not an infrequent finding and worsens the prognosis. Haemolysis, iron overload and[…][]

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Severe pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) rarely develops in children with an atrial septal defect (ASD), even those with a large defect. We herein report the case of a 27-year-old man with a moderate-sized secundum ASD and right ventricular failure due to severe PAH, which developed in his early teens. He was[…][]

  • Septic Bursitis

    Abstract Forty-nine episodes of septic bursitis in 45 patients were reviewed. Our experience concurs with previous studies: (1) the most frequently involved sites were the olecranon (63%) and prepatellar (27%) bursae; (2) Staphylococcus aureus was the commonest pathogen (78%); (3) skin breakage, trauma and/or[…][]

  • Lionfish Sting

    Patients almost always present with symptoms involving a single extremity (upper much more commonly than lower), and most common signs are erythema and extensive edema accompanied[]

  • Mastectomy

    Sign in to receive recommendations (Learn more) Mastectomy is the removal of the whole breast. There are five different types of mastectomy: "simple" or "total" mastectomy, modified radical mastectomy, radical mastectomy, partial mastectomy, and subcutaneous (nipple-sparing) mastectomy. "Simple" or "total"[…][]

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