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376 Possible Causes for Elevated Sedimentation Rate, Erythema, 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] DISCUSSION: The current emergency medicine definition of cellulitis includes erythema, induration, warmth, and swelling.[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] Patients were followed up until the infection resolved (ie, no cutaneous signs of infection, including pain, erythema, or swelling).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR). ,, It may be elevated in non-infectious forms of inflammation ( arthritis etc.).[medicaljoyworks.com]

  • 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] From a rapidly advancing erythema, painless ulcers may appear as the infection spreads along the fascial planes.[emedicine.com] The process begins as local cellulitis, with erythema, edema, pain, and marked tenderness.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com]

  • 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] Physical exam A superficial abscess is characterized by tenderness, warmth, erythema, and fluctuance.[symptoma.com] The patient received 8 weeks of standard antituberculous treatment, but the infection progressed, with increased swelling, erythema, and fluctuation of the subcutaneous abscess[nejm.org]

  • Erysipelas

    Local signs of inflammation warmth, edema, tenderness are universal. 18.[slideshare.net] Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. kolivras@gmail.com Abstract We report histopathological findings in a case of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) syndrome with an erysipelas-like erythema[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]

  • 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] On physical examination, the patient had increased warmth, edema, erythema, and tenderness in the left calf, with positive Homan's sign.[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]

  • Polyarteritis Nodosa

    Unfortunately, he died due to congestive heart failure and pulmonary edema 1 year after discharge following the cholecystectomy.[alliedacademies.org] At the same time, indurated erythemas and ulcers are seen on her lower legs.[ci.nii.ac.jp] 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]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    […] of epidermis epidermal ( organic chemicals, poison ivy, heavy metals, etc. ) tuberculin 48-72 hr local induration lymphocytes, monocytes, macrophages intradermal (tuberculin[web.archive.org] The 47-year-old woman had idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and presented with malar erythema and a positive antinuclear antibody (titer 1:320).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Initial labs showed pancytopenia, bandemia, proteinuria, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and elevated d-dimer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dermatomyositis

    This suggests that local vasculopathic changes can reflect systemic vasculopathy and the resulting clinical symptoms.[frontiersin.org] Initially, dermatomyositis (DM) was considered because of the erythema, polyarthritis, and muscle weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] erythrocyte sedimentation rate, presence of antinuclear antibodies, and in patients with weight loss. 8,9 Malignant diseases may occur before the onset of DM, concurrently[reumatologiaclinica.org]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    […] oral ulcers and wasting (1989). 55 Under pressure from HIV activists and to discourage illegal drug distribution networks, the FDA approved thalidomide for the treatment of erythema[doi.org] The typical presentation of multiple myeloma is anemia, back pain, and an elevated sedimentation rate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Following an observation in 1965 that thalidomide administration improved the inflammatory lesions of erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL) in a patient suffering from sleep difficulty[doi.org]

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