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166 Possible Causes for Elevated Sedimentation Rate, Leg Ulcer, Localized Edema

  • 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] Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR). ,, It may be elevated in non-infectious forms of inflammation ( arthritis etc.).[medicaljoyworks.com] Sickle cell disease and leg ulcers. Adv Skin Wound Care 2012;25(9):420–8. 20. Weisman J, Darbari D, Diab Y.[journals.lww.com]

  • Polyarteritis Nodosa

    Unfortunately, he died due to congestive heart failure and pulmonary edema 1 year after discharge following the cholecystectomy.[alliedacademies.org] 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] [Necrotic leg ulcers induced by vitamin K antagonists: five cases]. Ann Dermatol Venereol. 2011 Oct. 138(10):657-63. [Medline].[medscape.com]

  • 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] […] erythrocyte sedimentation rate, elevated C-reactive protein Skin surface swab, blood cultures, cutaneous aspirates are NOT routinely recommended Recommended ONLY if malignancy[cancertherapyadvisor.com] However, they can lead to an infection if they get into a break in your skin, such as: a bruise, cut or graze an animal bite or insect bite a leg ulcer dry, cracked skin –[nidirect.gov.uk]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    […] an autoreactive antibody to the Fc receptors is mediated through the antibody's N-glycans, which are altered to promote inflammation in people with RA.This contributes to local[en.wikipedia.org] In a patient with inflammatory arthritis, the presence of a rheumatoid factor or anti-citrullinated protein antibody, or elevated C-reactive protein level or erythrocyte sedimentation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In this paper, we present a Japanese woman with RA, who suffered from bilateral leg ulcers secondary to DC.[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] Necrotizing fasciitis may develop after skin biopsy; at needle puncture sites in those use illicit drugs; and after episodes of frostbite, chronic venous leg ulcers, open[emedicine.com] Right leg edema and erythema extending over the anterior tibia and medial malleolus in a 59-year-old woman.[aafp.org]

  • Erysipelas

    Local signs of inflammation warmth, edema, tenderness are universal. 18.[slideshare.net] 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] We report on a 65-year-old woman with leg ulcer who developed an absceding and necrotizing panniculitis of the affected leg complicating erysipelas.[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] Systemic thrombolysis, although effective in reducing the risk of PTS and leg ulceration, is associated with a high risk of major bleeding, making it unsuitable for the vast[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include leg pain, swelling, skin pigmentation and leg ulcers, leading to loss of mobility.[doi.org]

  • Pelvic Vein Thrombophlebitis

    […] and spreading edema.[glowm.com] Most people are aware of varicose veins, thread veins and deep-vein thrombosis but many people do not know that malfunctioning leg veins can also cause leg ulcers, venous[collegeofphlebology.com] A pelvic vein obstruction can cause unexplained leg pain or swelling, pelvic pain, or leg ulcers which are difficult to heal.[tennesseeveincare.com]

  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

    He had undergone hemo-dialysis at a local hospital and was referred to us for further management. General examination showed pallor and pitting pedal and scrotal edema.[sjkdt.org] […] erythrocyte sedimentation rate High ESR 0003565 Fatigue Tired Tiredness [3] Last updated: 12/29/2014 The role of genetics in the onset of mixed connective tissue disease[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] We considered a rationale of complex therapy for the leg ulcer on a basis of pathogenesis and complications of MCTD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Osteomyelitis of the Tibia

    The patient may complain of local pain, swelling, erythema, and edema may also be reported.[boneandspine.com] Laboratory studies may reveal peripheral leukocytosis and an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR).[emedicine.medscape.com] Case Study: Chronic Tibial Osteomyelitis with a leg Ulceration This 58-year-old male presented with right chronic pretibial ulceration with underlining chronic tibial osteomyelitis[osteomyelitiscenter.com]

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