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414 Possible Causes for Episcleritis, Sinusitis, Weight Loss

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    Most common ophthalmic manifestations were orbital masses, episcleritis/conjunctivitis, and scleritis (74/226, 32/226, and 12/226, respectively).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A previously healthy 21-year-old man presented with an 8-month history of weight loss, lethargy and dysuria unresponsive to empiric antibiotics and paraurethral drainage of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CT of the sinuses showed severe mucosal thickening.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Microscopic Polyangiitis

    She was admitted because of fever, weight loss, and paresthesia of the plantae and fingers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., sinusitis) frequently seen in people affected by GPA.[en.wikipedia.org] MPA can have conjunctival, episcleral, scleral, and corneal manifestations.[omicsonline.org]

  • Felty's Syndrome

    Eye symptoms (including dry eyes and irritation due to Sjögren's syndrome and red and painful eyes due to episcleritis).[patient.info] Symptoms include: General feeling of discomfort ( malaise ) Fatigue Loss of appetite Unintentional weight loss Pale-looking skin Joint swelling, stiffness, pain, and deformity[nlm.nih.gov] Necrotizing sinusitis and saddle nose deformity were distinctive clinical features.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Relapsing Polychondritis

    Fever, weight loss, malaise Sore throat, cough, dyspnoea No symptoms Rib cartilage n.d. 20.0 130 Steroid 12 Yokoyama [ 20 ] et al. 60/M Initial Fever, weight loss, malaise[doi.org] Typical FDG accumulation was noted in the tracheobronchial trees of nine patients, the costal cartilage of five, joints of five, larynx of four, nasal cavity/paranasal sinuses[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common clinical presentations were auricular chondritis (n 9), episcleritis or scleritis (n 5), and large airway involvement (n 3).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Churg-Strauss Syndrome

    Ophthalmologic findings showed episcleritis. Radiography of the chest and paranasal sinuses revealed no abnormalities.[jamanetwork.com] Here we report the case of a 10-year-old girl who presented to us with vomiting, abdominal pain, and weight loss, paresthesias of lower extremities and breathlessness as well[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Further tests verified pulmonary infiltrates, paranasal sinusitis, extravascular eosinophils on histopathologic sample of skin tissue, and polyneuropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Type 1

    Immune-mediated diseases that are frequently associated with Crohn's disease include arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, sacroiliitis, episcleritis, uveitis, and skin lesions[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include fever, diarrhea, stomach cramps, vomiting, and weight loss. Regional enteritis increases the risk of colorectal cancer and small intestine cancer.[icd9data.com] Complications include extra-intestinal involvement, intestinal obstruction, abscess formation, sinuses, and fistulae.[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    […] rheumatoid nodules are usually seen in pressure areas: elbows, occiput, lumbosacral 3 occurs in RF-positive patients 9 ocular involvement keratoconjunctivitis sicca uveitis episcleritis[radiopaedia.org] loss (weighted mean difference -3.23, 95% CI -4.79 to -1.67 kg) in the diet groups compared to the control groups.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Screws are usually not placed above the inion to avoid the intracranial venous sinuses.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In any patient with lupus who suffers from headaches a systematic search for known causes should be carried out including blood pressure checking, examination of the sinuses[web.archive.org] Systemic autoimmune diseases are associated with ocular inflammatory conditions such as episcleritis, scleritis, keratitis, and uveitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vasculitis

    weight loss over 2 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Skin Joints Lungs Kidneys Gastrointestinal tract Blood Sinuses, nose, and ears Eyes Brain Nerve Skin A variety of rashes, the most classic of which is "palpable purpura" –[web.archive.org] The most frequent manifestations at diagnosis were urticaria (100%), arthritis (88%), followed by biopsy-proven glomerulonephritis (19%), episcleritis/scleritis (19%) and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cogan Syndrome

    loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Despite a course of antibiotics to treat a suspected sinusitis, her symptoms persisted and gradually worsened with time.[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu] The diagnosis is made upon the association of eye disease and vestibuloauditory dysfunction, with or without systemic features (fever, asthenia, weight loss, arthritis, arthralgias[jrheum.org]

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