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2,543 Possible Causes for Episodic Facial Swelling, Head and Neck Swelling, Pericardial Effusion

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 3

    In this context one or more episodes of isolated angioedema may occur, mostly as a facial swelling.[aacijournal.biomedcentral.com] HAE type III is clinically similar to the classic forms of HAE, but facial and tongue swellings occur more frequently with HAE type III.[clinicaladvisor.com] […] are generally less frequent in patients with HAE with normal C1-INH, and these patients suffer from a higher percentage of facial and tongue swelling episodes, a lower percentage[dovepress.com]

  • Angioedema

    Some authors have suggested that swelling anywhere on the head and neck should heighten suspicion of airway compromise and should prompt advanced examination.[airwayelearning.com] Six months later, the patient had an episode of bilateral facial swelling, lip swelling, and difficulty breathing.[hoajonline.com] […] of the head or neck, were reported as potential study end points.[doi.org]

  • Hereditary Angioedema

    The patient reports several episodes of mild facial swelling that occurred during childhood between the ages of 5-18, but he does not recall seeing a physician or receiving[step1.medbullets.com] Skin swellings, including extremity, facial, genital, and trunk swellings, and abdominal attacks occurred in 97.4% of all edema episodes of the disease.[aaaai.org] In this context one or more episodes of isolated angioedema may occur, mostly as a facial swelling.[aacijournal.biomedcentral.com]

  • Primary Mediastinal Large B-Cell Lymphoma

    Focusing on patients treated with R-CHOP, a higher International Prognostic Index score and the presence of pleural or pericardial effusion were identified as adverse prognostic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma often presents with symptoms of cough, shortness of breath, or swelling of the head and neck, due to the tumor pressing on the windpipe[danafarberbostonchildrens.org] Most PMLBCL patients have stage I-II, bulky disease, with pleural or pericardial effusions in a third of cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Coagulation Abnormalities

    People should seek immediate medical care for serious symptoms, including heavy external bleeding, blood in the urine or stool, double vision, severe head or neck pain, repeated[en.wikipedia.org] They should seek prompt medical care if they experience mild but unstoppable external bleeding or joint swelling and stiffness. [ citation needed ] Mechanism [ edit ] The[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    Chest CT scans showed that 36% of patients had upper airway compression and 44% of patients had pericardial effusions.[oncologynurseadvisor.com] Most common symptoms include a sense of fullness in the head, neck and facial swelling, dyspnea, chest pain, cough, dysphagia and distended upper extremities.[symptoma.com] effusion - Cardiac tamponade Endocardium / heart valves Endocarditis - mitral valve ( regurgitation, prolapse, stenosis ) - aortic valve ( stenosis, insufficiency ) - pulmonary[wikidoc.org]

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  • Sarcoidosis

    Systemic sarcoidosis with pericarditis and pericardial effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Head and neck Check for lymphadenopathy, salivary gland swelling, tonsillar enlargement/inflammation and patency/abnormality of nasal passages if there are any relevant symptoms[patient.info] […] abnormalities such as pericardial effusion, constrictive pericarditis, or even tamponade.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Systemic Scleroderma

    Anemia preceded allograft SRC in two cases, pericardial effusion in one, and skin tightening in two others.[doi.org] Increasingly severe episodes of RP, recurrent digital swelling and gastro-oesophageal reflux were also reported.[rheumatology.oxfordjournals.org] effusion Digital ischemic changes Abnormal capillaries on the nail fold Acro-osteolysis Digital pitting or ulceration Pterygium inversus unguis (i.e., distal nail bed adherence[aafp.org]

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  • T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma

    In fact, this mediastinal mass often provokes bilateral pleural effusion and pericardial effusion, which, in turn, may cause dyspnea, cough, chest pain, attenuation of breath[symptoma.com] This type of lymphoma may present itself with symptoms of cough, breathing difficulty or swelling of the head and neck due to the tumor pressing on the windpipe or large veins[danafarberbostonchildrens.org] There is a pericardial effusion.[scmr.org]

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  • Amyloidosis

    effusion.[circ.ahajournals.org] […] of the feet or legs Leg weakness Weak toenails Symptoms indicating the head and neck are affected include: Lighheadedness upon standing Purple color on the eyelids and/or[my.clevelandclinic.org] effusion; and interatrial septal hypertrophy.[revportcardiol.org]

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