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3,035 Possible Causes for Episodic Facial Swelling, Oral Edema, Pericardial Effusion

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 3

    Facial edema and oral mucuous membrane swelling may be present. The abdomen may be distended and tender to palpation, and bowel sounds are often diminished.[] In this context one or more episodes of isolated angioedema may occur, mostly as a facial swelling.[] Some individuals have been found to only have symptoms of edema during pregnancy, oral contraceptives, or estrogen-replacement therapy (Binkley & Davis III, 2003).[]

  • Angioedema

    Here we report a case who developed oral-facial edema four years after using lisinopril/hydrochlorothiazide. Laryngeal oedema is a main cause of death in angioedema.[] Six months later, the patient had an episode of bilateral facial swelling, lip swelling, and difficulty breathing.[] The patient was treated with methylprednisolone and discharged with an oral prednisolone taper, which resulted in complete remission of the edema and normalization of peripheral[]

  • Hereditary Angioedema

    Laryngeal edema has been reported to occur predominantly after oral surgery.[] 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[] […] laryngeal edema.[]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    […] unexposed areas or loss of pigmentation Pruritus Excoriations, scabbing Telangiectasias Matte-like vascular abnormalities that blanche on palpation Thickened skin Reduced oral[] Anemia preceded allograft SRC in two cases, pericardial effusion in one, and skin tightening in two others.[] Increasingly severe episodes of RP, recurrent digital swelling and gastro-oesophageal reflux were also reported.[]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Second, congestive symptoms are acutely managed with intravenous diuresis as oral absorption of diuretics is decreased due to bowel wall edema from congestion.[] effusion)[] Oral torsemide in patients with chronic congestive heart failure: effects on body weight, edema, and electrolyte excretion: Torsemide Investigators Group.[]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    The most dangerous form of volume overload is pulmonary edema. Medical therapies aimed at decreasing venous return can be employed as temporary measures.[] Clinical findings, internal Hypertension, heart failure, pulmonary oedema, pleural effusions, pericardial effusion, GI bleeding due to peptic ulceration, gastritis/oesophagitis[] Such therapies include nitroglycerin (oral, topical, or parenteral), nesiritide and low-dose morphine sulfate. Diuretic therapy can also be used to augment urine output.[]

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  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    Otherwise, oral beta-blocker therapy is given in the acute setting.[] effusion.[] No pericardial effusion appeared. During the entire hospital admission, the patient did not experience additional thoracic pain or any other complaint.[]

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  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    […] in the presence of bowel edema.[] Pericardial effusion is demonstrated on the coronal CT-reconstruction.[] effusion ( Figure 4 ).[]

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  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    , vol. 28 (pg. 317 - 22 ) 8 Clinical mini-review: systemic lupus erythematosus and the eye , Ocul Immunol Inflamm , 2004 , vol. 12 (pg. 87 - 99 ) 9 Bilateral periorbital edema[] We should also keep SLE in mind when assessing male patients with pericardial effusions.[] Pericardial mesothelioma accounts for only 0.7 % of all malignant mesotheliomas and it usually presents with pericardial effusion, mimicking serositis.[]

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  • Myxedema

    Treatment is often administered intravenously, since there may be edema of the gut wall that limits oral absorption.[] Hypothyroidism is also associated with pericardial effusion with rare progression to tamponade.[] The risk of oral endotracheal intubation under general anesthesia was higher considering his uncontrolled hypertension, edema of supraglottis and glottis.[]

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