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1,036 Possible Causes for Episodic Facial Swelling, Patient Appears Acutely Ill

  • 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

    Six months later, the patient had an episode of bilateral facial swelling, lip swelling, and difficulty breathing.[hoajonline.com] She had used oral contraceptives for 10 years, and eventually other drugs, which she did not relate to episodes of facial swelling. The patient never fell pregnant.[scielo.br] A young woman before (left) and during (right) an episode of facial hereditary angiodema.[jaoa.org]

  • Hereditary Angioedema

    Physical Examination Patients having acute attacks of HAE may appear severely ill. The first priority in the evaluation is to ensure an adequate airway.[emedicine.medscape.com] 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]

  • Basilar Migraine

    There is usually tenderness and swelling over the carotid artery in the neck. Episodes can occur several times weekly and last a few minutes to hours.[healthcommunities.com] Carotidynia, also called lower-half headache or facial migraine, produces deep, dull, aching, and sometimes piercing pain in the jaw or neck.[healthcommunities.com]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Pneumonia Patients with pneumonia often have a higher fever than patients with acute bronchitis, may appear more ill, and have rales on lung examination.[online.epocrates.com] CXR will detect an infiltrate from pneumonia that will not be present in acute bronchitis.[online.epocrates.com] Allergic rhinitis Patients with allergic rhinitis often have postnasal drip causing a cough.[online.epocrates.com]

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  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    This article has no abstract; the first 100 words appear below. Acute pharyngitis is one of the most common illnesses for which patients visit primary care physicians.[doi.org]

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  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is known to be causative agent of mild to severe upper and lower respiratory illnesses in sporadic cases and outbreaks. We present a case report of a 3-month-old child with acute gastroenteritis who visited a pediatric clinic in Kyushu area in Japan in 2015. A stool sample collected from[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Acute Cystitis

    […] with suprapubic tenderness. 10 Acute pyelonephritis should be suspected if the patient is ill-appearing and seems uncomfortable, particularly if she has concomitant fever[aafp.org] appears ill enough to warrant hospitalization.[antimicrobe.org] Physical Examination and Diagnostic Testing The physical examination of patients with acute uncomplicated cystitis is typically normal, except in the 10 to 20 percent of women[aafp.org]

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  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Abstract A systematic literature review was performed to quantify the accuracy of chest radiography in differentiating bacterial from viral lower respiratory infection in children. Relevant studies were identified in a systematic literature search and were included in the review according to predetermined criteria.[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Abstract Purpose: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) have plagued mankind long before bacteria were recognized as the causative agents of disease and before urology became an established medical specialty. To our knowledge a comprehensive review of the recorded medical history of UTI from its first description in[…][oadoi.org]

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