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2,821 Possible Causes for Episodic Facial Swelling, Patient Appears Acutely Ill, 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

    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

    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] 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] 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]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    effusion)[emedicine.medscape.com] (in CHF or pneumonia), discrete loss of vascular markings (in pneumothorax), water-bottle heart (in pericardial effusion), and hyperinflation (in chronic obstructive pulmonary[clinicaladvisor.com] effusion), and poor hemodynamics after the Fontan procedure (eg, elevated pulmonary vascular resistance).[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    effusion.[patient.info] No pericardial effusion appeared. During the entire hospital admission, the patient did not experience additional thoracic pain or any other complaint.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] […] define the extent of the infarction and assess overall ventricular function and can identify complications, such as acute mitral regurgitation, left ventricular rupture or pericardial[patient.info]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Suppurative Pericarditis

    Patients are very ill appearing. The likelihood of extravascular complications is higher.[atsu.edu] A systematized diagnostic approach to moderate pericardial effusion is presented, together with a review of purulent pericarditis.[semanticscholar.org] Echocardiogram showed a large pericardial effusion, CT scan ruled out lung and mediastinal infection.[researchers.unab.cl]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Acute Pericarditis

    RESULTS: Ninety-nine patients were admitted for acute pericarditis with pericardial effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract In three cases of acute pericarditis with pericardial effusion, the presence of fibrous strands within the fluid-filled pericardial cavity was demonstrated by M-mode[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND AND AIM: According to the published data and guidelines the diagnosis of pericarditis is mainly clinical; if we exclude patients with pericardial effusion, no single[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Kawasaki Disease

    effusion on the fifth day of hospital stay.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , any patient in whom Kawasaki disease is strongly suspected should receive echocardiography because abnormalities that aid in diagnosis may appear within the first 10 days[aafp.org] The initial presence of any echocardiographic abnormality (coronary artery dilatation, CAA, pericardial effusion, perivascular brightness of the coronary arteries, left-ventricular[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Dressler Syndrome

    We excluded patients with pericardial tamponade due to a small amount of effusion or to localized pericardial effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ECG may show ST elevation in most leads without reciprocal ST depression, typical of pericardial effusion. Echocardiography shows pericardial effusion.[patient.info] The pericardial effusion cleared with short-term therapy with corticosteroids and the prolonged use of indomethacin.[unboundmedicine.com]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Cardiac Tamponade

    Hypothyroidism is a significant cause of pericardial effusion. However, large pericardial effusions due to hypothyroidism are extremely rare.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient who has acute, rapid bleeding with cardiac tamponade appears critically ill and in shock.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The purpose of this paper is to review current approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of pericardial effusions and cardiac tamponade.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling

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