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3,780 Possible Causes for Episodic Facial Swelling, Pericardial Effusion, Pleural Effusion

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 3

    effusions rarely may be seen Abdominal ultrasonography or computed tomography scanning: Edematous thickening of the intestinal wall, a fluid layer around the bowel, and large[emedicine.medscape.com] 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]

  • Angioedema

    Abdominal computed tomography – This may show severe edema of the bowel wall [1] Chest radiography – This may show pleural effusion Soft-tissue neck radiography – This may[emedicine.com] Six months later, the patient had an episode of bilateral facial swelling, lip swelling, and difficulty breathing.[hoajonline.com] Free fluid may be detected in serous cavities ( Figure 3 ) and, if severe, detectable as ascites or pleural effusion. Figure 3.[priory.com]

  • Hereditary Angioedema

    Additional rare physical findings that have been reported are pleuritic symptoms with pleural effusions, seizures and hemiparesis secondary to cerebral edema, and bladder[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] effusions rarely may be seen Abdominal ultrasonography or computed tomography scanning: Edematous thickening of the intestinal wall, a fluid layer around the bowel, and large[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    effusion)[emedicine.medscape.com] A 79-year-old woman experienced episodic dyspnea with unilateral pleural effusion for 2 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (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]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Cardiomyopathy

    In both patients, echocardiography showed LV hypertrophy, biventricular systolic dysfunction, and a large amount of pericardial effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Associated pleural effusions may also be seen.[radiopaedia.org] effusions Cardiac catheterization with pressure measurements Possible myocardial biopsy to identify underlying cause Treatment References: [1] [3] [16] [17] Arrhythmogenic[amboss.com]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • 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] The two groups of patients were similar as regard to age, gender, presence of bulky mediastinal mass, pleural effusion, stage and international prognostic indexes category[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most PMLBCL patients have stage I-II, bulky disease, with pleural or pericardial effusions in a third of cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Pericardial effusion is demonstrated on the coronal CT-reconstruction.[radiologyassistant.nl] effusion ( Figure 4 ).[omicsonline.org] effusion due to another disorder Pleural effusion due to congestive heart failure Red half-moon nail in congestive heart failure Refractory heart failure Symptomatic congestive[icdlist.com]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Pleurisy, pleural effusions, pulmonary fibrosis. Pericarditis, pericardial effusions, myocardial infarction, myocardial dysfunction, myocarditis. Lymphadenopathy.[patient.info] CT showed a massive right pleural effusion and a sclerotic lesion in the right ninth rib. Histopathological examination of the rib revealed IgA lambda-type plasmacytoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pleurisy, pleural effusions , pulmonary fibrosis . Pericarditis , pericardial effusions , myocardial infarction , myocardial dysfunction, myocarditis . Lymphadenopathy .[patient.info]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Anasarca

    Pericardial effusions were excluded by serial echocardiograms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chest radiograph at that time revealed bilateral pleural effusions that were both reportedly milky in appearance when drained by thoracenteses.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chest and abdomen CT showed massive bilateral pleural effusions, but no lung infiltrate, pericardial effusion or ascites or lymphadenopathy.[bloodjournal.org]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

    The physical examination is often nonspecific but may reveal evidence of pleural effusion, ascites, pericardial effusion or pneumothorax, if present.[symptoma.com] The characteristics of patients with lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) are poorly defined, as they may present with or without pleural effusion (PE).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pleural effusion Pneumothorax Ground-glass opacities Pericardial effusion Chylothorax Mediastinal lymphadenopathy Dilated thoracic duct Cystic lymph nodal lesions Renal angiolipomas[wikidoc.org]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling

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