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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[] In this context one or more episodes of isolated angioedema may occur, mostly as a facial swelling.[] HAE type III is clinically similar to the classic forms of HAE, but facial and tongue swellings occur more frequently with HAE type III.[]

  • 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[] Six months later, the patient had an episode of bilateral facial swelling, lip swelling, and difficulty breathing.[] Free fluid may be detected in serous cavities ( Figure 3 ) and, if severe, detectable as ascites or pleural effusion. Figure 3.[]

  • 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[] 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[] 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[]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    effusion)[] A 79-year-old woman experienced episodic dyspnea with unilateral pleural effusion for 2 years.[] (in CHF or pneumonia), discrete loss of vascular markings (in pneumothorax), water-bottle heart (in pericardial effusion), and hyperinflation (in chronic obstructive pulmonary[]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Cardiomyopathy

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

    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[] 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[] Most PMLBCL patients have stage I-II, bulky disease, with pleural or pericardial effusions in a third of cases.[]

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

    Pericardial effusion is demonstrated on the coronal CT-reconstruction.[] effusion ( Figure 4 ).[] 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[]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Pleurisy, pleural effusions, pulmonary fibrosis. Pericarditis, pericardial effusions, myocardial infarction, myocardial dysfunction, myocarditis. Lymphadenopathy.[] 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.[] Pleurisy, pleural effusions , pulmonary fibrosis . Pericarditis , pericardial effusions , myocardial infarction , myocardial dysfunction, myocarditis . Lymphadenopathy .[]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Anasarca

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

    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.[] The characteristics of patients with lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) are poorly defined, as they may present with or without pleural effusion (PE).[] Pleural effusion Pneumothorax Ground-glass opacities Pericardial effusion Chylothorax Mediastinal lymphadenopathy Dilated thoracic duct Cystic lymph nodal lesions Renal angiolipomas[]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling

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