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3,043 Possible Causes for Episodic Facial Swelling, Recurrent Abdominal Pain, Upper Airway Obstruction

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 3

    airway obstruction.[] In this context one or more episodes of isolated angioedema may occur, mostly as a facial swelling.[] […] significantly impair the quality of life, their spontaneous resolution is rather common, but in rare cases, laryngeal edema may cause asphyxiation and even death due to upper[]

  • Angioedema

    Additional treatments Intravenous epinephrine (1:10,000) should be used in patients who demonstrate upper airway obstruction, acute respiratory failure, or shock. [4] Aerosolized[] Abdominal associated with angioedema may manifest as severe acute-onset abdominal pain or as moderately severe chronic recurrent abdominal pain.[] Six months later, the patient had an episode of bilateral facial swelling, lip swelling, and difficulty breathing.[]

  • Hereditary Angioedema

    Complete upper airway obstruction may commence without immediate medical attention. Progressive upper airway obstruction warrants immediate emergency intubation.[] The patient had experienced recurrent abdominal pain around the time of her menstrual period for 13 years.[] 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

    The clinical symptoms include skin swelling, abdominal pain, and life-threatening episodes of upper airway obstruction.[] Recurrent abdominal pain resulting from edema of the gastrointestinal wall is reported in 70% to more than 90% of patients with HAE. 14,19 Symptoms can range from mild, intermittent[] In patients with HAE, dental surgery--including tooth extraction--may be followed by self-limiting edema episodes, including lip swelling, facial swelling, tongue edema and[]

  • Food Allergy

    Allergic reactions to peanut and tree nuts can present as upper airway obstruction.[] To increase awareness that food allergy should be considered in the differential diagnosis of upper airway obstruction in children.[] When the presenting signs and symptoms of food allergy are limited to upper airway obstruction, they can be confused with foreign body aspiration.[]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • ACE Inhibitor-Induced Angioedema

    After 12 hours he had complete resolution of his upper airway obstruction and was extubated.[] abdominal pain.[] Six months later, the patient had an episode of bilateral facial swelling, lip swelling, and difficulty breathing.[]

  • Abdominal Epilepsy

    Imposed upper airways obstruction Imposed upper airways obstruction (suffocation) is a rare but important cause of life-threatening syncope in infants.[] […] epilepsy is an uncommon cause of recurrent abdominal pain. 1, 2 It is characterised by paroxystic episodes of abdominal pain, diverse abdominal complaints, definite EEG abnormalities[] airways obstruction Orthostatic intolerance Long QT and cardiac syncope Hyper-cyanotic spells BEHAVIORAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS Daydreaming /inattention[]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Peritoneal Adhesion

    It is regarded as an emergency as an upper airway obstruction can develop. Bilateral peritonsillar abscess is a rare presentation and results in catastrophic sequelae.[] […] procedures, such as appendectomy, with complications ranging from recurrent discomfort and pain to intestinal obstruction.[] Shayani V, Siegert C, and Favia P, The role of laparoscopic adhesiolysis in the treatment of patients with chronic abdominal pain or recurrent bowel obstruction , Journal[]

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  • Pediatric Crohn Disease

    […] part of the spine ( kyphoscoliosis ) Obstructive sleep apnea, which causes stops in breathing because of airway inflammation Idiopathic (no specific cause) tightening (constriction[] Because of recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhoea she underwent WCE. The images show mildly stenosed small bowel with ulcers, consistent with Crohn's disease.[] Fistulae should be repaired in patients with any of the following: Abdominal pain Dysuria Malodorous urine Incontinence Urinary outlet obstruction Recurrent cystitis Bouts[]

    Missing: Episodic Facial Swelling
  • Anaphylaxis

    Severe anaphylaxis is characterised by life-threatening upper airway obstruction, bronchospasm and/or hypotension. Anaphylaxis in children is most often caused by food.[] Many people report a recurrent symptom-complex after eating reactive foods with itching, flushing, chest pain and tightness, shortness of breath, sometimes acute abdominal[] airway obstruction i.e. stridor Reassess patient’s symptoms, PE, VS Serious Symptoms Resolved with 1 dose of Epinephrine (excluding rash) Severe or recurrent symptoms or[]

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