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861 Possible Causes for Erythema, Localized Edema

  • Thrombophlebitis

    A 37-year-old woman presented with sudden onset of local pain and edema on her right chest wall, accompanied by a longitudinal retraction of the skin during arm abduction[] In cases where periorbital swelling complicating sinusitis is diagnosed, clinical findings of swelling and erythema extending beyond the orbital region into the cheek should[] No information about risk factors leading to this withdrawal movement or pain on injection is available and whether this reaction leads to erythema or to venous sequelae ([]

  • Cellulitis

    Physical Assessment  Local symptoms:  Erythema and edema of area  Warm to touch,  Possibly fluctuant (tense, firm to palpation)  May resemble peau d’orange  Advancing[] DISCUSSION: The current emergency medicine definition of cellulitis includes erythema, induration, warmth, and swelling.[] She was taking chlorambucil and developed facial edema with erythema and warmth, misjudged as facial cellulitis.[]

  • Erysipelas

    Local signs of inflammation warmth, edema, tenderness are universal. 18.[] Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. Abstract We report histopathological findings in a case of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) syndrome with an erysipelas-like erythema[] All had a painful erythema of the medial part of one or both calves and all failed numerous antibiotic regimens.[]

  • Osteomyelitis

    Septic appearance with no localized findings 3. Diffuse, edema, erythema, warmth and swelling of a limb 4.[] Patients were followed up until the infection resolved (ie, no cutaneous signs of infection, including pain, erythema, or swelling).[] Acute Osteomyelitis Acute Osteomyelitis is typically accompanied by both systemic and local signs of acute inflammation.[]

  • Human Bite

    […] reflux, edema on the forearm, flictenas on dorsum of hand and forearm, exacerbated pain at finger mobilization, and decrease in distal sensibility (median nerve territory[] The presence of localized erythema, swelling, and purulent discharge suggest an infection.[] […] over wound Physical exam fight bite small wound over dorsal aspect of MCP joint wound often transverse, irregular typically 3rd and/or 4th MCPs, but can involve any digit erythema[]

  • Hereditary Deficiency of Antithrombin III

    Abstract It is estimated that 5% of patients with deep vein thrombosis and 50% of those with recurrent thrombosis have an inherited abnormality of coagulation, most commonly deficiency of protein C, protein S or antithrombin III. These disorders should be suspected when venous thrombosis occurs in a young person,[…][]

  • Insect Bite

    Abstract Wells' syndrome is a multifaceted dermatosis with a wide morphological spectrum, ranging from characteristic cellulitis-like erythema and wheals to an unusual presentation[] The postmortem examination revealed swelling and desquamation of skin and erythema on the left arm extending below the elbow.[] Other less common conditions are fungal infections, pigmented purpuric dermatoses, 10– 12 erythema annulare centrifugum, 13, 14 and other gyrate erythemas.[]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    […] following features can occur with cellulitis, they may instead suggest necrotizing fasciitis: Rapid progression Poor therapeutic response Blistering necrosis Cyanosis Extreme local[] : - acute gangrene: at level of fascia, streptococci pyogenes, produces acute gangrene, a form of necrotizing fascitis; - initially there is rapid onset of marked tissue edema[] The most common early signs are erythema, local warmth, skin induration, and edema.[]

  • Subcutaneous Abscess

    […] swelling and a positive indication is obtained by needle puncture. subcutaneous edema accumulation of edema in subcutaneous tissues, usually of the dependent parts.[] Physical exam A superficial abscess is characterized by tenderness, warmth, erythema, and fluctuance.[] The patient received 8 weeks of standard antituberculous treatment, but the infection progressed, with increased swelling, erythema, and fluctuation of the subcutaneous abscess[]

  • Pharyngitis

    In almost all cases, there is a local invasion of the pharyngeal mucosa which also results in excess secretion and edema.[] Figure 35-1 Strep pharyngitis showing tonsillar exudate and erythema. ( Courtesy of Michael Nguyen, MD .)[] PATIENTS AND METHODS: 50 patients presenting sore throat associated with erythema and/or pharyngeal tonsillar exudate with or without scarlatiniform rash, fever and malaise[]

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