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939 Possible Causes for Facial Edema

  • Alcohol Abuse

    edema, including baggy eyes, producing a bloated appearance; jaundiced skin or mucosa; redness of the forehead, cheek and nose; broken teeth or dentures, facial cuts and[] According to “Dental Considerations for the Alcoholic Patient,” we should observe patients for: “alcohol smell on breath; rhinepyma (red, beefy nose); dilated blood vessels; facial[]

  • Acute Sinusitis

    . • Cervical lymphadenitis is rarely present • Facial tenderness is inconsistent and nonspecific. • Periorbital edema with skin discoloration may be present, especially with[] […] pain Anosmia or hyposmia AND inflammation as suggested by: Purulent mucus or edema in the middle meatus /anterior ethmoidal area during anterior rhinoscopy Polyps in the[] […] pain or headache Headache, facial pain, and irritability (variable) Periorbital edema (variable) Low-grade or no fever High fever (temperature 39 C) Table 3 : Risk factors[]

  • Sunburn

    Abstract Exposure to ultraviolet radiation is the main risk factor for skin cancer. Denmark has one of the highest incidences of skin cancer in the world. In 2007, a long-term sun safety campaign was launched in Denmark. We have evaluated the effects on prevalence of sunburn and modeled the effects on future[…][]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    A 42-year-old man with a history of Billroth II-gastrectomy, chronic alcoholism, and malnutrition developed acute tetraparesis, two days before admission. He presented with bilateral, proximal upper and lower limb weakness, limb girdle wasting, bilaterally reduced Achilles tendon reflexes, and bilateral stocking-type[…][]

  • Preeclampsia

    […] of the lower limbs or facial edema, dyspnoea, abdominal pain and weakness.[] Increasing maternal facial edema and rapid weight gain also should be noted because fluid retention often is associated with preeclampsia.[] […] preeclampsia may present with the following signs and symptoms which are usually endorgan effects: headache, blurred vision, altered mental state, cortical or retinal blindness, edema[]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    The most common clinical features at presentation were muscle weakness (95%), hyperpigmentation (90%), facial puffiness (76%), easy bruising (61%), edema (57%), and striae[] […] osteoporosis ) Water retention ( edema ) around your ankles More susceptible to infections Poor height growth in children Investigations You GP may refer you to an endocrinology[] Women may have excessive facial and body hair, known as hirsutism. A woman's voice may deepen, and she may lose the hair on her head.[]

  • Erysipelas

    Summary After an average follow-up time of three years, recurrent erysipelas was observed in 29% of 143 patients admitted primarily with erysipelas. Nineteen patients (13%) had two or more recurrences during this period. The predisposing factor with the highest recurrence rate was venous insufficiency. Regular[…][]

  • Zygomatic Fracture

    CASE REPORT A 21-yr-old man presented at our department with the chief complaint of right facial edema and deformity that occurred after a blow to the facial area.[] Majority of the patients in this study had middle-energy fractures which are similar to those reported by other authors.[ 8 , 9 ] Facial edema and peri-orbital swelling may[] Most of the fractures occurred in men, and the disfigurement caused by facial asymmetry was accepted.[]

  • Angioedema

    Here we report a case who developed oral-facial edema four years after using lisinopril/hydrochlorothiazide. Laryngeal oedema is a main cause of death in angioedema.[] […] lip edema (Ishoo stage I). b Tongue edema (Ishoo stage III).[] […] fit one of the four categories: Swelling of the face (including hemifacial swelling) or lips (Fig. 5a ) Fig. 5 Presentation of angioedema in the emergency department. a Facial[]

  • Urticaria

    Puig, Cold Urticaria Associated with Intraoperative Hypotension and Facial Edema, Anesthesiology, 90, 3, (907), (1999). M.C.[]

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