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1,203 Possible Causes for Facial Swelling, Hypertension

  • Acromegaly

    Increased mortality has been related to cardiovascular events that could be linked to these hormones and patients suffer from high rates of diabetes and hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This leads to coarse facial features, soft tissue swelling (including the tongue), enlargement of the hands and feet, respiratory problems, hypertension, diabetes mellitus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms may include: swelling of the hands and feet facial features become coarse as bones grow body hair becomes coarse as the skin thickens and/or darkens increased perspiration[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Sinusitis

    Other chronic respiratory diseases Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome Pulmonary hypertension Bronchiectasis[who.int] Symptoms are similar to a sinus infection — congestion, facial pain and swelling, and discharge — but you may be severely ill with these symptoms.[upmc.com] Oral decongestants (pseudoephedrine) may be a reasonable alternative if the patient has no contraindication such as hypertension.[web.archive.org]

  • Pneumonia

    1,849 COPD, asthma 518 24,511 816 672 -- 1,681 Osteoarthritis and other non-traumatic joint disorders 955 -- 1,034 821 5,974 1,931 Diabetes mellitus 770 -- -- 1,493 -- 2,536 Hypertension[web.archive.org] ORS was defined as bilateral conjunctivitis, facial swelling (lip, lid or mouth), difficulty in breathing and chest discomfort (including cough, wheeze, dysphagia or sore[doi.org] Oculo‐respiratory syndrome was defined as bilateral conjunctivitis, facial swelling (lip, lid or mouth), difficulty in breathing and chest discomfort (including cough, wheeze[doi.org]

  • Acute Glomerulonephritis

    […] management of hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Acute glomerulonephritis (AGN) manifests with abrupt onset of hematuria, facial edema, hypertension and impairment of renal function.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Facial edema, or swelling, is common which tends to be more prominent in the morning. This edema tends to spread to the extremities and the abdomen during the day.[yourkidshealth.net]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    RATIONALE: Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is rare in children and determining the underlying etiologies is essential for treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms may include: Fatigue and malaise Decreased appetite Weight gain and facial swelling Abdominal swelling or pain Foamy urine Fluid accumulation in the body spaces ([stanfordchildrens.org] Organ edema (ascites, pulmonary effusion, facial swelling and lower extremities) and anasarca Loss of albumin through the glomeruli leads to a significant drop in oncotic[pathophys.org]

  • Myxedema

    […] to prevalence of the effect of alpha-adrenergic receptors, increased catecholamines, and increased systemic vascular resistance, causing some patients to have diastolic hypertension[emedicine.com] CASE PRESENTATION: Fifty three-year old woman with metastatic squamous cell carcinoma currently on treatment with nivolumab presented with diffuse facial and tongue swelling[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Enlargement of tongue causing slurred speech Hearing loss (caused by swelling in the middle ear) Facial pallor (paleness) due to anemia and vasoconstriction Skin is pale and[bestonhealth.com]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    At 18 weeks of gestation, severe hypertension developed. Medical history was significant for chronic hypertension, nephrolithiasis, and an atrial myxoma excised in 2011.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., obesity, hypertension, impaired glucose tolerance, hyperlipidemia, hirsutism, acne, and gonadal dysfunction).[doi.org] It should be considered when features of Cushing syndrome and severe hypertension are present.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cushing's Disease

    CONTEXT: Several studies have reported an association between idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) and deficits of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diabetes mellitus and hypertension were observed in 38.7 and 55.1% of patients, respectively.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe here the case of a 12-year old girl with CD who developed benign intracranial hypertension during treatment with ketoconazole.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    A 22-year-old woman presented with lump in the left hypochondrium, refractory high-protein ascites and evidence of left-sided portal hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Affected individuals may have a round, moon-shaped face, thin, fragile skin that bruises easily, high blood pressure (hypertension), generalized muscle weakness, behavioral[rarediseases.org]

  • Preeclampsia

    Hypertensive disease in pregnancy is associated with a spectrum of severity, ranging from mild pregnancy-induced hypertension to eclampsia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] edema, dyspnoea, abdominal pain and weakness.[symptoma.com] Increasing maternal facial edema and rapid weight gain also should be noted because fluid retention often is associated with preeclampsia.[aafp.org]

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