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97 Possible Causes for Facial Swelling, Hypokalemia, Polyuria

  • Cushing Syndrome

    RESULTS: A 59-year-old man presented with nasal congestion and neck swelling and was noted to have hypokalemia, hypertension, and hyperglycemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] low ACTH Presentation Symptoms depression and psychological changes oligomenorrhea growth retardation weakness acne excessive hair growth symptoms of diabetes (polydipsia, polyuria[step2.medbullets.com] We report a case of a 74-year-old male patient who presented with severe hypokalemia, proximal muscle weakness, peripheral edema, metabolic alkalosis, and worsening hyperglycemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cushing's Disease

    The course of the disease was fatal, the patient died due to severe hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ectopic ACTH secretion was initially suspected on the basis of very high cortisoluria and ACTH concentrations, severe hypokalemia, a lung hypermetabolic lesion and a normal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tw o also demonstrated personality changes, hypertension and hypokalemia, the last of these being rarely reported in patients with Cushing's disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    Monitor intake and output, serum glucose and electrolyte levels for abnormalities, especially hypokalemia and hypernatremia.[journals.lww.com] Sugar remains in the blood and often the body will try and remove this leading to a high sugar content in the urine, causing polyuria (passing of large volumes of urine) and[cancerindex.org] Physicians carefully restrict the number of corticosteroid injections because, over time, they can cause weight gain, osteoporosis (bone degeneration), facial swelling and[laserspineinstitute.com]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    The patient was readmitted to the hospital 4 weeks later for respiratory distress with a 1-week history of lethargy, decreased appetite, and increased facial swelling.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] In addition to the CS development, biochemical results of the patient showed low cortisol, ACTH, testosterone, DHEAS (Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate) levels, and hypokalemia[mrmjournal.biomedcentral.com] Increased free cortisol Decreased serum ACTH Hypothesis: Iatrogenic Cushing’s syndrome Additional Learning issues: Pathophysiology of some Cushing’s disease clinical features Polyuria[medatrio.com]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    Monitor patients for signs and symptoms Acthar can cause elevation of blood pressure, salt and water retention, and hypokalemia.[actharnephrology.com] Common Secondary Causes of Nephrotic Syndrome Cause Key features Diabetes mellitus Glucosuria, hyperglycemia, polyuria Systemic lupus erythematosus Anemia, arthralgias, autoantibodies[aafp.org] 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]

  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism

    PATIENT CONCERNS: A pregnant 26-year-old woman was referred to our hospital with painful swelling of multiple facial bones, anemia, urinary calculi, marasmus, and a history[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here, a 32 years old lady with burning to colicky recurrent upper abdominal pain, polyuria, polydipsia associated with anorexia, dyspepsia, generalized body ache, joint pain[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] "Stones" refers to kidney stones, nephrocalcinosis, and diabetes insipidus (polyuria and polydipsia). These can ultimately lead to renal failure.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    Hypokalemia was associated with hypoglycemia in some patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] PTH)副甲状腺ホルモン peptide hormoneペプチドホルモン pheochromocytomaクロム親和[性]細胞腫、褐色細胞腫 pituitary下垂体〔性〕の pituitary adenoma下垂体腺腫 pituitary hormone下垂体ホルモン polyphagia (polyphagy)多食[症]、過食[症] polyuria[tokyo-med.ac.jp] The symptoms of VIPomas include copious amounts of watery diarrhea, hypokalemia, and dehydration.[symptoma.com]

  • Pheochromocytoma

    Between diagnosis and planned tumor removal, the patient developed signs and symptoms of Cushing's syndrome (facial edema and hirsutism, myopathy and fatigue).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] hypertension; and a 6-month history of daily symptomatic hypertensive paroxysms, associated with chest pressure, unilateral flushing, dizziness, weakness, tachycardia, and polyuria[archinte.ama-assn.org]

  • Caffeine

    BACKGROUND: Excessive ingestion of caffeine can induce hypokalemia, which affects the neuromuscular system and can lead to paralysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Copyright 2017 European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Excessive intake of caffeine may produce arrhythmias and pronounced hypokalemia and ensuing ventricular fibrillation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Nephritis

    Bone density test showed severe osteoporosis, and laboratory findings suggested hypokalemia, hypophosphatemia, and vitamin D deficiency, which supported the diagnosis of hypophosphatemic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] tubulointerstitial nephritis includes : Urinary tract obstruction – stones or tumors Atherosclerosis Amyloidosis Multiple myeloma Leukemia Metabolic diseases – hypercalcemia, hypokalemia[healthhype.com] They present with predominant symptoms of tubular dysfunction (polyuria). Proximal tubule defects can present as Fanconi syndrome.[lecturio.com]

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