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392 Possible Causes for Facial Swelling, Iron Deficiency

  • Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

    We report the case of a 5-year-old Caucasian female with EPP who presented with a long-standing 3-year history of recurrent facial blisters and erythematous swelling and lesions[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These disorders are often associated with iron deficiency anaemia (IDA).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, the patient’s father reported a prior history of “recurrent” episodes of hand and facial swelling that also seemed to occur from prolonged exposure to sunlight and[jcadonline.com]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Yves Beguin and Aurélie Jaspers , Iron sucrose – characteristics, efficacy and regulatory aspects of an established treatment of iron deficiency and iron-deficiency anemia[doi.org] Intravenous iron without erythropoietin for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in patients with moderate to severe congestive heart failure and chronic kidney insufficiency[doi.org] Discriminating Between Iron Deficiency Anemia and Anemia of Chronic Disease Using Tradicional Indices of Iron Status vs Transferrin Receptor Concentration.[web.archive.org]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Patient I presented with persistent respiratory distress, facial swelling and recurrent syncopal attacks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] . - I've seen a hematologist to determine whether or not I have iron deficiency - and i don't. I've even been to psychiatrists and psychologists to no avail.[reddit.com] Other findings may include pale, yellow skin, thin and brittle hair, coarse facial features, brittle nails, firm swelling of the arms and legs, and mental slowing.[uclahealth.org]

  • 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[dentistryiq.com] Iron laden organelle in upper cell may correspond to microscopic plaque Differential diagnosis Cytoplasmic vacuoles also due to copper deficiency, hematogones, lipid storage[pathologyoutlines.com] […] bruises; angular chelitis or other signs of poor nutrition and depression of the immune system; and chronic asymptomatic bilateral swelling of the parotid gland. (10) Other[dentistryiq.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Alcoholic gastritis often “oozes” blood, which can lead to iron-deficiency anemia, but it can also cause sudden and dramatic blood loss, especially if the condition progresses[livestrong.com] Blood loss Full blood count (Hb and RBC differential) Iron deficiency Full blood count (MCV) Folate deficiency Folate levels prior to treatment Hypersplenism Bleeding Full[rcpa.edu.au] Also, alcohol's ability to interrupt the bone marrow's red blood cell production and to cause bleeding from gastric ulcers may lead to the development of iron deficiency anemia[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    Ferritin: low ferritin may indicate iron deficiency from diet or blood loss; ferritin is raised in haemochromatosis.[patient.info] deficiency can all contribute to normal peripheral blood cell counts. 7 Inherited thrombophilia Inherited thrombophilias are germ line mutations that confer a prothrombotic[dx.doi.org] […] to 40% of patients. 25 Another important finding is that a normal peripheral blood cell count does not exclude an underlying MPN because hemodilution, hypersplenism and iron[dx.doi.org]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    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] Although kidney biopsy could not be performed due to a lack of facilities in the country, we made a diagnosis of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (NS) with iron deficiency anemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Angioedema

    During these two years she had intense abdominal pain twice, along with facial swelling.[scielo.br] As angioedema can be associated with other medical problems – such as an iron deficiency, liver diseases and problems with the thyroid gland – your doctor or specialist will[nhsinform.scot] Six months later, the patient had an episode of bilateral facial swelling, lip swelling, and difficulty breathing.[hoajonline.com]

  • Anasarca

    She has mild facial edema, moderate abdominal distention without … View Full Text Log in using your username and password Log in through your institution You may be able to[pedsinreview.aappublications.org] The American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for prevention of iron deficiency anemia are reviewed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One week prior to renal biopsy, he had the sudden onset of facial edema and a urine protein/creatinine ratio of 7.8. Image 1. No change by light microscopy. Image 2.[arkanalabs.com]

  • Ferrous Gluconate

    Signs listed by Drugs.com include hives, difficulty breathing, and facial, throat or mouth swelling.[livestrong.com] It is also used as am iron supplement to cure iron deficiency anemia. ferrous gluconate: InChI 1/2C6H12O7.Fe.2H2O/c2*7-1-2(8)3(9)4(10)5(11)6(12)13;;;/h2*2-5,7-11H,1H2,(H,12,13[sci-toys.com] Ferrous gluconate is used to treat or prevent iron deficiency anemia (a lack of red blood cells caused by having too little iron in the body).[drugs.com]

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