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764 Possible Causes for Facial Swelling, Pleural Effusion

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    A 79-year-old woman experienced episodic dyspnea with unilateral pleural effusion for 2 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Computed tomography and X-ray of the thorax showed left-sided pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] effusion · Decrease in vital capacity by one third from maximum recorded · Tachycardia (heart rate 120 beats/min.)[medicalcriteria.com]

  • 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] Chest radiography and computed tomography scans revealed right pleural effusion and a mass in the right middle lung field, which were confirmed by a percutaneous lung biopsy[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]

  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    Here, we report a case of facial swelling and severe bilateral pleural effusion secondary to superior vena cava occlusion in a 41-year-old woman.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The pleural effusion was confirmed to be a tuberculous empyema.[erj.ersjournals.com] Patient with a 4-week history of increasing facial edema and known lung cancer.[emedicine.com]

  • Angioedema

    During these two years she had intense abdominal pain twice, along with facial swelling.[scielo.br] Abdominal computed tomography – This may show severe edema of the bowel wall [1] Chest radiography – This may show pleural effusion Soft-tissue neck radiography – This may[emedicine.com] Free fluid may be detected in serous cavities ( Figure 3 ) and, if severe, detectable as ascites or pleural effusion. Figure 3.[priory.com]

  • Lung Cancer

    Fluid in the chest (pleural effusion). Lung cancer can cause fluid to accumulate in the space that surrounds the affected lung in the chest cavity (pleural space).[mayoclinic.org] Pleurodesis obliterates the pleural space to prevent recurrent effusion.[guidelinesinpractice.co.uk] Pneumonia, pleural effusion, wheeze, lymphadenopathy are not uncommon.[radiopaedia.org]

  • Myxedema

    Fifty three-year old woman with metastatic squamous cell carcinoma currently on treatment with nivolumab presented with diffuse facial and tongue swelling, slurred speech,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fluid accumulation may cause pleural effusions and decreased diffusing capacity.[emedicine.com] 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]

  • Hereditary Angioedema

    In the cases reported, after initiation of combined contraceptives, patients presented with facial swelling with airway involvement (laryngeal edema) and abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Additional rare physical findings that have been reported are pleuritic symptoms with pleural effusions, seizures and hemiparesis secondary to cerebral edema, and bladder[emedicine.medscape.com] Snapshot A 23-year-old woman with past medical history of multiple allergies leading to facial swelling presents with marked difficulty breathing, abdominal pain, and swelling[step1.medbullets.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] Chest radiograph at that time revealed bilateral pleural effusions that were both reportedly milky in appearance when drained by thoracenteses.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chest and abdomen CT showed massive bilateral pleural effusions, but no lung infiltrate, pericardial effusion or ascites or lymphadenopathy.[bloodjournal.org]

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 3

    ., airway swelling, severe abdominal pain, facial swelling, laryngeal swelling, nausea and vomiting, painful facial distortion); and Medications known to cause angioedema[aetna.com] effusions rarely may be seen Abdominal ultrasonography or computed tomography scanning: Edematous thickening of the intestinal wall, a fluid layer around the bowel, and large[emedicine.medscape.com] Facial edema and oral mucuous membrane swelling may be present. The abdomen may be distended and tender to palpation, and bowel sounds are often diminished.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    Signs and symptoms of a sinus infection include: Facial swelling Sore throat Bad breath Tooth pain Sensitive teeth Dizziness Pain or pressure around the eyes or cheeks From[emedicinehealth.com] […] thickening in paranasal sinuses Bone and cartilage destruction Lungs Multiple nodules of varying sizes, especially at bases Cavitate frequently (50%) Masses wax and wane Pleural[learningradiology.com] Pleural effusions and mediastinal nodal enlargement are also encountered.[radiopaedia.org]

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