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164 Possible Causes for Facial Swelling, Sleep Apnea Syndrome

  • Acromegaly

    KEYWORDS: Acromegaly; Dyspnea; Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome; Vocal cord paralysis[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]

  • 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] […] 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] 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[dentistryiq.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Abstract Recent reports have emphasized the occurrence of a myopathy in chronic alcoholism associated with hypokalemia. This report of hypokalemic myopathy in a chronic alcoholic, emphasizes the primary myopathic nature of the condition and attributes it to a possible non-specific effect of the hypokalemia on[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome

    […] lez-GarcA-a C....JaAcn-Olasolo P. 2011 49 Obstructive sleep apnea in a patient with the Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome. ( 19862566 ) Eisele H.J....Schulz R. 2010 50 Marathon[malacards.org] Abstract We report an unusual case of Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome presenting as diffuse facial swelling with facial, glossopharyngeal and vagus nerve palsies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Facial swelling; Fissured tongue[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    METHODS: 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] CASE PRESENTATION: A 28-year-old dialysis-dependent woman with IgA nephropathy developed facial swelling, head pressure, headache, nausea, dizziness and fever 6 weeks after[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The majority of the patients (n 19) presented with symptomatic arm, breast, and facial swelling; and 6 patients presented with dialysis-access dysfunction and venous-line[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    Symptoms include difficulty swallowing, drooling, facial/neck swelling, fever, muffled voice, fever, tender glands, severe sore throat, and difficulty opening the mouth.[healthresearchfunding.org] […] in mouth and throat • Enlargement in lymph glands in neck • Muscle spasm • Ear pain • Difficulty in swallowing saliva • “hot potato voice ” • Headache • Facial and neck swelling[drthindhomeopathy.com] […] or neck swelling Fever Headache Muffled voice Tender glands of the jaw and throat An exam of the throat often shows swelling on one side and on the roof of the mouth.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Down Syndrome

    […] not able to resolve obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in most patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is more common in children with Down syndrome, affecting up to 60% of patients, and may persist in up to 50% of patients after adenotonsillectomy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] INTRODUCTION: Residual obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) after adenotonsillectomy (T&A) is a common problem in children with Down Syndrome (DS).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Narcolepsy

    apnea syndrome. [25] The CSF histamine level may serve as a biomarker reflecting the degree of hypersomnia of central origin. [24, 25] CNS nuclei for wakefulness and the[emedicine.medscape.com] Petechiae were observed on the soft palate, and facial edema was noted.[web.archive.org] , sleep apnea syndrome).[medicinenet.com]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    Some affected individuals also have obstructive airway disease and sleep apnea. Persons with Scheie syndrome can live into adulthood.[en.wikipedia.org] While they may present coarse facial features, the latter rarely prompt a diagnostic workup.[symptoma.com] Shapiro J, Strome M, Crocker AC: Airway obstruction and sleep apnea in Hurler and Hunter syndromes. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 94:458–461, 1985. PubMed Google Scholar 31.[link.springer.com]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    apnea 睡眠時無呼吸症候群 sleep apnea syndrome 睡眠時無呼吸症候群 sleep disturbance 睡眠障害 sleep-disordered breathing 睡眠時無呼吸症候群 sliding scale スライディングスケール small dense LDL スモールデンスLDL small dense[jds.or.jp] […] periinsulitis 膵島周囲炎 polysomnography 睡眠ポリグラム recommended dietary allowance 推奨栄養所要量 sand rat スナネズミ scavenger receptor スカベンジャー受容体 simultaneous pancreas with kidney transplant 膵腎同時移植 sleep[jds.or.jp]

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