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226 Possible Causes for Facial Swelling, Sleep Apnea Syndrome

  • Acromegaly

    A 61-year-old man with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and normal BMI complained of dyspnea.[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] The patient had been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome two years previously, since when he had worn a continuous positive airway pressure device during sleep[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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]

  • Codeine

    apnea syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Codeine cannot be safely administered by an intravenous (IV) injection as it may result in pulmonary oedema, facial swelling, dangerous release of histamines, and various[arise-network.com] The IV route is not recommended as reactions such as facial swelling, pulmonary edema and convulsions can occur.[druglibrary.org]

  • Airway Obstruction

    Factors related to sleep apnea syndrome in sleep clinic patients. Chest . 1994; 105 : 1753–1758.[ahajournals.org] Two patients with inspiratory stridor, anterior neck swelling, and facial edema progressed to respiratory distress and their hematomas were removed by surgery, during which[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Children with syndromic craniosynostosis often have obstructive sleep apnea and intracranial hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cherubism

    CPAP by means of an oral interface was completely accepted after three hypnosis sessions and resulted in the correction of his obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe an 8-year-old boy who presented with severe facial swelling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] swelling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Erythema Infectiosum

    Apnea Syndrome 398 Cardiovascular System 399 Defects of the Atrial Septum Including the Atrioventricular Canal 401 Pulmonary Stenosis 406 Patent Ductus Arteriosus 409 Coarctation[books.google.com] Otitis Externa 373 Mastoiditis 374 Croup 377 Bronchiolitis 379 Nonbacterial Pneumonia 382 Bacterial Preumonia 386 Cystic Fibrosis 388 Cervical Lymphadenitis 394 Obstructive Sleep[books.google.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    A 42-year-old man with a history of Billroth II-gastrectomy, chronic alcoholism, and malnutrition developed acute tetraparesis, two days before admission. He presented with bilateral, proximal upper and lower limb weakness, limb girdle wasting, bilaterally reduced Achilles tendon reflexes, and bilateral stocking-type[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Allergic Rhinitis

    AR can induce medical complications, learning problems and sleep-related complaints, such as obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and chronic and acute sinusitis, acute otitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These include facial swelling, redness around the nose, and allergic "shiners."[emedicinehealth.com] apnea.[link.springer.com]

  • Drug Eruptions

    […] disorder related to shift work, and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Warning signs of a drug eruption with systemic involvement include: Fever Hypotension Myalgias or weakness Respiratory distress Facial swelling Scleral icterus, jaundice Bullae[derm101.com] Remember, it’s very uncommon for the mucosa or face to be involved or for systemic symptoms (i.e. fever, facial swelling, blistering), so if that’s the case with your patient[emdocs.net]

  • Androgen Therapy

    Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome induced by testosterone administration. N Engl J Med. 1983; 308 :508–510. [ PubMed ] 68. Johnson MW, Anch AM, Remmers JE.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] swelling.[prostate-cancer.com] apnea, and genetic disorders.[aetna.com]

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