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357 Possible Causes for Facial Swelling, Soft Tissue Swelling

  • Acromegaly

    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] Injections often improve symptoms of soft tissue swelling, headache, joint pains and sleep apnea. Patients require lifelong treatment with somatostatin.[pietromortini.com] 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]

  • Sinusitis

    tissue swelling over the forehead (frontal sinus) may indicate an infection of the frontal bone, called Pott's puffy tumor or osteomyelitis.[emedicinehealth.com] Symptoms are similar to a sinus infection — congestion, facial pain and swelling, and discharge — but you may be severely ill with these symptoms.[upmc.com] If your child has had sinusitis and has swelling around the cheekbone or eyelid, it may be facial cellulitis (bacterial infection of the skin and soft tissue) or periorbital[hse.ie]

  • Angioedema

    Upon mucosal contact, injury can cause extreme pain, soft-tissue swelling, salivation, dysphagia, and even aphonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During these two years she had intense abdominal pain twice, along with facial swelling.[scielo.br] MECHANISM: Leakage of fluid through the walls of the small blood vessels causing soft tissue swelling.[m.bkallergy.com]

  • Periapical Abscess

    […] or squamous epithelium. treatment Drainage established either through an opening in the tooth or by incision over soft tissue swelling at apex Antibiotic administration ([50roots.blogspot.com] Sine the root canal I have had severe pain 10 and a lot of facial swelling.[healthquestions.medhelp.org] In some cases, a tooth abscess may perforate bone and start draining into the surrounding tissues creating local facial swelling.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Orbital Abscess

    Computed tomography scan showed proptosis with considerable soft tissue swelling on the left side and no fracture was evidenced in the facial skeleton, including the zygomatic-orbital[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On examination, the facial swelling was brawny hard with marked cellulitis.[sciforschenonline.org] tissue swelling of the retrobulbar tissues as well as echogenic parallel lines between the globe and the medial orbital rim.Surgical exploration of the orbit was performed[jstage.jst.go.jp]

  • Hemophilia

    If your child does not receive prompt treatment, extra blood can pool in the joint or soft tissue and cause pain and swelling that takes longer to go away.[ucsfbenioffchildrens.org] swelling, faintness, rash or hives.[benefix.com] Bleeding into the skin (which is bruising) or muscle and soft tissue causing a build-up of blood in the area (called a hematoma).[web.archive.org]

  • Dental Abscess

    This article describes the case of a 5-year-old girl who presented at an evening clinic with tooth pain, fever, and facial swelling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Depending on the location of the tooth, the infection may spread further into soft tissues ( cellulitis ), causing swelling in the jaw, into the floor of the mouth, or in[merckmanuals.com] In this present case, a 51-year-old woman arrived at the public health department with high fever and facial swelling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hereditary Angioedema

    The symptoms of HEA in pediatric age group generally consist of recurrent episodes of soft tissue swelling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] A lateral soft tissue neck x-ray may reveal soft tissue swelling.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome

    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] tissue swellings.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Melkersson Rosenthal Syndrome is a rare neuro-mucocutaneous disorder characterized by the classic triad of facial swelling, recurrent facial nerve palsy and fissured tongue[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 1

    A lateral soft tissue neck x-ray may reveal soft tissue swelling.[clinicaladvisor.com] Hereditary angioedema type III is characterized primarily by skin swellings (predominantly facial) and abdominal attacks.[genedx.com] Her medical history showed sudden onsets of facial swelling, vomiting, abdominal pain and dyspnea several times a year since infancy.[omicsonline.org]

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