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10 Possible Causes for Forearm Pain, Subcutaneous Crepitus

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    The patient presented with elevated body temperature, swelling, and pain over the left hand and forearm for 4 days before coming to our emergency room.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute infection, often accompanied by toxic shock syndrome, rapid progression of marked edema to violaceous bullae and necrosis of subcutaneous tissue, absence of crepitus[en.wikibooks.org] Case report A 66-year-old Caucasian woman with a seropositive RA presented with sudden onset of severe and progressive forearm and elbow pain with 3 days of evolution.[reumatologiaclinica.org]

  • Subcutaneous Emphysema

    The next morning, he noted increased swelling in the proximal forearm and presented to the emergency department.[healio.com] Crepitation, subcutaneous (subcutaneous crepitus, subcutaneous emphysema) . 2. Agarwal IT, Long DE. Radiological Case of the Month Discussion .[journals.lww.com] […] two names for subcutaneous emphysema 1. subcutaneous crepitus 2. subcutaneous crepitation list 8 causes of subcutaneous emphysema 1. blunt force 2. inhaling cocaine 3. penetrating[quizlet.com]

  • Pyomyositis

    A 25–year–old Caucasian man with no past medical history complained of 3 days of severe bilateral “gnawing” pain in his calves and forearms.[shmabstracts.com] Crepitus occurs when gas-forming organisms are present. Signs of systemic sepsis and toxaemia occur quickly.[surgwiki.com] Case 3 : An 11 year old boy was seen for pain and swelling of the left forearm of 4 days duration.[neurologyindia.com]

  • Tracheobronchial Injury

    […] and Soft Tissue Injury 264 Arm and Elbow Injuries 265 Wrist and Forearm Injuries 266 Metacarpal Injuries 267 Finger Injuries 268 Pelvic Injuries 269 Hip and Femur Injuries[books.google.com] The chest wall was non-tender without crepitus. No abnormalities were obtained in neurological examination.[austinpublishinggroup.com] 257 Orthopedic Trauma 259 General Approach to Orthopedic Injuries 260 Pediatric Fractures 261 Cervical Spine Fractures 262 Shoulder Dislocations and Fractures 263 Shoulder Pain[books.google.com]

  • Lymphangitis

    She explained that 2 days before presentation a spider bite had occurred on her left forearm, after which she had experienced pain and erythema spreading gradually to the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Crepitus occurs when gas-forming organisms are present. Signs of systemic sepsis and toxaemia occur quickly.[surgwiki.com] On her dermatologic examination, she had an indurated necrotic plaque on the left forearm, which had an upward-spreading linear erythema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bacterial Myositis

    Case 3 : An 11 year old boy was seen for pain and swelling of the left forearm of 4 days duration.[neurologyindia.com] Absent Present Absent Often present Absent Anaesthesia of lesions Sometimes present Absent Absent Absent Sometimes present Appearance of infection Subcutaneous tissue and[anaerobicinfections.blogspot.com] (JDM/PM) Muscle weakness : Sudden (DM/PM) Gradual (JDM/PM) Neck, hip, back and shoulders (DM) Neck, arms and legs (JDM) Forearms, shoulders, back, hips and thighs.[healthhype.com]

  • Congenital Pseudoarthrosis of Clavicle

    Pain can be an issue but typically is not. Ulna pseudarthrosis. A good portion of the ulna is missing. See the forearm curve. Ulna pseudarthrosis from side view.[congenitalhand.wustl.edu] There are often bruising, edema, and crepitus that are easy to palpate, given the subcutaneous location of the clavicle ( Eiff & Hatch, 2003 ).[nursingcenter.com]

  • Callus Formation of the Clavicle

    Signs and Symptoms A fractured forearm causes severe pain and numbness.[ahearne.co.uk] There are often bruising, edema, and crepitus that are easy to palpate, given the subcutaneous location of the clavicle ( Eiff & Hatch, 2003 ).[nursingcenter.com] For example, limited pronation-supination after forearm fractures or the development of pelvic obliquity, scoliosis, and back pain secondary to leg-length inequality.[boneandspine.com]

  • Traumatic Neck Injury

    “I had pain that seemed like it was coming out of my forearms and femurs," she says. "I kept telling the doctor that this is pain radiating out of my bones.”[everydayhealth.com] Physical Inspiratory stridor (supraglottic) or expiratory stridor (subglottic) Muffled voice Difficulty handling secretions or hemoptysis Ecchymosis Subcutaneous emphysema[cdemcurriculum.com] Ten months later the bruises were gone, but she realized that the ongoing, pervasive quality of her pain was unusual.[everydayhealth.com]

  • Subcutaneous Tissue Disease

    Initial symptoms associated with eosinophilic fasciitis include pain and swelling and inflammation of the skin, especially of the arms and legs.[rarediseases.org] Bullae, crepitus (resulting from soft-tissue gas), and gangrene may develop.[merckmanuals.com] The arms and forearms are affected more often than the legs and thighs. The hands and feet are usually unaffected. Affected areas may initially become tender.[rarediseases.org]

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