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5,021 Possible Causes for Hypoxia, Lower Extremity Cellulitis, Meralgia Paresthetica

  • Morbid Obesity

    The diagnosis of lymphedema in the lower extremities starts with the appearance of “Stemmer’s Sign” – the inability to pinch a fold of skin at the base of the toes (see Figure[o-wm.com] The risk of postoperative hypoxia is increased by preoperative hypoxia and by any surgery involving the thorax or abdomen.[openanesthesia.org] Therapy subsequently was changed to linezolid, because the patient's clinical status worsened, with significant hypoxia (partial pressure of arterial oxygen/fraction of inspired[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    H-1-2 significantly inhibited hypoxia and up-regulated Sirt1 expression in EndoC-βH1 cells.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] to life-threatening lactic acidosis is very rare, but the drug is contraindicated in patients at risk of acidemia (including those with significant renal insufficiency, hypoxia[msdmanuals.com] A number of mechanisms have been proposed, which include the role of cerebral ischemia/hypoxia, the generation of various inflammatory mediators ( 72 ), increased cerebral[web.archive.org]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    A variety of conditions result in lower extremity edema, such as deep vein thrombosis, cellulitis, venous stasis insufficiency, and congestive heart failure (CHF).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As well, the infant from the high altitude area showed better adaptability to hypoxia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] vera, thyrotoxicosis CHF precipitants Alcohol, cor pulmonale, drug-related–inappropriate medications, non-compliance, fluid and/or sodium intake, fever, hypothyroidism, hypoxia[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    A common peripheral neuropathy, meralgia paresthetica, is characterized by burning sensations, numbness, and sensitivity of the front of the thighs.[providence.net] […] syndrome, HIV infection, leprosy, periarteritis nodosa, polyarteritis, rheumatoid arthritis, sarcoidosis, syphilis, systemic lupus erythematosus, neuropathy secondary to drugs, hypoxia[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the waist, called meralgia paresthetica , causes numbness at the outer part of the thigh.[medicinenet.com]

  • Obesity

    The risk of the severe and sustained lower extremity venous stasis disease in severe obesity is pretibial ulceration and cellulitis.[dx.doi.org] Meralgia paresthetica and tight trousers. JAMA 1984 ; 251 : 1553. 23. Meralgia paresthetica in a policeman: The belt or the gun.[dx.doi.org] Keywords Neoplasm Obesity Overweight Cancer risk Intervention Review Insulin Insulin-like growth factors Sex steroid hormones Adipokines Hypoxia Oxidative stress This is a[doi.org]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Hypoxia and significantly limited exercise tolerance. Peripheral oedema. Peripheral venous insufficiency. Tricuspid regurgitation.[patient.info] […] disrupt the cycle of auto-aggravation reduce afterload (increases EF) preload optimization (difficult to judge c/o elevated atrial pressures) - use volume changes avoid hypoxia[lifeinthefastlane.com] These conditions include acidosis, hypoxia (which causes pulmonary vasoconstriction), and hypercapnia.[escardio.org]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Stasis Dermatitis

    A 55-year-old-woman was admitted to the hospital to rule out bilateral lower extremity cellulitis.[accesssurgery.mhmedical.com] It has been hypothesized that this fibrin cuff serves as a barrier to oxygen diffusion, with resulting tissue hypoxia and cell damage.[emedicine.medscape.com] An important diagnostic consideration in the management of stasis dermatitis is lower extremity cellulitis.[derm101.com]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Varicose Veins

    Numerous factors influence the development of varices on the cellular level, including hypoxia, dysregulated apoptosis, and alterations in the extracellular matrix.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Davies, Increased activation of the hypoxia-inducible factor pathway in varicose veins, Journal of Vascular Surgery, 55, 5, (1427), (2012).[dx.doi.org] Davies, Hypoxia-inducible factor pathway and diseases of the vascular wall, Journal of Vascular Surgery, 58, 1, (219), (2013). Kellie R. Brown and Peter J.[dx.doi.org]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Varicose Ulcer

    Compression therapy helps prevent reflux, decreases release of inflammatory cytokines, and reduces fluid leakage from capillaries, thereby controlling lower extremity edema[woundcareadvisor.com] […] a) edema in ankles and legs b) hemosiderin c) local tissue hypoxia d) discoloration e) b and c 3.[podiatrytoday.com] Associated findings include lower extremity varicosities, edema, venous dermatitis, and lipodermatosclerosis.[aafp.org]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Entrapment Neuropathy

    Other common nerve entrapment syndromes include ulnar neuropathy at the elbow or wrist and lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy, also known as meralgia paresthetica.[minneapolisclinic.com] VENOUS OBSTRUCTION ISCHEMIA ANOXIC SEGMENT NEURAL EDEMA & DILATATION OF SMALL VESSELS EXACERBATION OF ORIGINAL COMPRESSION CONT OF VICIOUS CYCLE PERSISTENT EDEMA ANOXIA/ HYPOXIA[slideshare.net] […] dynamic MR imaging to study nerve damage and suggested symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome are produced by circulatory disturbances in the median nerve caused by chronic hypoxia[musculoskeletalkey.com]

    Missing: Lower Extremity Cellulitis

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