Causes of Edema There can be a variety of causes of legedema. … A buildup of this excess fluid is a common cause of legedema as well as swelling of the face, feet, and ankles. … Talk to your doctor or health care provider if you notice prolonged leg swelling as it can be a sign of legedema.
Other symptoms are fatigue, dizziness, swelling in the ankles or legs (edema), bluish lips and skin (cyanosis), chest pain, racing pulse and palpitations. … The population included 203 patients with COPD and either a PaO2 below 55 mmHg or a PaO2 below 60 mmHg with coexisting polycythemia, legedema, or cor pulmonale on the electrocardiogram
CASE REPORT A woman, 76 years old, was admitted to our hospital for fatigability, puffy face and legedema in August, 1992. … On admission, (in August, 1992), she appeared clinically to be myxoedematous because of puffy face and non-pitting legedema. … She got subtotal thyroidectomy before about four years of her admission to our hospital because of fatigability, puffy face and legedema.
(edema) Chronic pericarditis does not cause pain. … Fluid pooling between the two layers of the membrane that covers the lungs (the pleura) Shortness of breath Swelling as fluid accumulates in the abdomen (ascites) or the legs
Chronic Venous insufficiency can cause varicose veins, legedema, leg pain, chronic skin changes and non-healing ulcers. … Clinical manifestations of chronic venous insufficiency include swollen legs (edema), hyperpigmentation, and venous stasis ulcers or dermatitis (see pictures). … Non-pitting legedema is difficult to treat.
No legedema was noted. … Auscultation failed to detect any obvious murmur or rales, and peripheral legedema was not observed. … The patient’s family history was unremarkable, but she did present with lower back pain and severe, bilateral legedema.