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297 Possible Causes for Localized Edema, Necrotizing Fasciitis

  • Cellulitis

    Physical Assessment  Local symptoms:  Erythema and edema of area  Warm to touch,  Possibly fluctuant (tense, firm to palpation)  May resemble peau d’orange  Advancing[slideshare.net] There is no consensus regarding approaches to infantile group B streptococcal (GBS) head and neck cellulitis and necrotizing fasciitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with cellulitis were found to be less severely ill than patients with necrotizing fasciitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Via infection, local inflammatory processes produce increased amounts of purulence, local edema, and eventually necrosis in the deep tissues, leading to pain out of proportion[clinicaladvisor.com] Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has also shown good results in the management of necrotizing fasciitis.[symptoma.com] The process begins as local cellulitis, with erythema, edema, pain, and marked tenderness.[infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com]

  • Subcutaneous Abscess

    […] swelling and a positive indication is obtained by needle puncture. subcutaneous edema accumulation of edema in subcutaneous tissues, usually of the dependent parts.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] This case resembled Fournier's gangrene, an infective necrotizing fasciitis of the perineal, genital or perianal regions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A subcutaneous abscess is a manifestation of a spectrum of soft tissue skin infection which includes cellulitis and necrotizing fasciitis .[radiopaedia.org]

  • Insect Bite

    Pain, burning, edema and anaphylaxis can accompany the local skin reaction. 17 Systemic reaction can include generalized urticaria, angioedema, bronchospasm, laryngeal edema[podiatrytoday.com] […] of suspicion with aggressive early treatment is required in cases of necrotizing fasciitis to prevent fatalities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] fasciitis 壊死性筋膜炎 nevus 母斑 nodule 結節 o ointment 軟膏 ophiasis 蛇行状脱毛症 p papule 丘疹(きゅうしん) paste 軟膏 pemphigus 天疱瘡(てんぽうそう) pernio 凍瘡(とうそう) photosensitivity 光線過敏症 phototest 光線テスト[tokyo-med.ac.jp]

  • Erysipelas

    Local signs of inflammation warmth, edema, tenderness are universal. 18.[slideshare.net] However, potential complications include abscess formation, necrotizing fasciitis, septicemia, recurrent infection, and lymphedema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] area or clinical sign of necrotizing fasciitis.[cid.oxfordjournals.org]

  • Human Bite

    […] reflux, edema on the forearm, flictenas on dorsum of hand and forearm, exacerbated pain at finger mobilization, and decrease in distal sensibility (median nerve territory[ispub.com] To our knowledge, this is the first necrotizing fasciitis case due to Streptococcus mitis after human bite.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] decreasing the edema and increasing perfusion in face bites that present late thus permitting wound closure without tension [34] Bite wounds must be closed using a standard[onlinejets.org]

  • Brown Recluse Spider Bite

    Brown recluse spider bites can lead to severe local or systemic clinical effects, such as edema, necrotic ulcer, rashes, fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, malaise, arthralgia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Data from 31 consecutive patients with necrotizing fasciitis were analyzed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The wounds were generally curetted under local anesthesia in an outpatient setting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Furunculosis

    Furunculosis rarely leads to systemic infection with fever and organ related symptoms, but endocarditis, respiratory distress and pneumonia, necrotizing fasciitis, and myositis[symptoma.com]

  • Osteomyelitis

    Local pain, swelling, erythema, and edema may also be reported. [2] Physical Examination On physical examination, scars or local disturbance of wound healing may be noted[emedicine.medscape.com] Surgery (which should be limb-sparing when possible) is always required for DFO accompanied by necrotizing fasciitis, deep abscess, gangrene or in cases not responding (either[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Septic appearance with no localized findings 3. Diffuse, edema, erythema, warmth and swelling of a limb 4.[cancertherapyadvisor.com]

  • Pilonidal Cyst

    The technique removes chronic edema, leading to an increase in localized blood flow, and the applied forces result in the enhanced formation of granulation tissue.[web.archive.org] Toxic shock syndrome and necrotizing fasciitis complicating neglected sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus disease: report of a case.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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