10,586 Possible Causes for Lower Extremity Cellulitis

  • Secondary Lymphedema

    The treatment of elephantiasis of the legs.[bmccancer.biomedcentral.com] Guideline for the management of wounds in patients with lower-extremity venous disease.[woundcareadvisor.com] Management of Secondary Lower Extremity Lymphedema The overwhelming majority of cases of secondary leg lymphedema can be managed successfully with compression therapy, including[plasticsurgerykey.com]

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  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Insulin lowers the amount of sugar in your bloodstream.[mayoclinic.org] Neuropathy and poor blood circulation in the feet can cause non-healing wounds and infections that may necessitate lower extremity amputations.[innerbody.com] Lower cholesterol.[drugs.com]

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  • Leg Cellulitis

    The lower leg was the most common cellulitis site (49.6%).[woundcareadvisor.com] Cellulitis of left ankle Cellulitis of left foot Cellulitis of left hip Cellulitis of left knee Cellulitis of left thigh Left ankle cellulitis Left cellulitis of leg Left[icd10data.com] The most common disorders mistaken for lower limb cellulitis include venous eczema, lipodermatosclerosis, irritant dermatitis, and lymphedema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Stasis Dermatitis

    ) Varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity with ulcer other part of lower leg (I83.009) Varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity with ulcer of unspecified site ([myfootshop.com] The standard of care for the treatment of stasis dermatitis affecting lower extremities is a combination of leg elevation and compression.[aafp.org] […] infection in the leg.[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Tinea Pedis

    When the lesions burst they leave scales; It is usually extremely itchy. 3.[ifd.org] Cellulitis, lymphangitis, pyrexia, and malaise can accompany this infection.[emedicine.medscape.com] Secondary bacterial infection, cellulitis, and lymphangitis are common complications.[merckmanuals.com]

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  • Hereditary Lymphedema

    Individuals with Milroy disease typically have lymphedema in their lower legs and feet at birth or develop it in infancy.[icdlist.com] extremity.[lymphedemapeople.com] Lymphedema of the lower extremity, initially involving the foot, gradually progresses up the leg so that the entire limb becomes edematous (marked by edema).[healthcentral.com]

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  • Edema

    Patient Presentation A 30-year-old man presented to Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, with lower extremity edema and shortness of breath.[hivinsite.ucsf.edu] Leg Swelling: Symptom of Pitting Edema Leg swelling generally occurs because of an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the tissues of the lower extremity.[medicinenet.com] Approach to diagnosing lower extremity edema.[aafp.org]

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  • Venous Stasis Ulcer

    Medical management of lower extremity chronic venous disease.[woundcareadvisor.com] Elevate the lower extremity by raising the foot above the level of the heart while the patient is sitting.[dermquest.com] Eventually tissue death results, producing venous leg ulcers and the potential for a severe infection around the ulcer called cellulitis.[veinspecialistsofarizona.com]

  • Varicose Ulcer

    Stasis ulcer with varicose vein Ulcer leg, chronic Ulcer of leg Ulcer of lower extremity Ulcer of lower extremity due to postphlebitic syndrome Ulcer of lower leg Ulcer of[icd10data.com] Venous stasis results from damage to the vein valvular system in the lower extremity and in extreme cases allows the pressure in the veins to be higher than the pressure in[en.wikipedia.org] If left untreated, venous ulcers can quickly become infected, leading to cellulitis or gangrene and the risk of foot or leg amputation.[vascular.surgery.ucsf.edu]

  • Varicose Veins

    Swelling of ankles or lower legs.[memphisvein.com] Muscle contractions in your lower legs act as pumps, and elastic vein walls help blood return to your heart.[mayoclinic.org] Skin color changes (stasis pigmentation) around the ankles and lower legs.[uofmhealth.org]

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