1,137 Possible Causes for Lower Extremity Cellulitis

  • Insect Bite

    There may also be: chills fever nausea extreme abdominal pain.[medicalnewstoday.com] Tick bites The tick must be removed immediately, to lower the risk of an infection, such as Lyme disease.[medicalnewstoday.com] There may be slight a swelling and faded red marks, but within a few hours, stiffness and extreme pain may develop.[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Leg Cellulitis

    Skin on the face or lower legs is most commonly affected by this infection, though cellulitis can occur on any part of the body.[healthquestions.medhelp.org] Cellulitis most frequently involves lower legs but it may occur anywhere on the body.[newhealthadvisor.com] The lower leg was the most common cellulitis site (49.6%). Pain was rated as moderate to severe in 73% ( n 203) of patients.[woundcareadvisor.com]

  • 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] Cellulitis can develop and spread through the leg. Cellulitis is a serious infection that affects the deeper body tissues.[medicalnewstoday.com] It commonly starts on the medial ankle on one or both lower extremities.[symptoma.com]

  • Secondary Lymphedema

    Fig. 7 Bilateral lower extremity lymphoscintigram of patient with bilateral congenital lower extremity lymphedema tarda, demonstrating lymphatic webbing, dermal backflow and[bmccancer.biomedcentral.com] Guideline for the management of wounds in patients with lower-extremity venous disease. Mt. Laurel, NJ: Wound, Ostomy , and Continent Nurses Society; June 1, 2011.[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]

  • 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] Medical management of lower extremity chronic venous disease. Availabe at: www.uptodate.com/contents/medical-management-of-lower-extremity-chronic-venous-disease . [woundcareadvisor.com] Venous ulcers, or stasis ulcers, account for 80 percent of lower extremity ulcerations. 1 Less common etiologies for lower extremity ulcerations include arterial insufficiency[aafp.org]

  • Edema

    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] Right-sided heart failure can cause pitting edema , a swelling in the tissue under the skin of the lower legs and feet.[lymphedemapeople.com] This is because the continued pooling of fluid in the lower extremities makes it difficult for the diuretics to mobilize the edema fluid.[medicinenet.com]

  • Varicose Veins

    Skin color changes (stasis pigmentation) around the ankles and lower legs.[uofmhealth.org] leg, regardless of cause Calf muscle pump ejection fraction (MPEF) – Detects failure of the calf muscle pump to expel blood from the lower leg.[emedicine.medscape.com] Multi-society consensus quality improvement guidelines for the treatment of lower extremity superficial venous insufficiency with endovenous thermal ablation from the Society[uofmhealth.org]

  • Venous Stasis Ulcer

    Medical management of lower extremity chronic venous disease. Availabe at: www.uptodate.com/contents/medical-management-of-lower-extremity-chronic-venous-disease . [woundcareadvisor.com] As lower extremity specialists, we are not all trained or equipped to focus our attention on the treatment of venous leg ulcers.[podiatrytoday.com] Elevate the lower extremity by raising the foot above the level of the heart while the patient is sitting.[dermquest.com]

  • Hereditary Lymphedema

    extremity.[lymphedemapeople.com] Lymphedema of the lower extremity: is it genetic or nongenetic? Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2007 Nov;46(9):835-41. Epub 2007 Jul 19.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] Females are affected twice as often as males, and the lower extremities are involved 3 times more frequently than the upper extremities.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

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