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348 Possible Causes for Lower Extremity Cellulitis, Meralgia Paresthetica

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Also called: Diabetes mellitus, DM Summary Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high. Glucose comes from the foods you eat. Insulin is a hormone that helps the glucose get into your cells to give them energy. With type 1 diabetes, your body does not make insulin. With type 2[…][]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    A common peripheral neuropathy, meralgia paresthetica, is characterized by burning sensations, numbness, and sensitivity of the front of the thighs.[] Entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the waist, called meralgia paresthetica , causes numbness at the outer part of the thigh.[]

  • Obesity

    The risk of the severe and sustained lower extremity venous stasis disease in severe obesity is pretibial ulceration and cellulitis.[] Meralgia paresthetica and tight trousers. JAMA 1984 ; 251 : 1553. 23. Meralgia paresthetica in a policeman: The belt or the gun.[] […] and carbuncles Extremity: Venous varicosities, lower extremity venous and/or lymphatic edema Miscellaneous: Reduced mobility and difficulty maintaining personal hygiene See[]

  • 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[] Skin inflammation, a basic feature of lymphedema, can cause chronic pain, functional impairment, and recurrent cellulitis.[]

  • Dermatitis

    Facts about the skin from DermNet New Zealand Trust. Topic index: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z What is Balsam of Peru and where is it found? Balsam of Peru is a sticky aromatic liquid that comes from cutting the bark of the tree Myroxolon balsamum, a tree that is native to El Salvador.[…][]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • 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).[]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Leg Cellulitis

    Diagnosing and managing lower limb cellulitis. Nurs Times . 2012;108(27):18-21. Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN).[] When it affects the lower extremities, cellulitis must be differentiated from stasis dermatitis, which is associated most commonly with bilateral, chronic dependent edema[] Guideline for management of wounds in patients with lower-extremity venous disease . Mt. Laurel, NJ: Author; 2011. Zervos MJ, Freeman K, Vo L, et al.[]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Tinea Pedis

    Semel and Goldin describe 24 episodes of lower extremity cellulitis in 22 patients, 20 of which had tinea pedis [ 12 ].[] Moist Conditions Complications Lower extremity cellulitis Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the subcutaneous layers of the skin, which usually stems from a skin lesion[] View Article PubMed Google Scholar Semel JD, Goldin H: Association of athlete's foot with cellulitis of the lower extremities: diagnostic value of bacterial cultures of ipsilateral[]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Varicose Veins

    A case of a venous malformation of the abdominal wall in a 13-year-old boy is hereby presented. This malformation, manifesting as varicosities which were present from infancy caused no disturbances other than cosmetic. Clinical, laboratory and radiological examinations revealed no underlying pathology linked with this[…][]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Stasis Dermatitis

    A 55-year-old-woman was admitted to the hospital to rule out bilateral lower extremity cellulitis.[] An important diagnostic consideration in the management of stasis dermatitis is lower extremity cellulitis.[] Venous stasis symptomatology includes edematous swelling of the lower extremities that is usually limited to below the knee.[]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica

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