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392 Possible Causes for Lower Extremity Cellulitis, Meralgia Paresthetica, Postprandial Dyspnea

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

  • 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).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Diabetes Mellitus

    BACKGROUND: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus is a serious metabolic disease that is often associated with vascular complications. There are 1.9 million people living with Diabetes in Ethiopia; diabetes mellitus is found to be the ninth leading cause of death related to its complications. Although the rate of vascular[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Postprandial Dyspnea
  • Peripheral Neuropathy

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

    Missing: Postprandial Dyspnea
  • Obesity

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

    Missing: Postprandial Dyspnea
  • Overeating

    Appetite. 2016 Jan 1;96:611-616. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.11.004. Epub 2015 Nov 10. Author information 1 Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University CPS, Department of Eating Disorders and Obesity, P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands. Electronic address:[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Lower Extremity Cellulitis Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Dermatitis

    Hand eczema is a chronic disease (1), commonly considered the expression of a contact allergic or irritative dermatitis. However, when the prick/patch tests and laboratory investigations are negative, important diagnostic challenges may arise. Peripheral nerve fibers are in fact capable of releasing neuromediators.[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica Postprandial Dyspnea
  • Food Allergy

    Food allergy is an increasingly prevalent problem in westernized countries, and there is an unmet medical need for an effective form of therapy. A number of therapeutic strategies are under investigation targeting foods that most frequently provoke severe IgE-mediated anaphylactic reactions (peanut, tree nuts,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Lower Extremity Cellulitis Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Cardiomyopathy

    Cardiomyopathy is disease in which the heart muscle becomes weakened, stretched, or has another structural problem. It often occurs when the heart cannot pump or function well. Most people with cardiomyopathy have heart failure. There are many types of cardiomyopathy, with different causes. Some of the more[…][nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Lower Extremity Cellulitis Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Leg Cellulitis

    Diagnosing and managing lower limb cellulitis. Nurs Times . 2012;108(27):18-21. Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN).[woundcareadvisor.com] When it affects the lower extremities, cellulitis must be differentiated from stasis dermatitis, which is associated most commonly with bilateral, chronic dependent edema[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] 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.[woundcareadvisor.com]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica Postprandial Dyspnea