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4,085 Possible Causes for Lower Extremity Cellulitis, Meralgia Paresthetica, Thromboembolism

  • Obesity

    The risk of the severe and sustained lower extremity venous stasis disease in severe obesity is pretibial ulceration and cellulitis.[doi.org] Meralgia paresthetica and tight trousers. JAMA 1984 ; 251 : 1553. 23. Meralgia paresthetica in a policeman: The belt or the gun.[doi.org] Rates of venous thromboembolism have increased in the adolescent population over the last two decades, likely due to advanced diagnostics, increased use of central venous[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Early mobilization is encouraged where possible, as it reduces postoperative atelectasis and the risk of venous thromboembolism.[academic.oup.com] Early complications known to complicate abdominal surgery include gastrointestinal adverse events (eg, anastomotic leak), thromboembolism, sepsis, and acute kidney injury.[researchprotocols.org]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Fig. 4: Antithrombotic therapies in patients with diabetes mellitus and venous thromboembolism.[nature.com] Thromboembolic and Bleeding Complications 9.7.1. Thromboembolic Complications 9.7.1.1.[doi.org] Venous thromboembolism in patients with diabetes mellitus. Am. J. Med. 125, 709–716 (2012). 150. Heit, J. A. et al.[nature.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] CONCLUSION: Patients with CHF are at increased risk for ischemic stroke and thromboembolism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Incidence rates of ischemic stroke or the composite thromboembolism end point showed a clear increase with increasing CHA 2 DS 2 -VASc score.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    A common peripheral neuropathy, meralgia paresthetica, is characterized by burning sensations, numbness, and sensitivity of the front of the thighs.[providence.net] Veria Vacchiano, Rocco Liguori, Elena Pasini, Patrizia Avoni and Vincenzo Donadio, Subcutaneous immunoglobulin treatment and thromboembolic risk, Annals of Allergy, Asthma[dx.doi.org] Entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the waist, called meralgia paresthetica, causes numbness at the outer part of the thigh.[medicinenet.com]

  • Varicose Veins

    For travelers without any known risk factors, the risk of experiencing venous thromboembolism is likely to be very low.[oadoi.org] Thromboembolism in plastic surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005; 115 20e-30e 40 Rohrich R J, Rios J L. Venous thromboembolism in cosmetic plastic surgery.[dx.doi.org] A combination of one or more of these risk factors raises the probability of developing travel-related thromboembolism.[oadoi.org]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    thromboembolic disease in patients with chronic lung disease and cor pulmonale.[patient.info] […] causes of RV failure include: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Chronic Bronchitis Obstructive Sleep Apnea Morbid Obesity Massive Pulmonary Embolus Recurrent Thromboembolism[openanesthesia.org] Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) 5. Miscellaneous 5.1.[escardio.org]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Birth

    […] without MCC 245,131 6.2 18,000 30.6 470 Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity without MCC 486,438 4.6 47,300 11.1 885 Psychoses 553,699 4.3 21,400 54.5[web.archive.org] […] breast and lung [10] Steroid myopathy or other complications of steroid therapy Carruthers et al reported that patients with polymyositis are at increased risk for venous thromboembolism[emedicine.medscape.com] Uterine rupture, Headache requiring blood patch, Venous thromboembolic events and Other morbidity were not reported in these trials.[doi.org]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Dermatitis

    Population-based studies from British Columbia concluded that patients with dermatomyositis (or polymyositis) are at increased risk for venous thromboembolism (deep venous[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Hip Fracture

    paresthetica Others Hernia, abdominal pathology, pelvic pathology, referred pain from knee, ankle, or foot Classification and Treatment of Hip Fractures Hip fractures are[aafp.org] Abstract We describe a patient with mild haemophilia B who developed symptomatic venous thromboembolism after hip arthroplasty for a traumatic fracture.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Elderly patients undergoing hip fracture surgery (HFS) are at increased risk of postoperative venous thromboembolism (VTE).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Lower Extremity Cellulitis

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