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129 Possible Causes for Non-Pitting Edema

  • Tularemia

    Tularemia is a rare and potentially life-threatening infection caused by the highly infectious gram-negative coccobacillus Francisella tularensis. We present the case of an 11-year old girl who presented with erythema multiforme minor in the setting of an indolent but progressive soft tissue infection and was found to[…][]

  • Cyclic Edema Syndrome

    Types of Edema Clinically there are two types of edemapitting and non-pitting edema.[] Non-pitting edema O/E - edema O/E - soft tissue abnormality O/E - soft tissue swelling O/E - soft tissue swelling-gen Periodic edema Peripheral edema Pitting edema Progressive[] What is pitting edema and how does it differ from non-pitting edema?[]

  • Lipedema

    It appears as disproportionate fat storage with a lot of excess swelling (also known as non-pitting edema).[] […] their arms 2 • Accumulation of lipedemic fat in the arms, sometimes creating a blouse effect as the distinct fat ring above the wrist forms 2 • Loss of skin elasticity 1 • Non-pitting[] Restricting calories ineffective Restricting calories ineffective Diets and weight loss strategies often effective Restricting calories ineffective No relation to caloric intake Non-pitting[]

  • Myxedema

    The term “myxedema” refers to non-pitting edema that can be seen in the face, hands and lower extremities. This is secondary to mucin deposition in the skin.[] Some of the skin symptoms would include: Thickening of your skin which is often called non-pitting edema.[] This protein-mucopolysaccharide complex binds water, producing non-pitting boggy edema, in particular around eyes, hands, feet and in the supraclavicular fossae.[]

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 2

    Hereditary angioedema is an autosomal dominant and life-threatening disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of non-pitting edema affecting the skin, respiratory system[] There is non-pitting edema in 3 predisposed places : subcutaneous tissue, the abdomen and the larynx.[] […] and non-pitting rash), edema on the extremities and face and severe abdominal pain.[]

  • Hydroa Vacciniforme-Like Lymphoma

    Eight months ago, the patient complained of non-pitting edema over his whole face, especially severe in the eyelids. There was no abnormal urination or lower limb edema.[]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    […] hungry, eat like birds and still gain wt Hypothyroidism & neuromuscular fxn -sluggish mental & physical fxn -somnolence (sleepy) -cold all the time and require lots of sleep -non-pitting[] edema -puffy face Congenital hypothyroidism- Cretinism -in kids -can cause permanent mental and growth retardation if not dx'd and rx'd -suppression of thyroid fxn -regulate[]

  • Anasarca

    Non-pitting edema is where there is swelling of a body part with no indentation upon applying pressure. Pitting edema is the more common type of edema.[] There are two types of edema: pitting edema and non-pitting edema.[] Pitting edema is the swelling of a body part where an indentation will persist after pressure is applied to the area. This indentation will slowly disappear over time.[]

  • Lymphedema

    Lymphedema can be pitting or non-pitting edema (swelling). Pitting edema is present when a mark is left in the skin by applying pressure from a finger, hand or object.[] The swelling is firm and does not retain an indentation (pit) when the skin is compressed by a finger (non- pitting edema ).[]

  • Hypothyroidism

    There is pitting or non pitting edema in extremities. Nervous Headaches, paresthesia and forgetfulness are common.[]

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