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554 Possible Causes for Periorbital Edema, Seizure

  • Meningitis

    A patient with a 30-year history of RA, well controlled with methotrexate therapy, presented with new-onset seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Two hours prior to admission, he developed epileptic seizures. Brain computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging showed intracerebral malacic lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case presentation A 52-year-old man presented with refractory generalized tonic-clonic seizure.[paperity.org]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    edema, and lymphadenopathy (which often involves the posterior cervical chain). 2 It may also be associated with hepatomegaly and splenomegaly.[journals.lww.com] If the patient has seizures or any seizure like activity, an EEG may help rule out other causes of encephalitis.[symptoma.com] Hepatitis with jaundice (more common in people older than 35) Swollen or inflamed testicles Nervous system problems (rare), such as Guillain-Barré syndrome , meningitis, seizures[mountsinai.org]

  • Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

    A 33-year-old female visited our hospital for severe, right-sided, temporal headache, chemosis, periorbital edema, and proptosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Altered mental status that can range from confusion to coma Bouble vision and seizures are rare.[webmd.com] Headache is the most common presentation symptom and usually precedes fevers, periorbital edema, and cranial nerve signs.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Angioedema

    Also called angioneurotic edema. See also anaphylaxis , serum sickness , urticaria.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] To help address this question, the Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics research network conducted a retrospective observational new-user cohort study of seizure[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lip and eye (periorbital) swelling are the most common. Swelling of the tongue, pharynx, and larynx is particularly problematic.[link.springer.com]

  • Hypophosphatasia

    Signs and symptoms consistent with anaphylaxis included difficulty breathing, choking sensation, nausea, periorbital edema, and dizziness.[alexion.com] Within the first day of life, seizures (focal clonic and tonic) started. The seizures were refractory to phenobarbital and other antiepileptic drugs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Seizures in HPP are refractory to conventional antiepileptic drugs, but are responsive to pyridoxine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndrome

    The main clinical manifestations are myalgia, migratory erythematous rash, periorbital edema, and abdominal pain.[actasdermo.org] Onset, severity and complications (mainly retardation, seizures, destructive arthropathy and amyloidosis) depend on the specific mutation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] With regards to the latter, headaches, vomiting and seizures as well as papilledema are most commonly registered.[symptoma.com]

  • Cocaine Abuse

    […] pain, edema, and erythema associated with fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The results demonstrate that hygrine and cuscohygrine are not found neither in the urine of cocaine abusers nor in cocaine seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Unsuspected cocaine abuse is common and may provoke prolonged status epilepticus, particularly if there is a low seizure threshold.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    She had mild pretibial and periorbital edema, with oliguria (450 mL/day).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The second patient developed cerebral TMA (seizures, vision loss, and nystagmus) 6 days after initial presentation and remained unresponsive to PE/PI.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After 24 months, she was relapse-free and seizure-free, with a normal neurological examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

    Findings include the following: Puffy face and periorbital edema typical of hypothyroid facies Cold, dry skin, which may be rough and scaly - Skin may appear yellow but does[emedicine.medscape.com] Myxedema Severe untreated hypothyroidism leads to myxedema, a condition characterized by the following: Heart failure Seizures Loss of consciousness Death.[innerbody.com] Examination findings may include the following: Puffy face and periorbital edema typical of hypothyroid facies Cold, dry skin, which may be rough and scaly Peripheral edema[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Necrobiotic Xanthogranuloma

    Clinically, the patient presented with dry eyes and substantial periorbital edema with multiple yellow indurated plaques.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This 52-year-old man, in whom NXG with all its cutaneous manifestations had been diagnosed, presented with three episodes of generalized tonic-clonic seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Periorbital edema and plaques improved during a 6-month regimen of acitretin but returned to baseline just months after discontinuation. SN - 0011-4162 UR - L2 - ER -[unboundmedicine.com]

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