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69 Possible Causes for Sacral Edema, Weight Loss

  • Cachexia

    Weight loss grade 0 represents a high BMI with limited weight loss, progressing through to weight loss grade 4 representing low BMI and a high degree of weight loss.[] edema, and ascites).[] Diabetic neuropathic cachexia is a complex neuroendocrinologic disorder characterized by profound weight loss, neuropathic pain, and mood disturbance.[]

  • Hodgkin's Disease

    An 80-year-old man was admitted to hospital with low-grade fever, weight loss, asthenia and anorexia.[] A 30-year-old lady presented with fever, dry cough and weight loss for the preceding five months.[] Nine months after transplantation, she presented with anorexia, asthenia and weight loss. Cutaneous Kaposi's sarcoma and a Hodgkin disease were diagnosed.[]

  • Marasmus

    No impairment was found in 12 individuals with recent weight loss who remained at a weight greater than the 85% weight-height ratio.[] edema.[] Severe weight loss, severe muscle wasting with fat loss. Less than 60% weight-for-age Detectable edema, or fatty liver. Anxiety and apathy.[]

  • Secondary Malnutrition

    Symptoms of undernutrition and starvation include cramps, diarrhea, weakness, and weight loss.[] edema.[] In adult volunteers who fasted for 30 to 40 days, weight loss was marked (25% of initial weight).[]

  • Proteinuria

    Reduction in proteinuria is already observed after a few weeks from the onset of weight loss and it is evident even in patients with modest weight losses.[] -Anasarca is total body edema and used to be known as "dropsy." -In sedentary patients check the sacral area of edema. Approach to proteinuria: -Get a UA in the office.[] loss.[]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    loss or special diets for managing chronic disease like diabetes and congestive heart failure . — Cincinnati Enquirer, , "Nutrition facts labels changing –[] Peripheral edema: Edema develops in the feet in ambulatory patients and sacral edema in bed bound patients.[] edema).[]

  • Anasarca

    Ultrafiltration and continuous hemofiltration resulted in loss of 40 kg body weight in 5 days.[] […] who are standing up, and sacral edema in people who are predominantly lying down).[] She was pale, with ankle and sacral edema. Cardiovascular examination revealed sinus tachycardia and normal first and second heart sound.[]

  • Hyponatremia

    A 17-year-old boy was admitted to the emergency department with abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, asthenia, and weight loss.[] edema, the presence of a postural drop (helpful in Dr.[] loss (p 0.044) and admission to discharge reduction in inferior vena cava diameter (p 0.014).[]

  • Ascites

    These patients usually present with abdominal distension, pelvic pain, and weight loss, but a careful questioning usually reveals the typical endometriosis symptoms-such as[] Approximately 1,500 mL of fluid must be present to detect dullness. 205 In supine patients, sacral edema is an important clue.[] A 59-year-old Portuguese Caucasian man with a history of heavy alcohol intake and no significant medical history presented with ascites, weight loss and general malaise.[]

  • Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor

    A 52-year-old male presented with abdominal distention, dyspnea, and a 9 kg weight loss. Prior history was significant for hepatitis C and diabetes.[] Others: No pyoderma gangrenosum, no lower limb edema, no shifting dullness. No sacral edema. Auscultation: Bowel sound was present, no renal and no iliac bruits. 14.[] loss Most common in children and young adults (2nd or 3rd decade; median age: 20 years) Most commonly present in peritoneal cavity Also reported in paratesticular region,[]

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