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1,564 Possible Causes for Soft Tissue Swelling

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Invasive soft tissue infection due to Streptococcus pyogenes. This child developed fever and soft-tissue swelling on the fifth day of a varicella-zoster infection.[emedicine.medscape.com] Pain, tenderness, swelling and erythema, and systemic toxicity are common, and patients may have associated bacteremia.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pharyngitis

    There is also significant soft tissue swelling anterior to the abscess ( Figure 4 ) . Figure 3. Figure 4.[aafp.org] A plain radiograph may demonstrate soft tissue swelling, however, most patients will require a contrast enhanced computed axial tomography (CT) scan which can further define[antimicrobe.org]

  • Acromegaly

    This leads to coarse facial features, soft tissue swelling (including the tongue), enlargement of the hands and feet, respiratory problems, hypertension, diabetes mellitus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Injections often improve symptoms of soft tissue swelling, headache, joint pains and sleep apnea. Patients require lifelong treatment with somatostatin.[pietromortini.com] Soft tissue swelling in the back of the throat can cause snoring and sleep apnea, leading to disturbed sleep and daytime sleepiness.[empoweryourhealth.org]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    Joint areas show thickening and soft tissue swelling, and there is significant limitation of motion of joints.[speakingofwomenshealth.com] This causes rounding of the finger and toenails, inflammation of the digits and distal extremities, and swelling of soft tissues.[speakingofwomenshealth.com]

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Preoperative examination suggested a malignant neoplasm originating from soft tissue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of myositis ossificans occurring in a young woman with progressive painful swelling in the chest wall.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although rare, myositis ossificans is one of the potential causes of painful swelling in the chest wall, and can be mistaken for a malignant neoplasm.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sinusitis

    tissue swelling over the forehead (frontal sinus) may indicate an infection of the frontal bone, called Pott's puffy tumor or osteomyelitis.[emedicinehealth.com] If your child has had sinusitis and has swelling around the cheekbone or eyelid, it may be facial cellulitis (bacterial infection of the skin and soft tissue) or periorbital[hse.ie] If you have the following symptoms, you may have a medical emergency and should seek immediate evaluation in a hospital's emergency department: Headache , fever , and soft[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Skin Infection

    The case of Mr M, a previously healthy 39-year-old man with erythema and swelling of his finger, illustrates the issues involved in treating community-acquired skin and soft[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] tissue infections since the emergence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the community.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Liposarcoma

    There was abundant soft tissue swelling noted in the area of the right proximal to mid-thigh.[healio.com] (a) Diffuse, huge, ill-defined soft tissue swelling.[slideshare.net] Figure 1: Diffuse, huge, ill-defined soft tissue swelling.[ccij-online.org]

  • Hemophilia A

    If it does not present earlier, infants older than 6 months of age can present with soft tissue swelling after they become more mobile.[clinicaladvisor.com] […] in soft tissue and muscle inflammation Best Strains: hybrid Blackberry Kush (I/S), Strawberry Cough (S/I), Lavender (I/S), Silver Afghani (I/S), UBC Chemo x Grapefruit, Blueberry[medicalmarijuana.com] Bleeding If your child has any of these signs of soft tissue or muscle bleeding, call the doctor: A raised bump Pain, swelling; area is warm to the touch Trouble using the[nationwidechildrens.org]

  • Hemophilia

    If your child does not receive prompt treatment, extra blood can pool in the joint or soft tissue and cause pain and swelling that takes longer to go away.[ucsfbenioffchildrens.org] Bleeding into the skin (which is bruising) or muscle and soft tissue causing a build-up of blood in the area (called a hematoma).[cdc.gov] Once the blood clot is established and the bleeding has stopped, the body begins to reabsorb the blood that has leaked into the tissues and joints.[ucsfbenioffchildrens.org]

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