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277 Possible Causes for Upper Extremity Swelling

  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    With acute superior vena cava obstruction, symptoms include facial and neck swelling, facial flushing, bilateral upper extremity swelling, neurological signs, dyspnoea, headache[radiopaedia.org] We present a 5-year-old male with superior vena cava syndrome associated with acute onset of severe upper extremity and facial swelling, dyspnea, and a right subclavian central[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] presenting symptoms. [5] , [22] Other commonly noted symptoms are upper extremity swelling, shortness of breath, cough, dilated chest, and neck veins. [5] Raised venous pressure[cancerjournal.net]

  • Hereditary Angioedema

    Hereditary angioedema (HAE) may manifest with swelling of the face, extremities, and upper airways.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The drug candidate cut the rate of monthly attack in patients with HAE—a disease characterized by recurrent swelling of extremities, gastrointestinal tract and upper airways—by[fiercebiotech.com] Abstract Hereditary angioedema (HAE) may manifest with swelling of the face, extremities, and upper airways.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • Angioedema

    […] of the extremities, face, and genitals can affect any area upper airway swelling of the lips, tongue, uvula, soft palate, and larynx gastrointestinal bowel wall edema resulting[step2.medbullets.com] On day 10 post transplantation, she developed a pruritic skin rash on the upper and lower extremities, back and neck, followed by eyelid, lip and facial swelling.[nature.com] Presentation Symptoms prodromal symptoms fatigue nausea and/or other gastrointestinal symptoms flu-like symptoms angioedema without urticaria or pruritus affecting the skin swelling[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 3

    […] of the extremities, face, and genitals can affect any area upper airway swelling of the lips, tongue, uvula, soft palate, and larynx gastrointestinal bowel wall edema resulting[medbullets.com] Hereditary angioedema is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by episodic local swelling involving subcutaneous or submucous tissue of the upper respiratory and gastrointestinal[malacards.org] Swelling involves the extremities (96%), face (85%), oropharynx (64%), and intestinal mucosa (88%).[e-ijd.org]

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 2

    […] of the extremities, face, and genitals can affect any area upper airway swelling of the lips, tongue, uvula, soft palate, and larynx gastrointestinal bowel wall edema resulting[medbullets.com] Swelling involves the extremities (96%), face (85%), oropharynx (64%), and intestinal mucosa (88%).[e-ijd.org] Presentation Symptoms prodromal symptoms fatigue nausea and/or other gastrointestinal symptoms flu-like symptoms angioedema without urticaria or pruritus affecting the skin swelling[medbullets.com]

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 1

    […] of the extremities, face, and genitals can affect any area upper airway swelling of the lips, tongue, uvula, soft palate, and larynx gastrointestinal bowel wall edema resulting[medbullets.com] Swelling involves the extremities (96%), face (85%), oropharynx (64%), and intestinal mucosa (88%).[e-ijd.org] It can affect virtually any part of the body, but is more common in the extremities. 6 Episodes of swelling may also involve the upper respiratory tract, including the tongue[jcp.bmj.com]

  • Pancoast Syndrome

    […] of the limb distended veins diffuse deep pain in the arm and forearm upper extremity heaviness worse after activity arterial unilateral Raynaud-type symptoms episodic coolness[orthobullets.com] […] symptoms thought to result from decreased pressure on the brachial plexus with return of sensation manifesting as pain vascular venous episodic cyanotic discoloration and swelling[orthobullets.com]

  • Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection

    extremity swelling, dysphagia, and cough.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] man who presented with a very large thoracic aortic aneurysm with dissection causing compression over the brachiocephalic veins and the mediastinum leading to facial and upper[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

    extremity swelling, dysphagia, and cough.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] man who presented with a very large thoracic aortic aneurysm with dissection causing compression over the brachiocephalic veins and the mediastinum leading to facial and upper[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Weight Lifting

    The patient was a 21-year-old woman originally referred for pelvic pain who presented with new complaints of right upper extremity swelling, discomfort, and cyanosis after[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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