General symptoms presented by a side: the fatigue , the weight loss unexplained , the fever should not be extended to any infectious process and changes in the temperature . Fever is an important symptom that can be caused by the disease itself or infection coexisting with lupus. It is essential to determine the source to treat properly. We can group the symptoms: Muscle and joint symptoms They are among the most common clinical manifestations. The 90 percent of lupus patients suffer from pain and swelling in the joints ( arthritis ) in the hands, wrists, elbows, knees and feet more often.
For example, some pancreatic cancers release substances that cause blood clots in the veins of the legs. A few of the common symptoms of cancer include unexplained weight loss, fever, fatigue, pain, skin changes (hyperpigmentation, jaundice, erythema, pruritis, or excessive hair growth). Some cancers have specific symptoms such as skin cancer, where sores appear that do not heal and may bleed. A long lasting sore in someone’s mouth may be an indication of some kind of oral cancer. Long-term diarrhea, or change in stool size may possibly be a sign of colon cancer.
A fistula is an opening on the large intestine and another surface that stick together and form a tunnel. If they are healed while connected, it can cause the spread of bacteria from the large intestine and cause inflammation and infection. The last, but yet of many more complications is dysuria or painful urination. Diverticulitis can cause a part of the bowels that are inflamed to have contact with the bladder causing the pain and having to urinate more often. It can also cause air to be present in urine which is the result of a fistula.
Erythema Nodosum Erythema nodosum is a skin condition in which the lower legs become inflamed and bumps called nodules form. CAUSES Common causes of this condition include infections and drugs, especially birth control pills, penicillin, and sulfa medicines. Other causes include pregnancy and certain medical conditions, including Lupus, Crohn 's disease, and thyroid conditions. In some cases, the cause may not be known. RISK FACTORS This condition is more likely to develop in young adult women.
Folliculitis decalvans or tufted folliculitis usually affects scalp. Several hairs arise from the same hair follicle. Scarring and permanent hair loss may follow. 8. Oil folliculitis is inflammation of hair follicles due to exposure to various oils and typically occurs on forearms or thighs.
Hemangioma is a common type of. It is a tumor-like birthmark of cells called endothelial cells. You can get hemangioma anywhere in your body. Most appear during the first weeks of life, and then grows rapidly for 6-12 months. They start to shrink which may take 7 years.
Bulimics may have extreme fluctuations in blood pressure, irregular menstrual periods, bloating, abdominal pain and cramps, internal bleeding, and they may even vomit out blood. They have severe damage to their bowels, and constantly have indigestion, gas, and constipation. They suffer from dehydration, fainting spells, insomnia, tremors, blurred vision, and swollen cheek glands. Bulimics have severe throat problems caused by stomach acids and esophageal scarring and dental decay from excessive vomiting. They have broken blood vessels in the face and under the eyes and have intestinal rupture from excessive use of
Abstract Dermatomyositis (DM) is an autoimmune disease that presents with a wide range of classical dermatologic findings and proximal muscle weakness. Like other autoimmune diseases, multiple trigger mechanisms have been proposed in the pathogenesis of DM. They include infections, drugs, environmental factors and malignancy. Majority of the cases are idiopathic, but in approximately 15–30% of cases of adult-onset DM, an underlying malignancy is the cause of a paraneoplastic syndrome manifested as DM. We present a case of a 31 years old female who presented to us with a heliotrope rash, gottron papules, and shawl signs associated with proximal muscle weakness.
Most people are diagnosed before age 30, but the disease can occur in people in their 60 's, 70 's, or even later in life. Children with the disease may experience decreased growth or delayed sexual development. Diagnosis : A specialist called a gastroenterologist may perform a colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy to obtain bowel tissue for analysis. Blood tests, including blood counts .Stool samples to rule out infections as the cause of diarrhea. Special X-rays of both the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract may be ordered as well to confirm the location of the inflammation.