92. An Elderly Man with Diffuse Facial Edema

  1. Christopher P. Holstege MD3,4,5,
  2. Alexander B. Baer MD3,6,
  3. Jesse M. Pines MD, MBA, MSCE7,8 and
  4. William J. Brady MD9,10,11
  1. Kevin S. Barlotta MD1 and
  2. Alexander B. Baer MD3,6

Published Online: 3 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch92

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

How to Cite

Barlotta, K. S. and Baer, A. B. (2011) An Elderly Man with Diffuse Facial Edema, in Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition (eds C. P. Holstege, A. B. Baer, J. M. Pines and W. J. Brady), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch92

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  2. 4

    Blue Ridge Poison Center, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  3. 5

    Departments of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  4. 6

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  5. 7

    Center for Health Care Quality, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  6. 8

    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  7. 9

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  8. 10

    Center for Emergency Management, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  9. 11

    Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad & Albemarle County, Fire Rescue, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA

  2. 3

    Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  3. 6

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333473

Online ISBN: 9781444397994

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Keywords:

  • Case 92, an elderly man - with diffuse facial edema;
  • 63-year-old male, with history of neck cancer - and tracheostomy, and facial “fullness”;
  • patient, noting mild facial swelling - resolving, as the day progressed;
  • denial, of trauma, fever - or dental discomfort;
  • no new medications taken - and no angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors;
  • facial examination pictured;
  • most likely clinical diagnosis