Glossary for Gradual onset of ankle oedema
Medical terms related to Gradual onset of ankle oedema or mentioned in this section include:
- Aagenaes syndrome: A rare inherited birth abnormality involving underdeveloped lymph vessels which results in swollen legs and liver problems.
- Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
- Ankle conditions: Conditions that affect the ankle
- Ankle pain: Pain affecting the ankle joint
- Ankle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the ankle
- Ankylostomiasis: A parasitic intestinal infection caused by a hookworm called Ancylostoma duodenale or Necator americanus. Infection usually occurs when larva enter a break in the skin and then travel throughout the body until the reach the intestines.
- Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
- Chagas disease: A parasitic infection caused by the protozoa Trypanosoma cruzi and transmitted by insect bites or blood transfusions. The disease primarily involves the heart and gastrointestinal system.
- Congestive Heart Failure: A condition which is characterized by breathlessness due to oedema and congestion of the lungs
- Congestive heart failure: A condition which is characterized by breathlessness due to oedema and congestion of the lungs
- Dressler syndrome: A group of symptoms that can occur days, weeks or months after a heart attack or heart surgery. The symptoms may be due to such things as autoimmune processes, virus or bleeding around the heart which can result in inflammation of the membrane surrounding the heart.
- Foot symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both feet
- Inflammatory causes of ankle edema:
- Joint symptoms: Symptoms affecting the joints.
- Kidney Cancer: Cancer that forms in tissues of the kidneys
- Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
- Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
- Lower leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lower legs, calves and shins.
- Lymphatic Obstruction: A blockage of the lymph vessels that drain fluid from body tissues and facilitate immune system cell movement through the body. Lymphatic obstruction can be caused by such things as tumors, surgery, injury and infection. Obstruction can be primary (as in the case of inherited conditions such as lymphatic hypoplasia) or secondary (as in the case of infection).
- Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
- Myocarditis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the muscles of the heart
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Oedema: The abnormal retention of fluid in a given anatomical area
- Peripheral vascular disease: Disease of arteries supplying the legs or sometimes arms
- Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
- Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Swelling of both ankles: Swelling of both ankles refers to puffiness or enlargement of the ankles.
- Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
- Trypanosomiasis, east-African: A rare infectious disease caused by a parasite called Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and is transmitted through the bite of an infected Tsetse fly. The infection causes an acute illness with symptoms occurring from days to weeks after infection. Death relatively common, especially in untreated cases.
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