Generalized Edema Above the Diaphragm


Generalized Edema Above the Diaphragm, Symmetric Arm Edema, Head and Neck Edema, Bilateral Upper Extremity Swelling, Facial Edema, Neck Edema

  1. See Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
  2. Thoracic aneurysm
  3. Mediastinal cancer
  4. Thrombosis secondary to upper extremity infection
  5. Intraluminal metastasis secondary to hypernephroma
  • Causes
  • Increased Capillary Permeability
  1. Acute nephritis
  2. Angioedema (Angioneurotic edema)
  3. Scleroderma
  • Causes
  • Miscellaneous