Edema

Generalized Edema Above the Diaphragm

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Generalized Edema Above the Diaphragm

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