Level 1: Edema – Related Symptoms and Risk Factors: Expert Panel DDX

How does your differential compare with the experts?

What questions will comprise your review of systems?

Experts’ DDX:

  1. Hypothyroidism
  2. Obstructive sleep apnea with pulmonary hypertension
  3. Venous insufficiency
  4. Liver disease
  5. Heart disease
  6. Kidney disease
  7. Pre-menstrual swelling
  8. Low protein/low albumin
  9. Abdominal tumor
  10. Medication induced (NSAIDs, steroids, Calcium channel blockers)
  11. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  12. Hematopoietic disorder (anemia, malnutrition)
  13. Pregnancy
  14. Depression