Flashcards in Foundations: Body Fluids Pathologies Deck (11):
Edema in the lower body, legs and ankles can be caused by...
KD Yang Deficiency
Causes of non-pitting edema.
Qi Stagnation or Dampness
Pitting edema can be caused by…
Deficiency of Yang of SP, LU , KD
Edema in the upper body, face, hands can be caused by…
Wind-Water or LU Yang Deficiency
Edema in the middle body, abdomen, ascites, limbs can be caused by…
SP Yang Deficiency
Expectoration of profuse white, sticky phlegm, easy to expectorate, feeling of oppression of chest and epigastrium, nausea, sticky taste, absence of thirst.
T: swollen with sticky coat P: slippery.
Feeling of swelling in the throat, difficulty swallowing, feeling of oppression of chest and diaphragm, irritability, moodiness, depression.
Coughing up of phlegm, rattling sound in throat and aphasia, feeling of oppression of chest, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, numbness of limbs (especially unilateral).
T: deviated, swollen with sticky coat P: wiry.
Expectoration of yellow sticky phlegm, feeling of oppression of chest, nausea, red face, dry mouth, restlessness.
T: red, swollen with sticky yellow coat P: rapid, slippery.
Expectoration of white watery phlegm, feeling of oppression in chest, nausea, cold limbs.
T: pale, swollen with white, wet coat
P: deep, slippery, slow.