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973 Possible Causes for Acute Pericarditis, Difficulty Rising from a Squatting Position

  • Dermatomyositis

    Patients may have difficulty rising from a chair or squatting and then raising themselves from this position.[emedicine.medscape.com] The degree of weakness may range from mild to moderate to severe; sometimes, quadriparesis is observed.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Toxoplasmosis

    Rarely, there may be polymyositis, myocarditis, pericarditis, pneumonitis, hepatitis or encephalitis [ 9 ] .[patient.info] Rarely, there may be polymyositis, myocarditis, pericarditis, pneumonitis, hepatitis or encephalitis [ 9 ].[patient.info] Cases of severe, acute disseminated toxoplasmosis in immunocompetent patients, due to atypical strains mainly from the Amazonian rainforest, have been reported [ 10 ] .[patient.info]

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  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Diffuse ST-segment elevations are typical changes presented on ECGs in patients with acute pericarditis; however, in acute myocarditis the findings are nonspecific.[cfp.ca] Acute chest pain in myocarditis mimics acute coronary syndrome.[cfp.ca] Several studies and case reports have shown that atrial fibrillation can occur in the setting of pericarditis, irrespective of the etiology, especially when acute. 4 Atrial[cfp.ca]

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  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    ) Key management points If the underlying cause of the acute component of ACRF can be ascertained, it should be treated promptly.[clinicaladvisor.com] Cause of death, chronic renal failure Uraemia: • Convulsions; • Coma; • Cardiac myocyte dysfunction; • Congestive heart failure; • Pericarditis; • Pericardial effusion; •[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] overload Hypocalcemia/hyperphosphatemia (as a consequence of secondary hyperparathyroidism) Hyponatremia Uremia (elevated BUN, platelet dysfunction, changes in mental status, pericarditis[clinicaladvisor.com]

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  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    pericarditis, subacute bacterial endocarditis, hemostatic defects, severe hepatic dysfunction, pregnancy, diabetic hemorrhagic retinopathy or other hemorrhagic ophthalmic[tnkase.com] pericarditis; subacute bacterial endocarditis; hemostatic defects including those secondary to severe hepatic or renal disease; significant hepatic dysfunction; pregnancy[activase.com] […] weighed against the anticipated benefits: recent major surgery, cerebrovascular disease, recent gastrointestinal or genitourinary bleeding, recent trauma, hypertension, acute[tnkase.com]

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  • Pulmonary Embolism

    Among the most common are the following: Pneumonia and sepsis Pneumothorax Acute coronary syndrome Acute pericarditis Aortic dissection Costochondritis Pleuritis Differentiation[clinicaladvisor.com] ; Acute coronary syndrome; Pneumothorax.[emsworld.com] But it can also be a sign for an acute coronary syndrome (even at the age of 35) or a pericarditis. To be sure you need to consult with your GP.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    The major clinical manifestations of acute pericarditis are chest pain, pericardial friction rub, and the classic ECG changes.[web.archive.org]

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  • Pericarditis

    Indicators of poor prognosis of acute pericarditis.[dx.doi.org] Acute pericarditis associated with another disorder Acute tuberculous pericarditis Mycotic pericarditis Parasitic pericarditis Pericarditis associated with atrial septal[icd9data.com] […] for acute pericarditis (ICAP trial) indicate that pericardial effusions are present in about two thirds of patients with acute pericarditis.[dx.doi.org]

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  • Drug Hypersensitivity

    Renal failure is rare Inflammation of the heart ( myocarditis ) or heart sac ( pericarditis ), causing chest pain, breathlessness and lowered blood pressure Lung disease,[dermnetnz.org] […] causing shortness of breath and cough ( interstitial pneumonitis , pleuritis, pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome ) Neurological involvement, which may lead[dermnetnz.org]

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  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    Bronchogenic carcinoma is the leading cause of cancer death throughout the world and tobacco smoking is shown to be the single most important risk factor. Symptoms may include cough, dyspnea, hemoptysis and chest pain and the diagnosis is made using clinical, imaging and histopathologic criteria. Despite available[…][symptoma.com]

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