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12 Possible Causes for Addison's Disease, C-Reactive Protein Increased, Late-Onset Cardiomyopathy, Patient Appears Acutely Ill

  • Lyme Disease

    Bratland, The potential role for infections in the pathogenesis of autoimmune Addison’s disease, Clinical & Experimental Immunology, 195, 1, (52-63), (2018).[doi.org]

    Missing: Late-Onset Cardiomyopathy
  • Amyloidosis

    Patients with CAPS have chronically elevated levels of acute-phase reactants, especially high-sensitivity C-reactive protein due to increased interleukin levels.[patient.info] Abstract OBJECTIVE: The clinical description of a novel TTR gene mutation characterized by a late onset amyloid cardiomyopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hereditary amyloidosis: description of a new American kindred with late onset cardiomyopathy: Appalachian amyloid. Arthritis Rheum. 1987 ; 30 :195-200.[circ.ahajournals.org] Nephropathy affects patients with late-onset neuropathy, low penetrance in the family, and cardiac dysrhythmias.[patient.info]

    Missing: Patient Appears Acutely Ill
  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    Another blood test identifies levels of C-reactive protein, which is increased in the blood when there is significant inflammation in the body.[humanillnesses.com] The patient appeared acutely ill. The temperature was 38ºC, the pulse was 116, and the respiration was 24. The blood pressure was 120/70 mm Hg.[scielo.br] Itzhak Brook, Anaerobic Bacteria, Infectious Diseases, 10.1016/B978-0-7020-6285-8.00184-2, (1628-1644.e2), (2017). Addison K.[doi.org] It has been proposed that the minor criteria be extended to include erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) or C-reactive protein (CRP), splenomegaly, microscopic hematuria,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Late-Onset Cardiomyopathy
  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Hypercoagulability in tuberculosis is attributed to decreased antithrombin lll and protein C, elevated plasma fibrinogen level, increased platelet aggregation and reactive[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com] The patient becomes acutely ill with high fever and is in danger of dying. The disease also may lead to chronic illness and slow decline.[healthcommunities.com] KEYWORDS: Addison's disease; active tuberculosis; adrenal insufficiency; freckles; hyperpigmentation; pulmonary tuberculosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Destruction of cortex leads to Addison's disease.[library.med.utah.edu]

    Missing: Late-Onset Cardiomyopathy
  • Klebsiella Pneumoniae

    The WBC was markedly elevated to 22,000/uL, C-reactive protein (CRP) was elevated at 74 mg/L and serum albumin level was decreased.[doi.org] Diseases of the adrenal glands (not specified as tuberculous). (a) Addison's disease (not specified as tuberculous) . (6) Other diseases of the adrenal glands. ‎[books.google.ro] protein (375 mg/dL).[doi.org] Other diseases of the skin and annexa, and of the cellular tissue.* XIII. ‎ Pagina 22 - Diseases of the thymus gland. 65.[books.google.ro]

    Missing: Late-Onset Cardiomyopathy
  • Biliary Tract Infection

    Laboratory data: evidence of inflammatory response - abnormal white blood cell counts, increase of serum C-reactive protein levels and other changes indicating inflammation[patient.info] Addison NV, Finan PJ. Urgent and early cholecystectomy for acute gallbladder disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Laboratory data: abnormal LFTs - increased serum ALP, γGTP (GGT), AST and ALT levels. C. Imaging: C-1. Biliary dilatation. C-2.[patient.info] Fever and/or shaking chills - temperature 38 C. A-2.[patient.info]

    Missing: Late-Onset Cardiomyopathy
  • Subacute Thyroiditis

    Laboratory tests revealed an increased erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein level.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sarcoidosis, thyroiditis, and Addison’s disease. Lancet 1970 ; 2 : 230 –333 Larsen PR. The thyroid. In: Wingaarden JB, Smith LH, Bennett JC, eds.[ajnr.org] C-reactive protein (CRP), and a hypoechoic area in the thyroid ultrasonogram corresponding to the tender area.[thyroid.org] When patients complained of pain in their neck or C-reactive protein (CRP) was still high, physicians were able to extend the tapering of the dose of PSL or increase it at[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Late-Onset Cardiomyopathy
  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    Systemic effects of the treatment included brief increases in interleukins 6 and 8 in some patients, an acute phase response with increased C-reactive protein, and transient[medpagetoday.com] Nephropathy affects patients with late-onset neuropathy, low penetrance in the family, and cardiac dysrhythmias.[patient.info] This variant occurs in 4 percent of black Americans, 23 in whom it usually is silent or is associated with isolated late-onset cardiac amyloidosis.[doi.org] Patients with CAPS have chronically elevated levels of acute-phase reactants, especially high-sensitivity C-reactive protein due to increased interleukin levels.[patient.info]

    Missing: Patient Appears Acutely Ill
  • Lyme Arthritis

    Blood tests showed an increase in the acute phase reactants (erythrocyte sedimentation rate 86 mm/1st h, C reactive protein 80 mg/l), with a normal white blood cell count.[ard.bmj.com] They were fatigued, and they had Addison’s disease,” he says.[yahoo.com] In other words, too quickly labeling someone with chronic Lyme disease may mean missing the real root of the problem.[yahoo.com]

    Missing: Late-Onset Cardiomyopathy
  • Fibromyalgia

    They also showed lowered serum triglyceride and C-reactive protein level, maintaining the levels of aspartate transaminase and creatine phosphokinase, and increases of the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rheumatism Anal Sphincter Myopathy, Internal Antisynthetase Syndrome Arthrogryposis atrophic muscular disease autoimmune disease of skin and connective tissue Axial Myopathy, Late-Onset[rgd.mcw.edu] Many of these symptoms are 'nonspecific' - which means they are found in other conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, medication headache, Addison's disease and obstructive[patient.info] Laboratory (lab) studies and a computed tomography scan of the brain ruled out Addison's disease, multiple sclerosis, lymphoma, and leukemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Patient Appears Acutely Ill

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