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1,972 Possible Causes for Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Increased, Cerebrospinal Fluid Protein Increased, Progressive Polyneuropathy

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Progression may be delayed or halted by improved diabetes control, administration of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors), and aggressive blood pressure[] […] the risk of hypotensive symptoms, syncope and renal dysfunction ACE angiotensin-converting enzyme Table is adapted and reproduced with the permission of the Heart Foundation[] Having diabetic nephropathy also increases the risk of significant diabetic retinopathy.[]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    Noticeably, usual treatments for cardiac failure (i.e. calcium inhibitors, β-blockers, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors) are inefficient or even dangerous in patients[] […] to multiple myeloma The initial presentation occasionally is a polyneuropathy when it is part of a POEMS syndrome (mostly the sclerotic form).[] However, some patients may have cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) abnormalities; specifically, increased protein and decreased soluble β-amyloid or ApoE.[]

  • Amyloidosis

    Loop diuretics are the treatment of choice for this condition because angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers and beta-blockers are poorly[] Tafamidis is a TTR stabilizer that is orally administered and, by interfering with amyloid fibril formation and deposition, is capable of slowing progression of TTR polyneuropathy[] Specifically, hereditary ATTR amyloidosis with polyneuropathy (hATTR-PN), also referred to as familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP) is an inherited, progressive, life-threatening[]

  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    Hou X, Aguilar MI, Small DH (2007) Transthyretin and familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy. Recent progress in understanding the molecular mechanism of neurodegeneration.[] Patients usually present with familial amyloid polyneuropathy, with progressive peripheral and autonomic neuropathy; involvement of the heart or kidneys is variable.[] Progressive cardiac amyloidosis following liver transplantation for familial amyloid polyneuropathy: implications for amyloid fibrillogenesis.[]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    Shortly after HSCT the patient developed progressive polyneuropathy of the lower legs and hypoesthesia. Five months later a severe dementia followed.[] Although cerebrospinal fluid protein levels were often increased in both groups, the elevations were generally mild or moderate in misdiagnosed patients, at an average of[] We report a 58-year-old woman with DADS that progressed to a severe case of classic CIDP.[]

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  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Guillain-Barré syndrome is a rare condition in pregnancy which is characterised by symmetrical progressive ascending polyneuropathy.[] The increase of protein level in cerebrospinal fluid is more marked in recurrent episodes.[] An 81-year-old man presented with fever, confusion and rapidly-progressive flaccid tetraparesis.[]

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  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy

    Biffi, “ which led to an increased expression of the protein in stem cells and in the cerebrospinal fluid.[] Our patient has a progressive peripheral neuropathy but has apparently intact CNS function at her present age of 57 years.[] They are followed by opisthotonos, less of tendon reflexes, visual failure, elevated cerebrospinal fluid proteins, and delayed nerve conduction velocity.[]

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  • Beriberi

    The essential feature is a polyneuropathy. b. The muscles become progressively more wasted and weak, and walking becomes increasingly difficult. c.[]

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  • Foix-Alajouanine Syndrome

    Serum and CSF angiotensin converting enzyme concentrations may be raised; the CSF may reveal increases in protein or cell count in 80% of cases.[] A lumbar cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) was performed and showed increased protein (154 mg/dL), 144 red cells/mm 3, with normal white cells (2/mm 3 ) counting.[] Our patient had a similar course in her disease progression.[]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Most types of polyneuropathy progress fairly slowly, over months or years, but rapidly progressive polyneuropathy also occurs.[] The primary manifestations of polyneuropathy are slowly progressive numbness and paresthesias, with burning sensations in the feet usually in a symmetrical pattern.[] polyneuropathy. [13] Therefore, attention to the pattern of early symptoms is important.[]

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