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6,063 Possible Causes for Ankle Edema, EMG Shows Evidence of Reinnervation, Respiratory Failure

  • Cor Pulmonale

    Physical findings may include: Jugular venous distension: Prominent jugular V wave, indicating the presence of tricuspid regurgitation Peripheral (ankle) edema: The best sign[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Respiratory muscle weakness is an uncommon cause of chronic respiratory failure and a rare cause of cor pulmonale.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The physical examination findings evaluated in the study include ankle edema and prominent jugular vein.[chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease.imedpub.com]

    Missing: EMG Shows Evidence of Reinnervation
  • Preeclampsia

    (edema) that doesn’t go away Severe headache that doesn’t respond to acetaminophen (Tylenol) Vision changes, including blurred or double vision Abdominal pain, particularly[whattoexpect.com] , coagulopathy, renal failure, liver failure, pulmonary oedema and cerebral haemorrhage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As the preeclampsia progresses, the woman may experience fluid retention (edema), with swelling in the hands, feet, ankles, and face.[medicalnewstoday.com]

    Missing: EMG Shows Evidence of Reinnervation
  • Motor Neuron Disease

    For patients with MND affecting the LMNs, the EMG will show evidence of: (1) acute denervation, which is ongoing as motor neurons degenerate, and (2) chronic denervation and[en.wikipedia.org] Exploring the factors correlated with respiratory failure can contribute to disease management.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The case report outlined below describes acute respiratory failure requiring non invasive ventilation (NIV), at the time of diagnosis of MND.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bronchitis

    Decreased levels of oxygen in the blood can also lead to peripheral edema, or swelling in the legs and ankles.[healthline.com] We report two cases of plastic bronchitis presenting with acute respiratory failure and mimicking foreign body inhalation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Toxic Shock Syndrome

    Examination of the locomotor system may reveal nuchal rigidity, severe generalized or localized muscle pain and tenderness, and periarticular edema of the wrists, ankles,[scielo.br] failure, vascular leakage, and shock.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was treated with antibiotics intravenously and sustained a difficult intensive care unit course complicated by ventilator-dependent respiratory failure, renal failure,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

    Emerging evidence suggests that attenuating the decline in lung density may prolong the time to respiratory failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe a case of aortic dissection in a 55-year-old male who underwent left single lung transplantation for respiratory failure due to AATD-related emphysema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] His father and younger brother died of respiratory failure due to IPF. Other family members are heterozygous for AAT deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: EMG Shows Evidence of Reinnervation
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

    Munir and Rana Malek, Third-Trimester Intraplacental Choriocarcinoma Presenting With Respiratory Failure and Hyperthyroidism, AACE Clinical Case Reports, 2, 3, (e233), (2016[doi.org] Respiratory distress syndrome can be caused by high-output congestive heart failure caused by anemia or hyperthyroidism, preeclampsia or iatrogenic fluid overload.[womenshealthsection.com] Causes include Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, pulmonary edema from fluid overload, high-output cardiac failure caused by severe anemia or hyperthyroidism, pulmonary[clinicaladvisor.com]

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  • Cardiomyopathy

    Leg swelling (ankle edema). Liver enlargement. Chest pain. Risk Factors Age over 60. Obesity. Smoking. Alcoholism.[rxmed.com] KEYWORDS: Acute heart failure; Extracorporeal life support; Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO); Septic cardiomyopathy; Septic shock; Severe respiratory failure; Veno-arterio-venous[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , or swelling, of your feet, ankles, and legs Treatment varies depending on how damaged your heart is due to cardiomyopathy and the resulting symptoms.[healthline.com]

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  • Heart Failure

    Increased central venous pressure ( 16 cm H2O at right atrium) · Hepatojugular reflux · Weight loss 4.5 kg in 5 days in response to treatment Minor criteria: · Bilateral ankle[medicalcriteria.com] , nonhypertensive 10,535 2.7 970 9 Coronary atherosclerosis 10,400 2.7 605 10 Respiratory failure, insufficiency, arrest (adult) 8,749 2.3 404 11 Acute cerebrovascular disease[web.archive.org] The weakening of the heart's pumping ability causes Blood and fluid to back up into the lungs The buildup of fluid in the feet, ankles and legs - called edema Tiredness and[medlineplus.gov]

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  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    The clinical signs of cor pulmonale include jugular venous pressure elevation and pitting ankle edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (47%) had other causes of respiratory failure, including pulmonary embolism, pneumothorax, etc.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Decreased oxygen can also lead to the swelling in the legs and ankle ( peripheral edema ).[verywell.com]

    Missing: EMG Shows Evidence of Reinnervation

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