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5,263 Possible Causes for Ankle Edema, EMG Shows Evidence of Reinnervation, Sudden Death

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Leg swelling (ankle edema). Liver enlargement. Chest pain. Risk Factors Age over 60. Obesity. Smoking. Alcoholism.[rxmed.com] A thorough family history of juvenile sudden death, ventricular arrhythmias and ICD implants should always be sought.[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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  • 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] In the United States, approximately 25,000 sudden deaths occur per year from heart failure associated with pulmonary emboli.[nursing.unboundmedicine.com] The physical examination findings evaluated in the study include ankle edema and prominent jugular vein.[chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease.imedpub.com]

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  • Pulmonary Hypertension

    Other symptoms are fatigue, dizziness, swelling in the ankles or legs (edema), bluish lips and skin (cyanosis), chest pain, racing pulse and palpitations.[who.int] Sudden cardiac death.[patient.info] […] and legs (edema) and fluid in the abdomen (ascites) There are several different types of PH.[weillcornell.org]

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  • Myocarditis

    Hall DOI: 10.1128/JCM.00815-09 ABSTRACT Myocarditis is a rare cause of sudden death in childhood.[jcm.asm.org] Sudden death in young adults: a 25-year review of autopsies in military recruits. Ann Intern Med. 2004 Dec 7;141:829-34. 2.[doi.org] No investigations were carried out by his GP or on arrival at the hospital due to his sudden death.[jcm.asm.org]

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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] We report a case of sudden infant death because of clinically undiagnosed VSD in a seemingly healthy 16-day-old boy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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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  • 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] , and may lead to emergency ventilation or death.[pathways.nice.org.uk] reinnervation of the muscle, as the remaining motor neurons attempt to fill in for lost motor neurons.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Bronchitis

    Decreased levels of oxygen in the blood can also lead to peripheral edema, or swelling in the legs and ankles.[healthline.com] death, sudden cardiac death, and cardiac death.[doi.org] […] the system organ classes cardiac and vascular disorders combined with myocardial infarction (fatal and non‐fatal), stroke (fatal and non‐fatal), and the preferred terms sudden[doi.org]

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  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency

    Swelling of your ankles, feet or abdomen. This is called edema. Swelling may occur in your belly, which may cause you to feel bloated. Rapid weight gain.[medicinenet.com] Complicating events include sudden death and myocardial infarction.[emedicine.medscape.com] The prognosis of these patients is good; however, sudden death, endocarditis, and progressive regurgitation occur rarely.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Congestive 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] The basic pharmacology of PDE inhibitors is presented and the use of PDE-3 inhibitors for the treatment of heart failure causing an increase in sudden death is also reviewed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Primary Prevention of Sudden Death.[doi.org]

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  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    A 38-year-old Sri Lankan man presented with acute pancreatitis and later he developed progressive abdominal distention with bilateral ankle edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sudden death is the first symptom in about one-quarter (25%) of people who have a PE.[web.archive.org] This dramatic decrease in edema score represented a significantly reduced thrombotic risk. 24 Similarly, the ankle swelling rate was increased during the flight by a mean[lifeextension.com]

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