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184 Possible Causes for Astrocytic Gliosis, Weight Loss

  • Leigh's Disease

    In 45 out of the 52 cases reported, weight loss, weak- ness and some degree of psychomotor retardation were prominent features, either alone or in combination.[] In addition, there was severe leukoencephalopathy of the cerebral hemispheres with sudanophilic tissue degregation, advanced axonal loss and reactive astrocytic gliosis.[] Longstanding chronic lesions involved the optic chiasma and the cerebral peduncles and consisted of myelin loss, status spongiosus, astrocytic gliosis and marked capillary[]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Practical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of weight loss in Alzheimer's disease are lacking.[] Multifocal spongiform encephalopathic changes, mononuclear perivascular infiltrates, subcortical demyelination and gliosis were also found.[] Their symptoms often include: inability to communicate weight loss seizures skin infections difficulty swallowing groaning, moaning, or grunting increased sleeping lack of[]

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    There are behavioral/symptomatic similarities (for example, fatigue, malaise, hyperalgesia) and dissimilarities (gastrointestinal symptoms, anorexia and weight loss) between[] PubMed Google Scholar Hwang SY, Jung JS, Kim TH, Lim SJ, Oh ES, Kim JY, Ji KA, Joe EH, Cho KH, Han IO: Ionizing radiation induces astrocyte gliosis through microglia activation[] loss, or even that gluten can be harmful to every human being.[]

  • Eating Disorder

    Differences persisted regarding depression and mental HRQoL until 12 months after surgery, except in the areas weight loss and eating disorders.[] The most frequent pathological change in the infants studied was white matter gliosis occurring in infants who survived into or beyond the last trimester.[] People who suffer from this disorder intentionally avoid eating and often starve themselves in order to achieve an excessive amount of weight loss.[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    loss in the early stages.[] Pathology Atrophy of the anterior horn cells and replacement of the large motor neurons by fibrous astrocytes (gliosis) causes the affected anterior and lateral columns of[] Upper motor neurone pathology in ALS is indicated by depopulation of the Betz cells in the motor cortex (Brodmann area 4), variable astrocytic gliosis affecting both the grey[]

  • Uremia

    The syndrome may be heralded by the clinical onset of the following symptoms: Nausea Vomiting Fatigue Anorexia [6] Weight loss Muscle cramps Pruritus Change in mental status[] Alzheimer type II astrocytes are often prominent. Patients may also develop changes of hypertensive encephalopathy 9.[] Malnutrition Malnutrition usually occurs as renal failure progresses; it is manifested by the following symptoms: Anorexia Weight loss Loss of muscle mass Low cholesterol[]

  • Neonatal Adrenoleukodystrophy

    The adrenal glands in patients with ALD often produce insufficient amounts of cortisol, which may lead to muscle weakness and fatigue, weight loss and decreased appetite,[] gliosis Metachromatic leukodystrophy: accumulation of PAS and Luxol fast blue / LFB macrophages that show brown metachromasia with acidified cresyl violet, toluidine blue[] XALD: gliosis and inflammation XALD. Lipid macrophages, lymphocytes, and reactive astrocytes in the white matter.[]

  • Wilson Disease

    The most common symptoms are anemia, jaundice, ascites and weight loss.[] In the early stages of the disease, proliferation of large protoplasmic astrocytes such as Opalski cells and Alzheimer cells occurs.[] […] of appetite Muscle stiffness Nausea and vomiting Tremor Weight loss Complications If Wilson's disease is not diagnosed and treated when symptoms emerge, serious complications[]

  • Huntington Disease-Like 2

    loss and may have a positive impact on other symptoms.[] Gross and microscopic examination revealed prominent striatal neuron loss and astrocytic gliosis in a dorsal to ventral gradient in each disorder and cortical atrophy.[] In all stages of HD, weight loss can be an important complication that can correspond with worsening symptoms and should be countered by adjusting the diet and maintaining[]

  • McLeod Neuroacanthocytosis Syndrome

    Weight loss due to feeding dyskinesia: A presenting symptom of neuroacanthocytosis.[] Marked neuronal loss and astrocytic gliosis were observed on histologic examination.[] A cell loss of 90% in the striatum with astrocytic gliosis has been reported.[]

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