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272 Possible Causes for Cafe-Au-Lait Spots, Pallor, Weight Loss

  • Pheochromocytoma

    The subject should be examined for cafe au lait spots if neurofibromatosis is suspected.[] loss, and intermittent hypertension.[] BACKGROUND: Pheochromocytoma is an endocrine tumor that causes hypertension, facial pallor, and headache.[]

  • Pheochromocytoma-Islet Cell Tumor Syndrome

    3 congestive heart failure 32 HP:0001635 4 pheochromocytoma 32 HP:0002666 5 hypercalcemia 32 HP:0003072 6 cerebral hemorrhage 32 HP:0001342 7 tachycardia 32 HP:0001649 8 cafe-au-lait[] loss or gain; malnutrition; dehydration; weakness; muscle and joint aching; and peptic ulcer.[] Pheochromocytoma frequently induces paroxysmal hypertension with headaches, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, sweating, pallor, tachycardia, and palpitations, and these are[]

  • Tuberous Sclerosis

    Additional skin lesions may also develop, including cafe-au-lait spots; fibromas (benign, fibrous nodules) arising around or beneath the nails; or shagreen patches (rough,[] loss, high levels of cholesterol, and nose bleeds.[] Differentials to exclude: Neurofibromatosis type 1: Cafe au lait spots, neurofibromas, axillary freckling, lisch nodules.[]

  • Acute Myelomonocytic Leukemia

    Skin involvement is apparent in about one half of the patients, with maculo-papular rash (often starting from the face) and xanthomas, or cafe-au-lait spots, seen in patients[] This case report describes a 53-year-old male who presented with gingival enlargement and bleeding, fatigue, and recent weight loss as initial manifestations of acute myelomonocytic[] Primary manifestations include mucosal pallor secondary to anemia, odontalgia, ulceration of the palate, gingival bleeding, gingivitis, petechiae and ecchymoses of the hard[]

  • Philadelphia Chromosome Positive Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

    Subsequent detailed skin examination showed six small cafe- au -lait spots but no other evidence of neurofibromatosis.[] Weight loss, fever, night sweats, and reduced exercise tolerance are common complaints.[] Case report A 12 -year -male child was admitted in our hospital with severe pallor, weakness, loss of weight, fever, abdominal pain and distension of 15 days duration who[]

  • Addison's Disease

    loss.[] Hyperpigmentation was observed in 76%, nausea and vomiting occurred in more than 40%, and weight loss was noted in 25%.[] A 32-year-old Caucasian was admitted at 14 weeks of gestation with hypotension and weight loss.[]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    Lastly, substances used to minimize appetite and contribute to weight loss (derivatives of phenylethylamine ) are also believed to trigger systemic sclerosis.[] Even among patients who do not experience all of the skin changes associated with Raynaud’s phenomenon, most report digital pallor 11 (see Figure 3).[] ] Nail-fold capillary dilatation and capillary destruction (see image below) Raynaud phenomenon of the hands: Symmetrical acral vasospasm is present, with characteristic pallor[]

  • Congenital Aplastic Anemia

    […] anemia Cause is chromosome breakage and defective repair Autosome recessive, few X-linked recessive Pancytopenia is seen first decade of life Congenital abnormalities – cafe-au-lait[] There was no history of abdominal distension, weight loss, or prior bleed. Also, the patient had never smoked or consumed alcohol.[] Low counts of red blood cells bring about anemia and cause fatigue, weakness and pallor.[]

  • Russell-Silver Syndrome

    […] extremely short stature and body and facial asymmetry, excessive sweating, a small triangular face which makes the skull look large by comparison, inward curved fingers, cafe-au-lait[] Upon evaluation, the patient reported a number of typical symptoms of depression which also included significant weight loss of 15-20 lbs within the last few months.[] Nocturnal sweating was the commonest symptom (23.96%), followed by irritability (11.46%), tantrums (7.29%), pallor and shakiness (3.13%).[]

  • Respiratory Bronchiolitis Interstitial Lung Disease

    […] vasculitides Connective tissue diseases Raynaud’s Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) (see Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, [[Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis]]) Scleroderma Cafe-au-lait[] Many affected individuals also experience a loss of appetite and gradual weight loss.[] Diagnosis is by funduscopy, which shows pigmentation in a bone-spicule configuration in the equatorial retina, narrowing of the retinal arterioles, a waxy pallor of the optic[]

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