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244 Possible Causes for Cardiomyopathy, Progressive Polyneuropathy, Pruritus

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    […] was on hemodialysis due to the stage 5 chronic kidney failure and had various comorbid conditions: arterial hypertension, history of acute myocardial infarction, dilative cardiomyopathy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] outweighed by the benefits of reducing cardiovascular risk. [ 8 ] Presentation Patients with all types of diabetes may present with polyuria, polydipsia, lethargy, boils, pruritus[patient.info] […] that patients with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes are at high risk for several cardiovascular disorders: coronary heart disease, stroke, peripheral arterial disease, cardiomyopathy[circ.ahajournals.org]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    […] without cardiomyopathy (p 0.001, both) and controls (p 0.05, both).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Generalised pruritus Generalised skin itching ( pruritus ) may occur due to the build up of poorly metabolised substances that stimulate nerve endings in the skin.[dermnetnz.org] Patients may present with jaundice, pruritus, abnormal laboratory findings (eg, thrombocytopenia, hypoalbuminemia, coagulopathy), or complications of portal hypertension,[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    An adult with untreated PDA is at high risk for bacterial endocarditis, an infection of the lining of the heart, valves, or arteries; an enlarged heart (cardiomyopathy); pulmonary[my.clevelandclinic.org] This 59-year-old man developed ophthalmoplegia, dysarthria, dysphagia, pruritus, ataxia, corticobulbar and corticospinal signs in association with prostate cancer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a fatal case of severe chronic progressive axonal polyradiculoneuropathy in association with this antibody.[doi.org]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    Accuracy of ECV for the diagnosis of amyloid cardiomyopathy. ECV, extracellular volume; TTR, transthyretin.[revespcardiol.org] Her pruritus resolved, but the lesions persisted. Footnotes Competing interests: None declared. This article has been peer reviewed.[cmaj.ca] […] to multiple myeloma The initial presentation occasionally is a polyneuropathy when it is part of a POEMS syndrome (mostly the sclerotic form).[radiopaedia.org]

  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    Hou X, Aguilar MI, Small DH (2007) Transthyretin and familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy. Recent progress in understanding the molecular mechanism of neurodegeneration.[doi.org] A comprehensive evaluation by noninvasive and invasive studies facilitated the differentiation of CP from restrictive cardiomyopathy and the patient was effectively treated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case demonstrates an unusual presentation of primary systemic amyloidosis consisting of arthritis and intense debilitating pruritus without primary skin lesions for a[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diffuse Scleroderma

    Severe organ involvement was defined as the presence of any of the following: 1) in the kidney, scleroderma "renal crisis"; 2) in the heart, cardiomyopathy, symptomatic pericarditis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Skin can breakdown and discharge chalky material (calcium) Salt and pepper dyspigmentation ( hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation ) Pruritus Rarer cutaneous features Morphoea[dermnetnz.org] […] due to systemic sclerosis Progressive systemic sclerosis Scleredema Scleredema buschkes Scleroderma Scleroderma induced by chemical, including drugs Scleroderma of lung Scleroderma[icd9data.com]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    , rare rheumatologic disease, lung disease, autoimmune cardiomyopathy Authority control Q5340515 Reasonator Scholia Statistics Subcategories This category has the following[commons.wikimedia.org] The steroids help with the pruritus and may lead to some lesional thinning.[clinicaladvisor.com] […] due to systemic sclerosis Progressive systemic sclerosis Scleredema Scleredema buschkes Scleroderma Scleroderma induced by chemical, including drugs Scleroderma of lung Scleroderma[icd9data.com]

  • Thiamine Deficiency

    Nerve conduction studies were consistent with axonal, length-dependent polyneuropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Alcoholic cardiomyopathy is responsible for 21%–36% of all cases of non-ischaemic dilated cardiomyopathy in Western Society.[oapublishinglondon.com] There was no history of fever, pruritus of hand and feet, headache, hypertension, oliguria, edema, and visual disturbances.[ijnpnd.com]

  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

    Neuropathy is typically slowly progressive, distal, symmetrical, and sensorimotor.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] heterogenous clinical spectrum: Amyloidosis is due to deposition of light chains in tissues, and can cause various symptoms such as: peripheral neuropathy, orthostatic hypotension, cardiomyopathy[cancertherapyadvisor.com] […] therapy resulting from events deemed unrelated to protocol therapy: (1) complications associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and (2) autoimmune myopathy and cardiomyopathy[doi.org]

  • African Trypanosomiasis

    After a second regimen, she developed a severe toxic polyneuropathy, progressing to coma and eventually death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Previous descriptions of carditis in human African trypanosomiasis are briefly reviewed, and the present findings are compared with some cardiomyopathies as well as American[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] T.b gambiense does not have a specific presentation but weight loss, lymphadenopathy, pruritus, facial edema, myalgia, malaise, headache and fever may be recorded.[symptoma.com]

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