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399 Possible Causes for Chronic Alcoholism, Polycythemia

  • Cardiomyopathy

    ‘Excessive chronic alcohol consumption also leads to dilated cardiomyopathy (alcoholic heart muscle disease).’[] Tachyarrhythmias Thyroid diseases Diabetes mellitus Thiamine (Vitamin B1) deficiency Chronic alcoholism Pregnancy uteri Illicit drug use (cocaine, methamphetamine, anabolic[] Dilated cardiomyopathy can be caused by chronic, heavy alcohol use and nutritional deficiencies tied to alcoholism.[]

  • Cushing's Disease

    The above two tests may be falsely positive in conditions causing pseudo-Cushing syndrome such as obesity, acute or chronic illness, alcoholism, depression, drugs and high[] […] kyphosis caused by osteoporosis of the spine, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, amenorrhea, hypertrichosis in females, impotence in males, dusky complexion with purple markings, polycythemia[] The reported sensitivity of this test is 98 percent; the reported specificity is 80 percent. 4 Obesity, chronic illness, chronic alcoholism and depression can cause false-positive[]

  • Thrombocytopenia

    Here we are presenting a patient with decompensated liver disease with known chronic alcoholism and profound thrombocytopenia despite multiple platelet transfusions.[] Trisomy 21 is associated with an increased incidence of hematologic disorders such as polycythemia, transient myeloproliferative disorder, and acute leukemia. 1 There are[] Aplasia or hypoplasia (idiopathic, radiation, alcohol, or drugs – for example, chemotherapy, thiazide diuretics, and certain antibiotics).[]

  • Hypersplenism

    The index case is a 32-year-old chronic alcoholic male presented with multiple episodes of hematemesis and melena.[] Budd-Chiari syndrome , portal vein obstruction infections: viral, malaria , tuberculosis inflammation: sarcoidosis , SLE chronic hemolytic disorders: hemolytic anemia , polycythemia[] Some of the most common causes of an enlarged spleen include the following: liver disease ( cirrhosis due to chronic hepatitis B , chronic hepatitis C , fatty liver , long[]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    […] disease (COPD) chronic alcoholism folate (vitamin B-9) deficiency caused by poor diet or conditions that affect absorption Other vitamin B-12 deficiencies, such as those[] A review of the literature reveals several instances of polycythemia developing in association with liver therapy, and a few cases of typical polycythemia vera associated[] Elderly patients with “tea and toast” diets and chronic alcoholics are at especially high risk.[]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    […] ischemia Connective tissue diseases Infection, Poisons (alcohol,cobalt,Doxorubicin) • Restricted Filling: Pericardial diseases, Restrictive cardiomyopathy, tachyarrhythmia[] […] conditions that lead to an increased cardiac demand ( high-output state) Anemia Systemic arteriovenous fistulas Sepsis Hyperthyroidism Multiple myeloma Glomerulonephritis Polycythemia[] Some of which happen as an acute, sudden effect, while others are chronic, long-term conditions. High blood pressure.[]

  • Dehydration

    People with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, kidney disease, cystic fibrosis, alcoholism, and adrenal gland disorders.[]

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma

    Cirrhosis, most commonly long-standing cirrhosis related to chronic hepatitis C, fatty liver disease, or chronic alcohol use, can also lead to hepatocellular carcinoma.[] Alcohol consumption in moderation Chronic alcohol consumption or binge drinking can induce liver failure.[] Other risk factors include any cause of liver cirrhosis including chronic alcohol dependence, chronic hepatitis C virus infection, autoimmune hepatitis and primary biliary[]

  • Carboxyhemoglobinemia

    alcoholism.[] Abstract The effects of carbon monoxide (CO), polycythemia (PC), and cardiomegaly (CM) on cardiovascular function were investigated in adult rats in which the latter two conditions[] ,coz osler weber rendu cant justify inc liver girth...chronic smoker lead to copd lead to hypercarbia and polycythemia and right sided heart failure(cor pulmonale)leading[]

  • Polycythemia Neonatorum

    Differential Diagnosis section highlights 50 new topics, including: alcohol-related seizures, dysentery and inflammatory enterocolitis, hair loss, cystic and solid pancreatic[] Neonatal polycythemia often occurs in children with ABO or Rh incompatibility.[] She denies alcohol, cigarette, medication or drug use.[]

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