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15 Possible Causes for Congestive Heart Failure, CT Scan showing Adrenal Mass, Ventricular Fibrillation

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

    Answers QUESTION 1 The CT scan (figure 2 ) shows a large mass (arrow) arising from the region of the right adrenal gland.[pmj.bmj.com] Owing to the increasing numbers of patients with end-stage congestive heart failure awaiting heart transplant and the limited number of suitable donor organs, a decrease in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here, a young woman with prior episodes of auditory stimulus-induced syncope presented with LQTS and ventricular fibrillation (VF) with hypomagnesaemia and hypocalcaemia after[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acromegaly

    Its main features are biventricular hypertrophy, diastolic dysfunction, and in later stages, systolic dysfunction and congestive heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , supraventricular tachycardia, and ventricular arrhythmias) is also more common, especially during exercise 35. • In a more recent study, cardiovascular risk factors were[slideshare.net] Acromegalic subjects may develop congestive heart failure, particularly when blood pressure becomes high.[britannica.com]

  • Hypokalemia

    Adrenal imaging with computerized tomography (CT) scan showed a low-density mass measuring 2.1 cm in diameter in the left adrenal (Figure 2 ).[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com] Hypokalemia in cardiac patients can occur due to the effect of poor oral intake, increased renal loss by the secondary hyperaldosteronism in congestive heart failure, loss[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] To report a case of ventricular fibrillation caused by severe hypokalemia probably associated with sertraline use.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypertensive Heart Disease

    CT scanning, MRI, and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) of the abdomen and chest show the presence of adrenal masses, renal artery stenosis, or evidence of coarctation[emedicine.medscape.com] Nephrectomy proved to be the treatment of choice for hypertension and congestive heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] contraction and causing the contractions to become spasmodic and irregular ( ventricular fibrillation ).[benbest.com]

  • Pheochromocytoma

    If imaging with MRI or CT scans of the adrenal glands shows a mass in the gland (or outside it), surgery may be done.[web.archive.org] Patients with pheochromocytoma had higher rate of comorbidities including congestive heart failure, chronic lung disease, and malignant hypertension compared with remaining[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cardiac arrhythmias, such as atrial and ventricular fibrillation, may occur because of excessive plasma catecholamine levels.[emedicine.com]

  • Hyperaldosteronism

    Symptoms: High blood pressure Headache Muscle weakness Fatigue Intermittent paralysis Numbness Signs and tests: Low serum potassium level Abdominal CT scan that shows adrenal[uclahealth.org] heart failure Heart: congestive heart failure, severe hepatic dysfunction and renal failure Kidney: acute renal failure.[vetstream.com] During the emergency workup she developed syncope and three episodes of ventricular fibrillation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome

    A 44-year-old woman with Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome (KTWS) was evaluated for an adrenal mass incidentally discovered on CT.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications of high-flow lesions such as the AVMs found in KTW are the most serious and include congestive heart failure.[clinicaladvisor.com] Genetic basis and molecular mechanism for idiopathic ventricular fibrillation. Nature 392, 293–296 (1998) 26 Wang, Q. et al.[doi.org]

  • Carney Complex

    Although we suspected PPNAD, abdominal CT finding and echocardiographic finding were not typical of PPNAD, as CT scanning of adrenal glands in PPNAD generally shows normal[kjim.org] Although primary tumors of the heart are rare in all age groups, they are still important to consider in differential diagnoses of valvular disease, congestive heart failure[emedicine.com] A 46-year-old Caucasian man with a history of thyroid hyperplasia came to out-patient cardiology department with new onset atrial fibrillation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thoracic Neuroblastoma

    A: Computed tomography (CT) through the upper abdomen shows a large soft-tissue mass ( T ) arising in the right adrenal gland and extending to the midline (aorta, arrow ).[oncohemakey.com] Two have developed congestive heart failure and one severe scoliosis secondary to irradiation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During her hospitalization the patient developed urinary tract infection and acute kidney injury, anuric renal failure, shock liver, atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular[ispub.com]

  • Bilateral Massive Adrenal Hemorrhage

    (a) Enhanced CT scan shows a right adrenal mass. Note the area of low attenuation (arrow).[pubs.rsna.org] Factors include sepsis, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure and anti-phospholipid syndrome ( 2 , 3 ).[edmcasereports.com] In another interesting case report, a patient was resuscitated from three episodes of ventricular fibrillation secondary to serious hypokalemia caused by lung carcinoma secreting[intechopen.com]

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