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53 Possible Causes for Congestive Heart Failure, Deepening of Voice, Hoarseness

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    A 42-year-old man with a history of Billroth II-gastrectomy, chronic alcoholism, and malnutrition developed acute tetraparesis, two days before admission. He presented with bilateral, proximal upper and lower limb weakness, limb girdle wasting, bilaterally reduced Achilles tendon reflexes, and bilateral stocking-type[…][]

  • Allergic Rhinitis

    Itching of the eyes with redness and watering, headache, intermittent ear plugging, chronic cough, wheezing, intermittent hoarseness, sore throat, and fatigue can also be[] We report the case of a 40-year-old female with rheumatoid arthritis with rheumatoid lung disease with severe aortic regurgitation, congestive heart failure, bronchial asthma[] "A mild sore throat may accompany an allergy, but with a cold you could lose your voice and have hoarseness.[]

  • Acromegaly

    Decreased peripheral vision Easy fatigue Excessive height (when excess GH production begins in childhood) Excessive sweating Headache Heart enlargement, which can cause fainting Hoarseness[] , husky voice due to enlarged vocal cords and sinuses Severe snoring due to obstruction of the upper airway Impaired vision Headaches Enlarged tongue Pain and limited joint[] Its main features are biventricular hypertrophy, diastolic dysfunction, and in later stages, systolic dysfunction and congestive heart failure.[]

  • Anabolic Steroid

    Despite the absence of symptoms and signs of congestive heart failure at admission, an anabolic steroid-induced dilated cardiomyopathy with a large thrombus in both ventricles[] We report a unique case of a 47-year-old male smoker and professional body builder who presented with progressive stridor and hoarseness following abuse of anabolic steroids[] They stimulate the development of male sexual characteristics (such as deepening of voice and growth of beard) and development of male sex organs.[]

  • Launois Syndrome

    Heart Failure 422 Case 67 An Elderly Woman with a Progressive Neuropathy 429 Case 68 A Young Woman with Difficulty Swallowing 433 Case 69 A Young Woman with Intermittent[] 405 Case 64 A Man with a Neuropathy Weight Loss and Lung Nodules 411 Case 65 A Woman with Difficulty Walking and Ataxia 415 Case 66 A Man with Progressive Neuropathy and Congestive[]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Factors found to be associated with mortality were age, senile dementia, congestive heart failure, chronic renal failure and a history of cerebrovascular disease.[] A 40 year-old male presented with the history facial puffiness, hoarseness of voice and gait-ataxia. Investigations revealed frank primary hypothyroidism.[] Other common symptoms are dry skin and hair, decreased perspiration, puffy eyes, cold intolerance, deepening of the voice, decreased appetite but a tendency to gain weight[]

  • Angioedema

    […] airway compromise IMPENDING AIRWAY DISASTER TRIAD Rapid onset aphagia or severe dysphagia, frequently associated with a severe sore throat Rapid onset laryngeal voice change: hoarse[] […] or absent periods high blood pressure (hypertension) in women, changes to the body that you would usually associate with men, such as body hair, flattening of the chest, deepening[] With ever-widening indications for ACEI in diseases including hypertension, congestive heart failure and diabetic nephropathy, a concomitant increase in ACEI-Angioedema (ACEI-A[]

  • Goiter

    An 82-year-old male musician presented abrupt thyroid enlargement, hoarseness, and trachea compression when he was playing the clarinet.[] Too little thyroxin slows the metabolism down, deepens the voice, causes weight gain and water retention, and retards growth and mental development in children.[] Dyspnea may be caused by decompensated right sided congestive heart failure, pleural effusion and pulmonary hypoperfusion caused by compression of the pulmonary arteries.[]

  • Laryngeal Contact Ulcer

    Dyspnea in these patients is usually attributed to aspiration, pulmonary embolism or congestive heart failure.[] Symptoms of laryngeal contact ulcers include varying degrees of hoarseness and mild pain with phonation and swallowing.[] […] of the voice), and marijuana and cocaine.[]

  • Apathetic Thyrotoxicosis with Thyrotoxic Crisis

    […] prolongation or DTR’s are characteristic neurologic findings See table below for more complete list 28 Hypothyroidism Symptoms and Signs or Hypothyroidism (table 216-2) Fatigue Hoarseness[] Cardiovascular symptoms, atrial fibrillation, and congestive heart failure were common. They typically had evidence of a moderately severe proximal myopathy.[] […] hypoparathyroidism (see Primary Hypoparathyroidism ) and iatrogenic injury of the recurrent laryngeal nerve with resulting vocal cord paralysis (most commonly unilateral and causing hoarseness[]

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