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2,056 Possible Causes for Congestive Heart Failure, Orthopnea, Peripheral Neuropathy, Weight Loss

  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

    The most dangerous complication involves the heart and involves myocardial fibrosis, congestive heart failure and, ultimately, death.[] A 36-year-old male with no comorbidities presented progressive erythroderma, pruritus, peripheral neuropathy, and eosinophilia in the previous seven months.[] Negative history No history of dyspnea, orthopnea, wheezing, joint pains, oliguria, anuria, worm infestation, or allergic disorders.[] Central nervous system - acute cerebrovascular event and peripheral neuropathy.[]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    We present the unusual case of vitiligo associated with pernicious anemia in a patient who presented to the hospital because of hyperdynamic congestive heart failure.[] An elderly black man was admitted to our institution with macrocytic anemia, dysphagia, and significant weight loss.[] Compensatory increased cardiac output results in palpitations, wide pulse pressure, dyspnea, orthopnea, tachycardia, premature beats, and eventually, congestive heart failure[] Pernicious Anemia Macrocytic anemia, glossitis, peripheral neuropathy, weakness, hyperreflexia, ataxia, and other neurological manifestations characterize classical vitamin[]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    The treatment of atherosclerotic heart disease has improved remarkably over the last several decades; however, the outlook for patients with symptomatic congestive heart failure[] loss or special diets for managing chronic disease like diabetes and congestive heart failure . — Cincinnati Enquirer, , "Nutrition facts labels changing –[] A 35-year-old woman presented to the ED with a 2-month history of shortness of breath, dyspnea on exertion, decreased exercise tolerance, and orthopnea.[] The fluids in the body can also accumulate quickly which could result to peripheral neuropathy or edema (severe swelling) of the ankles and feet.[]

  • Castleman Disease

    Multicentric Castleman disease associated with congestive heart failure [in Japanese]. Cardioangiology. 2003;54:251–256. Google Scholar 6.[] The disease is characterized by fever, weight loss, anemia, polyclonal hyperglobulinemia, splenomegaly, thrombocytosis and peripheral lymphadenopathy.[] We present the case of a 76 year old female patient admitted in the Department of Cardiology for physical asthenia, profuse sweating and dyspnea with orthopnea for about one[] To define the peripheral neuropathy phenotypes associated with Castleman disease.[]

  • Midodrine

    Compared with users of midodrine, users of fludrocortisone had higher rates of all-cause hospitalizations, especially among patients with congestive heart failure.[] These symptoms made eating so unpleasant that the man greatly reduced his food intake, leading to significant weight loss.[] All the patients improved in their symptoms of orthopnea and shortness of breath.[] Postural hypotension may also be caused by an underlying problem with your nervous system such as Parkinson's disease or peripheral neuropathy .[]

  • Thiamine Deficiency

    Hyperlactataemia due to thiamine deficiency has so far only been reported in the setting of full-blown cardiovascular beriberi with congestive heart failure and systemic vasodilatation[] loss.[] Moreover, they present with signs and symptoms such as orthopnea, diaphoresis, and warm skin.[] Later, patients experience weakness, peripheral neuropathy, headache, and tachycardia.[]

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    A patient's genes may affect the risk of developing complications, such as congestive heart failure, heart attack, stroke, and second cancer, years after undergoing cancer[] Involuntary weight loss (IWL) is a non-specific symptom frequently found in the setting of a malignant neoplasm.[] Intestinal obstruction, weight loss, and, in two patients, rectal bleeding with radiologic evidence of a mass lesion that involved the rectosigmoid were present at initial[] Her medical history was unremarkable except for recent weight loss.[]

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  • Churg-Strauss Syndrome

    Four months later, the patient was hospitalized due to congestive heart failure with neuropathy of both upper extremities.[] Here we report the case of a 10-year-old girl who presented to us with vomiting, abdominal pain, and weight loss, paresthesias of lower extremities and breathlessness as well[] She denied any chest pain, cough, fever, orthopnea, or leg swelling. She was afebrile and normotensive, and her physical examination was unremarkable.[] However, the effect of IVIG for peripheral neuropathy in the remission stage remains obscure.[]

  • Eosinophilia Myalgia Syndrome

    A follow-up telephone call 14 months after the patient's initial assessment at the Mayo Clinic revealed that she had class III symptoms of congestive heart failure.[] loss, an axonal polyneuropathy, and perivascular lymphoid infiltrates simulating a lymphoma.[] Most studies to date describe an associated peripheral neuropathy or combined myopathy and peripheral neuropathy.[] In some instances, patients displayed signs of congestive heart failure and complete paralysis.[]

  • Hypophosphatemia

    However, these drugs also exhibit a weak carbonic anhydrase activity, which can explain their weak phosphaturic effect. 49 In a series of 86 patients with congestive heart[] Risk factors turned out to be: degree of weight loss (the lower the body weight or the greater the weight loss, the higher the risk) lower potassium levels (often seen with[] Cardiac symptoms: dyspnea, and orthopnea. Signs Proximal muscle weakness, diaphragmatic weakness.[] In addition, HP may explain serious muscular, neurological, and haematological disorders and may cause peripheral neuropathy with paresthesias and metabolic encephalopathy[]

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