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49 Possible Causes for Cor Pulmonale, Facial Redness, Somnolence

  • Morbid Obesity

    This can be spectacularly effective in relieving right heart failure, day-time somnolence, and pulmonary hypertension.[] Arterial oxygen tension is lower and chronic hypoxemia may lead to pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale.[] An apnoeic episode is defined as 10 s or more of total cessation of airflow, despite continuous respiratory effort against a closed airway; snoring; day-time somnolence, associated[]

  • Ayerza Syndrome

    […] also Disorder, psychosomatic) 306.9 disorder 300.81 Somatoform disorder 300.82 atypical 300.82 severe 300.81 undifferentiated 300.82 Somnambulism 307.46 hysterical 300.13 Somnolence[] Ayerza syndrome - sclerosis of the pulmonary arteries in chronic cor pulmonale.[] Pulmonale: Introduction to Cor Pulmonale, Etiology … Mar 03, 2016 · Cor pulmonale is estimated to account for 6-7% of all types of adult heart disease in the United States[]

  • Secondary Polycythemia

    Cough or dyspnea point to a respiratory or cardiac cause; insomnia, snoring and daytime somnolence suggest sleep apnea.[] SP may be associated with any of the following diseases: Hypoventilation Sleep apnea Chronic bronchitis Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Pulmonary hypertension and cor[] As soon as they return to bed, however, they will go to sleep again and display the characteristic somnolent cyanosis.[]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Patients with exacerbations accompanied by retention of carbon dioxide may be lethargic or somnolent, a very different appearance.[] Edema in cor pulmonale. Lancet 1975 ; ii: 1289 – 1290. Google Scholar 27 Richens JM Howard P. Oedema in cor pulmonale. Clin Sci 1982 ; 62: 255 – 259.[] A pathophysiological study of 10 cases of hypoxic cor pulmonale. Q J Med 1988 ; 66: 65 – 85.[]

  • Prader-Willi Syndrome

    . • Central nervous system and endocrine gland dysfunction: causing varying degrees of learning disability, short stature, hyperphagia, somnolence (excessive sleepiness),[] Psychosis Secondarily acquired diseases (cor pulmonale, diabetes mellitus) Diagnosis is established with the help of the following investigations.[] Newborns with PWS exhibit nonspecific findings including hypotonia, poor sucking reflex, diminished or absent cry, and somnolence.[]

  • Obesity

    Tremor, somnolence, and sweating were common with fluoxetine, and palpitations with sibutramine.[] pulmonale are frequently observed in obesity.[] Gastrointestinal side effects were common with orlistat; tremor, somnolence and sweating with fluoxetine; and palpitations with sibutramine.[]

  • Extrapulmonary Alveolar Hypoventilation

    Guillain–Barré syndrome may be associated with autonomic dysfunction including new-onset hypertension (57%), sinus tachycardia (50%), postural hypotension (43%), or facial[] Recognize chronic hypoventilation by the presence of metabolic compensation (elevated HCO 3 ) and clinical signs of tolerance (less somnolence and confusion than expected[] Mixed cardiac and pulmonary disorders are also common sources of dyspnea 6, 7 and include COPD with pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale, deconditioning, pulmonary emboli[]

  • Sarcoidosis

    red lumps called erythema nodosum on the front of the legs.[] […] of the hypothalamus may also lead to morbid obesity. 42 In addition to the above abnormalities, other manifestations attributed to hypothalamic sarcoidosis include marked somnolence[] Severe involvement of the lung by sarcoidosis can eventually strain the right side of the heart, causing right-sided heart failure (cor pulmonale—see see Cor Pulmonale: A[]

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome

    Alteration in mental status may result in somnolence, agitation, disorientation, and obtundation. Desquamative erythroderma. Reproduced with permission from Drage, LE.[] We describe a 7-year-old boy with staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome who presented with acute respiratory distress and cor pulmonale.[] Altered sensorium with disorientation, somnolence, or agitation is common. 28 In some patients, however, onset is gradual, and the characteristic rash is not seen for several[]

  • Erythrocytosis

    We report a case of 53-years-old woman presented with androgenic alopecia, hirsutism, facial redness and hoarse voice.[] Cough or dyspnea point to a respiratory or cardiac cause; insomnia, snoring and daytime somnolence suggest sleep apnea.[] Hemodynamic effects of staged haematocrit reduction in patients with stable cor pulmonale and severely elevated haematocrit levels. Am J Med. 1975;58:92–8.[]

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