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169 Possible Causes for Cor Pulmonale, Flushing, Somnolence

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  • Ayerza Syndrome

    […] trachomatis 099.56 Neisseria gonorrhoeae (gonococcal peritonitis) 098.86 Flajani (-Basedow) (exophthalmic goiter) 242.0 floppy infant 781.99 iris 364.81 valve (mitral) 424.0 flush[] 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

    These may include itching following bathing, dizziness, and a flushing of the face and hands.[] 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[]

  • Hypercapnia

    In addition, other signs include full pulse, hand flaps, flushed skin and muscle twitches.[] A 38-year-old patient with effort dyspnea, somnolence, cianosis and cor pulmonale is presented.[] These include Altered mental status (agitation, somnolence) Peripheral or central cyanosis or decreased oxygen saturation on pulse oximetry Manifestations of a "stress response[]

  • Sleep Apnea

    Patients with hypercapnia can present with tachycardia, dyspnea, flushed skin, confusion, headaches, and dizziness.[] In epilepsy patients with risk factors (eg, obesity) or markers (eg, habitual snoring, daytime somnolence) for sleep apnea, a careful sleep history should be elicited and[] Vol 8, No 3 (Autumn 2009) Introduction Cor pulmonale has a well-described association with chronic respiratory diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD[]

  • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

    Symptoms of Pickwickian syndrome include excessive daytime sleepiness, shortness of breath due to elevated blood carbon dioxide pressure, disturbed sleep at night, and flushed[] […] that is diagnosed when all of the following criteria are satisfied: body-mass index 30 kg/m(2); apnea hypopnea index 30; PaCO2 45 mm Hg (in the daytime); and marked daytime somnolence[] A physical exam may reveal: Bluish color in the lips, fingers, toes, or skin ( cyanosis ) Reddish skin Signs of right-sided heart failure ( cor pulmonale ), such as swollen[]

  • Infantile Apnea

    […] motor behaviors of infants with colic also were first described in 1954. 4 Colicky infants have attacks of screaming in the evening with associated motor behaviors such as flushed[] B., 1968, Large tonsils and adenoids in small children with cor pulmonale, Br. Heart J. 30 :356. PubMed Google Scholar 17. Bland, J. W., Edwards, F.[] pulmonale, and loss of intellectual quotient points.[]

  • Asthma

    […] increased nasal congestion, frontal headache or sinus pain, and sneezing) as well as lower respiratory symptoms (cough, wheezing, chest tightness), but they can also induce skin flushing[] With advanced hypercarbia, bradypnea, somnolence, and profuse diaphoresis may be present; almost no breath sounds may be heard; and the patient is willing to lie recumbent[] The most commonly cited adverse events in the IV MgSO4 groups were flushing, fatigue, nausea and headache and hypotension (low blood pressure).[]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Carbon dioxide is a vasodilator and patients with hypercapnia may appear flushed with dilated peripheral veins and a bounding pulse.[] 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.[]

  • Respiratory Acidosis

    Symptoms may include: Confusion Anxiety Easy fatigue Lethargy Shortness of breath Sleepiness Tremors (shaking) Warm and flushed skin Sweating The health care provider will[] In severe cases, individuals would also experience neurologic symptoms such as delirium, confusion, somnolence and onset of tremors.[] In long-term, this can give rise to problems like: Pulmonary hypertension Cor pulmonale Right ventricular failure The apneas and hypopneas can result in impaired sleep quality[]

  • Hypoxia

    This occurs partly due to relatively poor flushing and stagnant conditions which exist in their bottom water layers.[] Subjective symptoms may include fatigue, lassitude (state of exhaustion), somnolence (drowsiness, sleepiness), dizziness, headache, breathlessness, and euphoria.[] Chronic alveolar hypoxia is the main factor leading to development of cor pulmonale--right ventricular hypertrophy with or without overt right ventricular failure--in patients[]

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