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19 Possible Causes for Cor Pulmonale, Patient Appears Chronically Ill, Somnolence

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  • 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[theodora.com] Ayerza syndrome - sclerosis of the pulmonary arteries in chronic cor pulmonale.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] 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[couponknow.com]

  • Asbestosis

    The patient is suffering from dyspnea, severe hypoxemia and cor pulmonale. The patient is put on waiting lists for heart lung transplantation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with Cor pulmonale may have varying degrees of cyanosis, hepatojugular reflux, jugular venous distension and pedal edema.[symptoma.com] Progression of asbestosis may lead to fine bilateral inspiratory crackles, finger clubbing and cor pulmonale.[patient.info]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Patients with exacerbations accompanied by retention of carbon dioxide may be lethargic or somnolent, a very different appearance.[merckmanuals.com] 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.[doi.org] A pathophysiological study of 10 cases of hypoxic cor pulmonale. Q J Med 1988 ; 66: 65 – 85.[doi.org]

  • Chronic Interstitial Lung Disease

    […] failure may be characterized by: Symptoms: – worsening dyspnea – cough – sputum production – chest pain – fever – hemoptysis – altered mental status: confusion/delirium, somnolence[clinicaladvisor.com] Ultimately, right-sided (the side of the heart that pumps blood back to the lungs to receive oxygen) heart failure may result (known as cor pulmonale).[emedicinehealth.com] Examination :- Tachypnoea /- Respiratory distress Cynosis and clubbing Bibasilar Inspiratory crackles f/s/o pul HT and cor pulmonale IMAGING : - Interstitial pattern PFT:-[slideshare.net]

  • Sarcoidosis

    […] 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[dx.doi.org] 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[web.archive.org] Severe involvement of the lung by sarcoidosis can eventually strain the right side of the heart, causing right-sided heart failure ( cor pulmonale ).[merckmanuals.com]

  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis

    400 to 1,200 mg daily; dosage adjusted for toxicity Nausea Reports limited to use for acute disease Thalidomide (Thalomid) 50 to 200 mg daily; dosage adjusted for toxicity Somnolence[aafp.org] · Fungus ball formation in chronic sarcoid cavities (usually TB) · Focal pleural thickening · Bronchostenosis with lobar atelectasis · Pulmonary arterial hypertension · Cor[learningradiology.com] Approx. 20% develop residual lung or eye damage, and 10% die of progressive pulmonary fibrosis or associated right-sided heart failure (cor pulmonale).[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Chronic Bronchitis

    Patients with exacerbations accompanied by retention of carbon dioxide may be lethargic or somnolent, a very different appearance.[msdmanuals.com] Cor pulmonale with right ventricular heart failure is a common result. In some patients secondary polycythemia results from chronic hypoxemia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] However, there was one serious adverse event described as a severe episode of somnolence in the active treatment group. 5.2 Studies in children We included two trials with[doi.org]

  • Chronic Pulmonary Edema

    In patients who become somnolent (sleepy) or who are no longer able to breathe adequately on their own, intubation (putting a tube into the airway) and using a ventilator[emedicinehealth.com] Currently, the most widely used applications of FUSA include the guidance and characterization of perioperative shock (acute cor pulmonale, left ventricular dysfunction, cardiac[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pulmonale is present.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

    […] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hemoglobin level was normal in both groups, which may reflect that OHS patients have a mixed picture of chronic illness anemia and some degree of hypoxemia induced polycythemia[jtd.amegroups.com] 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[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gastrointestinal Sarcoidosis

    400 to 1,200 mg daily; dosage adjusted for toxicity Nausea Reports limited to use for acute disease Thalidomide (Thalomid) 50 to 200 mg daily; dosage adjusted for toxicity Somnolence[aafp.org] The most frequently diagnosed heart problems include chest pain, cor pulmonale (an enlargement of the right side of the heart that results from disease in the lungs or its[my.clevelandclinic.org] Boeck’s sarcoid; a case of sarcoidosis complicated by pulmonary emphysema and cor pulmonale. Ann Intern Med . 1949; 31 :153-162. [ PubMed ] 13.[wjgnet.com]

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