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123 Possible Causes for Cor Pulmonale, Polycythemia, 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] Polycythemia vera 4. Secondary polycythemia 5.[enotes.tripod.com] Ayerza syndrome - sclerosis of the pulmonary arteries in chronic cor pulmonale.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.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]

  • Secondary Polycythemia

    Cough or dyspnea point to a respiratory or cardiac cause; insomnia, snoring and daytime somnolence suggest sleep apnea.[oncologynurseadvisor.com] polycythemia (SP).[symptoma.com] As soon as they return to bed, however, they will go to sleep again and display the characteristic somnolent cyanosis.[medtextfree.wordpress.com]

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    Neither patient exhibited daytime somnolence, although both were subsequently found to have severe obstructive sleep apnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] will be considered to have polycythemia.[bloodjournal.org] References: [14] [15] Complications Hypertension Hypoxia -induced cardiac arrhythmia Pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale Global respiratory insufficiency Cardiac infarction[amboss.com]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Patients with exacerbations accompanied by retention of carbon dioxide may be lethargic or somnolent, a very different appearance.[merckmanuals.com] This V/Q mismatch results in rapid circulation in a poorly ventilated lung, leading to hypoxemia and polycythemia.[emedicine.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]

  • 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] Phlebotomy has a doubtful role (Grade B level III) in secondary polycythemia.[shmabstracts.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]

  • Sleep Apnea

    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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Advanced cases of OSAS are associated with pulmonary hypertension, corpulmonale, chronic carbon dioxide retention and polycythemia. 7 The cardiovascular consequences of OSAS[cda-adc.ca] 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[phaonlineuniv.org]

  • Pulmonary Disorder

    […] common symptoms include anxiety, arm and shoulder pain, tenderness in the calf of the leg, erythema nodosum, swelling of the face, headache, hoarseness, joint pain, and somnolence[texaspulmonary.com] Causes of pulmonary embolism include prolonged immobilization, medications, smoking, genetic predisposition, an increased number of red blood cells (polycythemia), cancer,[chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease.imedpub.com] […] with cor pulmonale survive longer than five years.[sleepfoundation.org]

  • Hypercapnia

    A 38-year-old patient with effort dyspnea, somnolence, cianosis and cor pulmonale is presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These patients may have secondary polycythemia, as demonstrated by elevated hemoglobin and hematocrit values.[emedicine.medscape.com] These include Altered mental status (agitation, somnolence) Peripheral or central cyanosis or decreased oxygen saturation on pulse oximetry Manifestations of a "stress response[mcgill.ca]

  • Central Sleep Apnea

    Patients with hypercapnic forms may experience daytime somnolence (sometimes called wake-time sleepiness), lethargy, and morning headache.[merckmanuals.com] A 58-yr-old man with primary alveolar hypoventilation, central sleep apnea, and secondary polycythemia failed to improve when treated with respiratory stimulant medications[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This can lead to cor pulmonale (right-sided heart failure). Call your provider if you have symptoms of this disorder.[nlm.nih.gov]

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