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463 Possible Causes for Cyanosis, Pallor, Sudden Death

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Affected individuals may also experience excessive sweating, fatigue, wheezing, and paleness of the skin (pallor).[rarediseases.org] A thorough family history of juvenile sudden death, ventricular arrhythmias and ICD implants should always be sought.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: Two cases of sudden cardiac death owing to ARVC were reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    (cardiac asthma), pooling of blood (stasis) in the general body (systemic) circulation or in the liver's (portal) circulation, swelling ( edema ), blueness or duskiness (cyanosis[medterms.com] The basic pharmacology of PDE inhibitors is presented and the use of PDE-3 inhibitors for the treatment of heart failure causing an increase in sudden death is also reviewed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In acute failure the patient may look ill and exhausted and there may be cyanosis.[patient.info]

  • Cardiac Arrest

    At the time of presentation, he complained of severe cyanosis, shortness of breath with minimal exertion, and chest pain.[doi.org] Sudden cardiac death in Singapore Sudden death is usually caused by sudden cardiac arrest, which is a swift and unexpected loss of heart function.[healthxchange.sg] What causes sudden cardiac death? All known heart diseases can lead to cardiac arrest and sudden cardiac death.[web.archive.org]

  • Ventricular Fibrillation

    This is also known as cyanosis. That's the blue-color skin when you're not circulating oxygen through the body. An EKG in someone in V-fib looks like this.[khanacademy.org] death out-of-hospital).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Cohort studies have revealed an increased risk for ventricular fibrillation (VF) and sudden cardiac death (SCD) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiogenic Shock

    Cyanosis. Cyanosis occurs because there is insufficient oxygenated blood that is being distributed to all body systems.[nurseslabs.com] […] creating a vicious cycle: Signs Symptoms: Shortness of breath Dyspnea on exertion Diaphoresis Cough with pink sputum Chest pain Air hunger Hypoxia Tachycardia JVD Rales Skin pallor[rebelem.com] It is often fatal and is mostly recognized at post-mortem examination in young victims of sudden death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiac Tamponade

    Other frequent symptoms are pulsus paradoxus, pericardial friction sounds, tachycardia, tachypnea, weakened peripheral pulses, edema, cyanosis.[ecgwaves.com] However, patient had bradycardia, and the other striking examination findings were coarse facies with pallor, madarosis, absent axillary and pubic hair and breast atrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report sudden death in a patient diagnosed with AAAD and in whom critical care ultrasound highly indicated hemorrhagic cardiac tamponade.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Taxus Poisoning

    Sudden unexpected death due to Taxus poisoning. A report of five cases, with review of the literature. Forensic Sci Int 1992;56:81-7. View abstract.[webmd.com]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    One hour after admission, apnea and cyanosis occurred suddenly and she died about half an hour later.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Finally, child number [ 8 ] presented at admission a picture characterized by abnormal movement, abnormal behavior and pallor followed by acute episodes of generalized irritability[omicsonline.org] Sudden cardiac death is often related to amphetamine overdose because the drugs are commonly used to increase physical performance and stamina in activities involving high[amphetamines.com]

  • Heart Failure

    (cardiac asthma), pooling of blood (stasis) in the general body (systemic) circulation or in the liver's (portal) circulation, swelling ( edema ), blueness or duskiness (cyanosis[medterms.com] […] report is intended to sensitise pediatricians to consider systemic vasculitis with pulmonary hemorrhage in children with pulmonary hypertension even in the absence of severe pallor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of sudden infant death because of clinically undiagnosed VSD in a seemingly healthy 16-day-old boy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    Sputum analysis can also give clues to the underlying process, as can findings such as clubbing and cyanosis.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Over the period of 12-24 hours following infarction the myocardium manifests progressive pallor.[histopathology-india.net] The primary outcome was the composite of sudden death or death from ventricular tachyarrhythmia at 90 days (arrhythmic death).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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