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17 Possible Causes for D-Dimer Abnormal, Fatigue, Homans' Sign

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    Results The d -dimer assay was abnormal in 223 of 608 patients (36.7%).[] […] markedly impaired with increased likelihood of developing long-term complications, such as RV dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension with associated exercise intolerance, fatigue[] Patient has negative Homan's Sign. Joint exam revealed shoulder movements complete in range. No warmth or tenderness noted.[]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Results The d -dimer assay was abnormal in 223 of 608 patients (36.7%).[] Signs or symptoms of postphlebitic syndrome may include: Leg aching and fatigue Aching Swelling Hyperpigmentation or skin discoloration Itching and dry skin of the affected[] Of those who responded, 80.5% were taught to use Homans sign to screen for a possible DVT in their entry-level education and 67.9% continued to use Homans sign in clinical[]

  • Thromboembolism

    Based on the findings, your doctor may order a D-Dimer blood test or an ultrasound of your legs. The blood test measures the level of a chemical called D-Dimer.[] This was in the context of progressive, debilitating fatigue for 3 months forcing the patient to leave his job.[] Although calf pain on dorsiflexion of the foot (Homans' sign) is the classic assessment finding for DVT, don't rely heavily on this sign; nearly half of all patients with[]

  • Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism

    An abnormal D-dimer level at the end of treatment might signal the need for continued treatment among patients with a first unprovoked pulmonary embolus. [76] For those with[] 12-lead EKG Airway, Breathing Circulation Intubation may be necessary if the patient has significant hypoxia that does not respond to supplemental O 2 or has respiratory fatigue[] Right lower extremity had 1 pitting edema and Homans' sign was positive. Upper and lower extremities were warm to touch, and there was no cyanosis.[]

  • Septic Thrombophlebitis

    […] including increased levels of fibrinogen, D-dimer, plasminogen activator inhibitor-1, and tissue-type plasminogen activator antigen. [5] Therefore, septic thrombophlebitis[] He also complains of diffuse muscle soreness, fatigue, shortness of breath, and chest tightness.[] Positive Homan’s sign: Identification of this problem is by the patient’s foot (bending the foot towards the head) while the patient lies flat on a bed or even surface and[]

  • Venous Thrombosis

    Another important point not addressed adequately in the literature is the role of abnormal D-dimer levels in patients with calf vein thrombosis.[] We aimed to evaluate return to work (RTW) after CVT and its association with self-reported life satisfaction, quality of life, health, participation, fatigue, depression,[] Homans' sign may be present. In severe cases, phlegmasia cerulea dolens or gangrene may be observed.[]

  • Phlebitis of the Chest Wall

    The prevalence of PE in this population was 12.1%. vs 37.1% in the high probability group. 1149 of the 2206 patients had abnormal D-dimers and the prevalence of PE in this[] […] the medial aspect of the thigh The superficial veins in the proximal part of the thigh and the lower abdominal wall often dilate Late Stage : The patient feels tired and fatigued[] Pulmonary Embolism is often the first sign, unfortunately. Do not massage the affected area/limb Homan's Sign: Not diagnostic, but still around...[]

  • Postphlebitic Syndrome

    Factor VIII, D-dimer and markers of inflammation will be analyzed both as continuous data and as proportion of values exceeding the upper 90 th percentile.[] Symptoms are nonspecific; they include heaviness, fatigue, pain, and vary from patient to patient.[] sign: Positive on Right side Edema: Positive bilateral, R L Straight leg raise and Lasegue's: Positive on left side at 45 Limb measurement [Table 1] Wells score for DVT:[]

  • Acute Cor Pulmonale

    , such as elevated brain natriuretic peptide (BNP), troponin, or D-dimer.[] A person with cor pulmonale has a chronic cough, experiences difficulty in breathing after exertion, wheezes, and is weak and easily fatigued.[] sign.[]

  • Thrombosis

    It would be more useful if we used the term abnormal haemostasis, because the fibrin D-dimer is a cross-linked degradation product, resulting from the balance between thrombogenesis[] […] to 615.0 - 615.9 ) 670.1 epilepsy 649.4 excessive weight gain NEC 646.1 face presentation 652.4 failure, fetal head to enter pelvic brim 652.5 false labor (pains) 644.1 fatigue[] Homan's Sign Homan's Sign has been used as an indicator for LE DVT since the 1940s. [12] The test is performed by forcefully dorsiflexing the ankle while the knee is extended[]

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