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1,265 Possible Causes for D-Dimer Abnormal, Homans' Sign, Raynaud Phenomenon

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    Results The d -dimer assay was abnormal in 223 of 608 patients (36.7%).[doi.org] Patient has negative Homan's Sign. Joint exam revealed shoulder movements complete in range. No warmth or tenderness noted.[meddean.luc.edu] A 47-year-old woman with a medical history of Raynaud's phenomenon presented with fever, cough and shortness of breath.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

    Although balloon pulmonary angioplasty (BPA) for inoperable patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension was first reported over a decade ago, its clinical application has been restricted because of limited efficacy and complications. We have refined the procedure of BPA to maximize its clinical[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Homans' Sign
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Results The d -dimer assay was abnormal in 223 of 608 patients (36.7%).[dx.doi.org] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On physical examination, the patient had increased warmth, edema, erythema, and tenderness in the left calf, with positive Homan's sign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Raynaud Phenomenon
  • 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.[drugs.com] 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[journals.lww.com] 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[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Raynaud Phenomenon
  • Embolism

    The D-dimer test is a blood test that measures whether there has been an abnormal level of clotting activity in your bloodstream, which is expected if you have had a DVT or[verywell.com] Using an age-adjusted D-dimer cutoff (age 50) of 500 μg/L increases the diagnostic yield of likelihood of PE with a positive D-dimer test.[clinicaladvisor.com] Blood tests are used to check the blood's clotting status, including a test called D-dimer level.[cedars-sinai.edu]

    Missing: Homans' Sign
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

    Coagulation abnormalities – increased aPTT, PT, INR – as well as elevated D-dimer and decreased fibrinogen are expected. The DAT is negative. 3.[oncologynurseadvisor.com] phenomenon Lab findings in Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia: Hemogloblin (Hb) is?[quizlet.com] Diagnosis  Clinical signs and symptoms  Fatigue  Pallor  Jaundice  Shortness of breath  Heart failure  Raynaud’s phenomenon, vascular occlusions/necrosis in cold agglutinin[slideshare.net]

    Missing: Homans' 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[doi.org] The classic finding of calf pain on dorsiflexion of the foot with the knee straight (Homans sign) has been a time-honored sign of DVT. [93] However, Homans sign is neither[emedicine.medscape.com] A 60-year-old man with a history of Raynaud's phenomenon presented with bilateral intermittent claudication and an ulcer on his right toe.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Occult Malignancy

    […] capacity, appears substantially increased in patients with colorectal cancer either before and after surgery. 4 Substantially elevated and apparently inexplicable plasma D-dimer[haematologica.org] ’ sign; normal neurologic exam and fundus observation within normal limits.[scielo.mec.pt] ’s phenomenon or cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis over age 50 years.[consultant360.com]

  • Raynaud's Disease

    Raynaud's phenomenon; Sjögren syndrome - Raynaud; Rheumatoid arthritis - Raynaud; Systemic lupus erythematosus - Raynaud Raynaud phenomenon is a condition in which cold temperatures[mountsinai.org] What is Raynaud's phenomenon? Raynaud’s phenomenon is a problem that causes decreased blood flow to the fingers.[hopkinsmedicine.org] What is Raynaud’s phenomenon?[rheumatology.org]

    Missing: D-Dimer Abnormal Homans' Sign
  • Embolism of Arteries of the Extremities

    Blood tests are used to check the blood's clotting status, including a test called D-dimer level.[hopkinsmedicine.org] For example, pulling the patient's toes toward the nose (Homans' sign), and squeezing the calf to produce pain (Pratt's sign).[medicinenet.com] Raynaud’s Phenomenon Raynaud’s phenomenon happens more often in women.[texasheart.org]

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