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382 Possible Causes for Dementia, Polymyalgia Rheumatica

  • Occult Malignancy

    rheumatica (PMR) with atypical features, Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, palmar fasciitis and arthritis, eosinophilic fasciitis poorly responsive to steroids, erythema[consultant360.com] […] such as asymptomatic polyarthritis presenting in the elderly with explosive onset, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjögren’s syndrome, hypertrophic osteoarthropathy, dermatomyositis, polymyalgia[consultant360.com]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    Although his joints showed no redness, swelling or tenderness, he had a limited range of motion of his hip and shoulder joints, suggesting a diagnosis of polymyalgia rheumatica[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] may include difficulty in walking or swallowing, loss of muscle tone, loss of fine motor coordination, slurred speech, memory loss, vision problems, sleep disturbances, dementia[web.archive.org] Dermatomyositis/polymyositis and polymyalgia rheumatica are described as paraneoplastic syndromes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    The occurrence of temporal arteritis is closely associated with polymyalgia rheumatica. The ESR is usually 50 in over 80% of cases.[antimicrobe.org] Heavy alcohol use can also lead to psychotic states, hallucinations and dementia. Find out how to get help for a drug problem .[nhs.uk] In 2015, DIL was seen in patients on donepezil for Alzheimer’s dementia. II. Diagnostic Confirmation: Are you sure your patient has drug-induced lupus?[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Statin

    rheumatica, dermatomyositis, vasculitis, purpura, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, hemolytic anemia, positive ANA, ESR increase, eosinophilia, arthritis, arthralgia, urticaria[dailymed.nlm.nih.gov] Keywords Dementia Warfarin Simvastatin Atorvastatin Pravastatin Background Dementia is one of the major public health threats that individuals face as they age.[doi.org] rheumatica, severe vitamin D deficiency, or, very rarely, immune-mediated necrotizing myositis, should be considered.[doi.org]

  • Temporal Arteritis

    How are polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis related? — About one-half of people with giant cell arteritis have polymyalgia rheumatica.[web.archive.org] […] tender scalpc Weakness or excessive tiredness Weight loss Mouth sores Dry cough, throat pain Bulging, thick, tender artery on one side Confusion or forgetfulness leading to dementia[migraine.com] Tamponade Carotid Bruit Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Childhood Pneumonia Chronic Wound Infection Clubbing Compliance and Medication Adherence Death Deep Vein Thrombosis Delirium Dementia[jamaevidence.mhmedical.com]

  • Cerebral Angiitis

    View Article PubMed Google Scholar Pease CT, Haugeberg G, Morgan A, Montague B, Hensor EM, Bhakta BB: Diagnosing late onset rheumatoid arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, and[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com] Conditions in which dementia or cognitive impairment may occur but in which dementia has not been reported as the primary presenting feature, conditions in which the dementia[medlink.com] Some of the illnesses that can cause vasculitis are: lupus rheumatoid arthritis polymyalgia rheumatica scleroderma granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's granulomatosis[resources.lupus.org]

  • Hermann's Syndrome

    Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis Rheumatism Sexually Transmitted Disease Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus) Shoulder Injuries Sinusitis Sinusitis - Acute Sinusitis - Chronic[my.clevelandclinic.org] Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 12 (5); 538-545. DOI: .[niad-project.org] Blood Pressure High Cholesterol Hyperlipidemia Hypertension - High Blood Pressure Hypothyroidism Ischemic Ulcers Lacerations - Minor Lymph Nodes - Armpit & Neck Osteoporosis Polymyalgia[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    The longer high dose steroids were given for a disease like asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica or inflammatory bowel disease, the more likely that individual[nadf.us] Other manifestations of adrenoleukodystropy begin in infancy or childhood with weakness and spasticity and the disorder progresses rapidly to dementia, blindness and quadriparesis[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Depression

    Polymyalgia rheumatica - this condition mainly affects older people .[patient.info] KEYWORDS: daylight; dementia; depression; memory care communities[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Identifying depression in someone with Alzheimer's can be difficult, since dementia can cause some of the same symptoms.[alz.org]

  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    Primary systemic amyloidosis presenting as giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica . Arthritis Rheum. 37 , 1621–1626 (1994). 19. Churchill, C.[nature.com] Petersen RB et al. (1997) Transthyretin amyloidosis: a new mutation associated with dementia. [ ] 38.[moldiag.com] Central nervous system amyloid includes beta protein amyloid (found in Alzheimer's dementia) and prion protein amyloidosis (found in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease).[patient.info]

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