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541 Possible Causes for Dyspnea, Erythrocytosis, Headache

  • Myeloproliferative Disease

    Symptoms resulting from hypervolemia and hyperviscosity, such as headache, dizziness, visual disturbances and paresthesias, are sometimes present.[medindia.net] .  35 y/o previously healthy man  9 month history of tachycardia and dyspnea on exertion  Dec. 2011, dyspnea becomes more severe  Hospitalized in Miami when found to have[slideshare.net] These data suggest that erythrocytosis and granulocytosis in JAK2(V617F) mice are the net result of a complex interplay between cell intrinsic and extrinsic factors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Essential Thrombocythemia

    The headache was gradual-onset, bioccipital, and pressure-like.[mdedge.com] A 52-year-old African American male with ET presented with chest pain, shortness of breath, and dyspnea on exertion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] at diagnosis and for patients who subsequently develop thrombocytosis, leukocytosis, or erythrocytosis during follow-up, even for CML patients in complete cytogenetic response[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Eisenmenger Syndrome

    Mild headache and dyspnea were common reports during the iloprost treatments. No patients stopped the therapy due to these adverse effects.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] elevated in ES patients and fell significantly with sildenafil therapy that was associated with improved exercise tolerance, implying thereby a role of J receptors in producing dyspnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] When bunazosin was stopped, the erythrocytosis increased, but when it was resumed, the erythrocytosis and general fatigue diminished.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Familial Polycythemia

    Typical symptoms include red skin cyanosis, expressed headaches, exertional dyspnea, tachycardia and disruption of the heart.[medicalformat.com] Clinically there is dyspnea. relative polycythemia apparent polycythemia resulting from loss of plasma and the hemoconcentration that follows.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] In some cases, the cause of erythrocytosis is unknown. Familial erythrocytosis can have different inheritance patterns depending on the gene involved.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    The patient may develop a morning headache that indicates too much carbon dioxide in their blood. There may also be a loss of weight.[cedars-sinai.edu] MEASUREMENT OF DYSPNEA IN COPD Section: The two purposes of measuring dyspnea are: to differentiate between patients who have less dyspnea and those who have more dyspnea[dx.doi.org] […] oxygen therapy (LTOT) In the first Denver studies of ambulatory oxygen, patients with chronic stable hypoxemia experienced remarkable reductions in pulmonary hypertension and erythrocytosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoxia

    Headache 2001 ; 41 : 542 – 545 . 60 , et al.[doi.org] The patient described his dyspnea as exertional progressing over 1 week to rest dyspnea. He was prescribed antiretroviral therapy but was noncompliant.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These findings suggest that erythrocytosis was caused by renal ischemia due to leukemic infiltration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    […] with hyperaldosteronism in whom the excess aldosterone was caused by a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.The patient was a 57-year-old man who presented with easy fatigability and headache[nejm.org] Review of systems was significant for hemoptysis, dyspnea on exertion and dull achy left anterior chest and shoulder pain.[healio.com] Erythrocytosis is common in cancers of the liver, kidney, adrenal glands, lung, thymus, and CNS as well as in gynecologic tumors and myosarcomas.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Thalassemia

    At the age of 18, the described patient presented with progressively worsening lethargy, headaches, dizziness, syncope and Raynaud's phenomenon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He presented with chest discomfort and progressive dyspnea. Early echocardiogram showed mild pericardial effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Side effects include headache, nausea (feeling sick to the stomach), vomiting, diarrhea, joint pain, and tiredness.[web.archive.org]

  • Methemoglobinemia

    Blood Concentrations 3 Methemoglobin Concentration, g/dL Total Hemoglobin, % Symptoms None 1.5-3.0 10-20 Cyanotic skin discoloration 3.0-4.5 20-30 Anxiety, lightheadedness, headache[doi.org] Methemoglobinemia can cause life-threatening hypoxia associated with cyanosis and dyspnea not responsive to oxygen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] erythrocytosis.[nature.com]

  • Primary Myelofibrosis

    […] as the normal cells are pushed out, primary myelofibrosis may manifest itself in the following ways: Anemia Fatigue Shortness of breath Weakness Lightheadedness Pale skin Headaches[patientworthy.com] Dyspnea, tachycardia and dizziness are experienced in case of severe anemia.[symptoma.com] The laboratory findings showed leuko-and erythrocytosis, increased levels of urea-BUN (32 mmol/l) and creatinine (766 mmol/l) as well as uric acid (920 mmol/l).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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