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700 Possible Causes for Dyspnea, Polycythemia, Weight Loss

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    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] This V/Q mismatch results in rapid circulation in a poorly ventilated lung, leading to hypoxemia and polycythemia.[emedicine.com] Roflumilast in particular was associated with weight loss during the trial period and an increase in insomnia and depressive mood symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Emphysema

    This V/Q mismatch results in rapid circulation in a poorly ventilated lung, leading to hypoxemia and polycythemia.[emedicine.com] Feasibility, safety, and efficacy were analyzed by means of pulmonary function testing, 6-min walk test, dyspnea score, BODE (body mass index, air-flow obstruction, dyspnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] loss The symptoms of pulmonary emphysema may look like other lung conditions or health problems.[saintlukeskc.org]

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

    loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Dyspnea is the hallmark symptom of pulmonary fibrosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include Shortness of breath A dry, hacking cough that doesn't get better Fatigue Weight loss for no known reason Aching muscles and joints Clubbing, which is the[web.archive.org]

  • Myeloproliferative Disease

    Bone marrow fibrosis is also detected in the spent phase of chronic myelogenous leukemia and polycythemia vera. See Workup for more detail.[emedicine.com] Splenomegaly, hepatomegaly as well as fatigue, malaise or weight loss may appear in advanced stages.[orpha.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]

  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

    Laboratory test abnormalities include polycythemia, hypergammaglobulinemia, increased serum LDH levels, and increased serum surfactant proteins A and D.[merckmanuals.com] loss and left spontaneous pneumothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical findings of slow-onset dyspnea or dyspnea on exertion and persistent dry cough are nonspecific; radiographic findings of “bat-wing configuration” and “crazy paving[doi.org]

  • Pheochromocytoma

    So far, 13 cases of PCC/PGL with polycythemia have been reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] loss, and intermittent hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 14-year-old female student presented with cough, hemoptysis and dyspnea for one week was reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Myelofibrosis

    Megakaryocytes are the "hallmark" of Philadelphia chromosome-negative myeloproliferative neoplasms, such as essential thrombocythemia, polycythemia vera, and primary myelofibrosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Constitutional symptoms, such as night sweats, pruritus, weight loss and fever may be treated with Jakafi.[mpnresearchfoundation.org] Dyspnea, tachycardia and dizziness are experienced in case of severe anemia.[symptoma.com]

  • Post-Polycythemia Vera Myelofibrosis

    Post-polycythemia vera myelofibrosis is a condition in which polycythemia vera, a disorder of excessive red cell production, triggers malignant transformation of hematopoietic[symptoma.com] Grade 3 AEs included anemia (n 3), neutrophil decrease (n 2), amylase increase (n 2), lipase increase (n 2), diarrhea (n 2), colitis (n 1), dyspnea (n 1), pneumonia (n 1),[hematologytimes.com] […] non-hematologic adverse reactions reported at a higher frequency in the Jakavi group than in the BAT group were diarrhea (14.5%), muscle spasm (11.8%), dizziness (11.8%) and dyspnea[newswire.ca]

  • Asbestosis

    Immunoblastic lymphadenopathy was diagnosed in a 71-year-old white man who had weakness, with weight loss, fever, cough, and generalized lymphadenopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The authors report a patient presenting with progressive dyspnea for 2 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These symptoms are most commonly: Shortness of breath Persistent cough Chest pain Weight loss Mesothelioma patients experience much more severe symptoms as their disease progresses[mesotheliomaguide.com]

  • Anemia

    Twin anemia-polycythemia sequence (TAPS) is an infrequent but potentially dangerous complication of abnormal placental vascular connections.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of appetite, weight loss, fatigue and anemia, per the CDC. — Maggie O'neill, Health.com, "What Is Hookworm?[merriam-webster.com] Acute anemia presents with symptoms owing to acute blood loss; chronic anemia may present with worsening fatigue, dyspnea, lightheadedness, or chest pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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