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177 Possible Causes for Dyspnea, Progressive Polyneuropathy, Pruritus

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    We report a fatal case of severe chronic progressive axonal polyradiculoneuropathy in association with this antibody.[doi.org] Review of systems was significant for hemoptysis, dyspnea on exertion and dull achy left anterior chest and shoulder pain.[healio.com] This 59-year-old man developed ophthalmoplegia, dysarthria, dysphagia, pruritus, ataxia, corticobulbar and corticospinal signs in association with prostate cancer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    […] to multiple myeloma The initial presentation occasionally is a polyneuropathy when it is part of a POEMS syndrome (mostly the sclerotic form).[radiopaedia.org] Care Delivery Interventions for Dyspnea A review of supportive cancer services identified many studies, but only 6 measured dyspnea.[doi.org] Her pruritus resolved, but the lesions persisted. Footnotes Competing interests: None declared. This article has been peer reviewed.[cmaj.ca]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Consequently, clinicians must ask about reduced exercise tolerance, dyspnea, or exercise-induced nausea. Various studies have considered the issue of screening for CVD.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] outweighed by the benefits of reducing cardiovascular risk. [ 8 ] Presentation Patients with all types of diabetes may present with polyuria, polydipsia, lethargy, boils, pruritus[patient.info] Cardiovascular Tachycardia Variable Orthostatic hypotension Skin Flushed, dry Diaphoretic, pale Respiratory Air hunger Variable Acetone odor of breath Increased respiratory rate Dyspnea[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    The neurological signs are often a progressive spastic paraparesis, cerebellar ataxia, polyneuropathy, and cognitive impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Definition (NCI_CTCAE) A disorder characterized by apprehension of danger and dread accompanied by restlessness, tension, tachycardia, and dyspnea unattached to a clearly[fpnotebook.com] Paz-Díaz HMontes de Oca MLopez JMCelli BR Pulmonary rehabilitation improves depression, anxiety, dyspnea and health status in patients with COPD.[doi.org]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    Shortly after HSCT the patient developed progressive polyneuropathy of the lower legs and hypoesthesia. Five months later a severe dementia followed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 44-year-old male logger complained of acute quadriplegia and dyspnea. Mechanical ventilation was initiated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] were local reactions (ie, swelling, redness, heat, pain, and itching at the injection site), headache, diarrhea, fatigue, back pain, nausea, extremity pain, cough, rash, pruritus[prnewswire.com]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    […] due to systemic sclerosis Progressive systemic sclerosis Scleredema Scleredema buschkes Scleroderma Scleroderma induced by chemical, including drugs Scleroderma of lung Scleroderma[icd9data.com] Dyspnea disappeared and physical activity was quite normal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The steroids help with the pruritus and may lead to some lesional thinning.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Diffuse Scleroderma

    […] due to systemic sclerosis Progressive systemic sclerosis Scleredema Scleredema buschkes Scleroderma Scleroderma induced by chemical, including drugs Scleroderma of lung Scleroderma[icd9data.com] The mean focal score according to the transitional dyspnea index showed a clinically meaningful improvement in dyspnea (by 1 unit) in the cyclophosphamide group ( 1.4 0.23[doi.org] Skin can breakdown and discharge chalky material (calcium) Salt and pepper dyspigmentation ( hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation ) Pruritus Rarer cutaneous features Morphoea[dermnetnz.org]

  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    Hou X, Aguilar MI, Small DH (2007) Transthyretin and familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy. Recent progress in understanding the molecular mechanism of neurodegeneration.[doi.org] A patient who presented with dyspnea and suspected interstitial pulmonary fibrosis suffered a fatal pulmonary haemorrhage with no feasible cause for bleeding.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case demonstrates an unusual presentation of primary systemic amyloidosis consisting of arthritis and intense debilitating pruritus without primary skin lesions for a[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

    Neuropathy is typically slowly progressive, distal, symmetrical, and sensorimotor.[emedicine.medscape.com] For example, renal involvement typically presents with nephrotic syndrome; heart involvement with dyspnea and lower extremity edema in the setting of diastolic heart failure[atlasgeneticsoncology.org] Pleuropulmonary involvement in WM is infrequent and the most typical respiratory symptoms are dyspnea and cough.[archbronconeumol.org]

  • Vasculitis

    Neuropathy Sensory or Sensory-Motor General patterns Mononeuritis multiplex (13%) Asymmetric polyneuropathy (85%) Distal symmetric polyneuropathy (2%) More slowly progressive[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] A 57-year-old female developed wheezing and dyspnea approximately 30 minutes after radical thyroidectomy, with hemoptysis occurring the following day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The lesions may be asymptomatic or associated with burning, pruritus, or pain.[clinicaladvisor.com]

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