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44 Possible Causes for Dyspnea, Sacral Edema

  • Hodgkin's Disease

    We report the case of a 16 years old female who presented with 6 months history of dry cough, hemoptysis, dyspnea, dysphagia and dysphonia.[] On clinical examination, this dog presented with nonproductive dry cough, serous nasal discharge, dyspnea, and lack of appetite.[] Chest and Heart: Mediastinal lymph nodes may present as chest pain and dyspnea. Abdomen: Abdominal enlargement may be noted with splenomegaly or hepatomegaly.[]

  • Ascites

    Because of dyspnea, paracentesis was performed in all cases. Median AsI at which patients reported dyspnea was 29.0 cm (range 21.6-38.6 cm).[] Approximately 1,500 mL of fluid must be present to detect dullness. 205 In supine patients, sacral edema is an important clue.[] People with ascites may experience the following symptoms: Weight gain Shortness of breath, also called dyspnea Abdominal swelling Sense of fullness or bloating Sense of heaviness[]

  • Anasarca

    Tumor resection after preoperative drainage was effective in the management of a patient with dyspnea induced by a giant ovarian tumor.[] […] who are standing up, and sacral edema in people who are predominantly lying down).[] A 54-year-old African-American man presented with 2 years of progressively worsening dyspnea and anasarca.[]

  • Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor

    A 52-year-old male presented with abdominal distention, dyspnea, and a 9 kg weight loss. Prior history was significant for hepatitis C and diabetes.[] Others: No pyoderma gangrenosum, no lower limb edema, no shifting dullness. No sacral edema. Auscultation: Bowel sound was present, no renal and no iliac bruits. 14.[]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Features due to left heart failure: Dyspnea, orthopnea and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea: These symptoms develop due to congestion of the lungs.[] edema).[] […] who are standing up, and sacral edema in people who are predominantly lying down).[]

  • Cachexia

    ‘The patient's general appearance should be assessed for evidence of resting dyspnea, cyanosis and cachexia.’[] edema, and ascites).[] Guidelines Nutrition in Cancer Care - for health professionals (PDQ) National Cancer Institute Evidence-based recommendations for cancer fatigue, anorexia, depression, and dyspnea[]

  • Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism

    All patients had acute onset of PE symptoms and all presented with hemodynamic compromise and dyspnea.[] , sacral edema Nocturia * At least 1 of the following.[] All patients had hypoxia and dyspnea. No patient had contraindication for thrombolysis.[]

  • Low Cardiac Output

    […] are also important causes of dyspnea.[] Check for pedal and sacral edema. Compromised regulatory mechanisms may result in fluid and sodium retention.[] , sacral edema, ascites and/or anasarca Various manifestations of increased hydrostatic venous pressures Hepatosplenomegaly ( /- right upper quadrant pain) Portal and splenic[]

  • Proteinuria

    Hodgkin lymphoma Clinical findings: Periorbital swelling and oliguria Often complain of vague malaise or abdominal pain If severe, hypotension (third-spacing of volume) and dyspnea[] -Anasarca is total body edema and used to be known as "dropsy." -In sedentary patients check the sacral area of edema. Approach to proteinuria: -Get a UA in the office.[] Pearls: -Ten pounds of weight accumulates before there is detectable pitting edema. -Types of non pitting edema include mod-severe lymphedema and myxedema.[]

  • Hyponatremia

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