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1,781 Possible Causes for Dyspnea, Syncope, Weight Loss

  • Anemia

    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] Cardiovascular symptoms include syncope, dyspnea, orthopnea, palpitations, and angina.[web.archive.org] […] of appetite, weight loss, fatigue and anemia, per the CDC. — Maggie O'neill, Health.com, "What Is Hookworm?[merriam-webster.com]

  • Heart Failure

    We introduced oxycodone for medically refractory dyspnea instead of morphine because of the patient's renal insufficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Light-headedness or syncope. Anorexia.[patient.info] loss 4.5 kg in 5 days in response to treatment Minor criteria: · Bilateral ankle edema · Nocturnal cough · Dyspnea on ordinary exertion · Hepatomegaly · Pleural effusion[medicalcriteria.com]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    […] on the right side of the heart, and it may be more easily felt Eyes or feet may be puffy as the right heart fails Chest pain Palpitations (irregular heartbeat) Dizziness Syncope[cincinnatichildrens.org] loss 4.5 kg in 5 days in response to treatment Minor criteria: · Bilateral ankle edema · Nocturnal cough · Dyspnea on ordinary exertion · Hepatomegaly · Pleural effusion[medicalcriteria.com] Features due to left heart failure: Dyspnea, orthopnea and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea: These symptoms develop due to congestion of the lungs.[symptoma.com]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    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] 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] Severe cases may be complicated by weight loss, pneumothorax, frequent acute decompensation episodes, right heart failure, and acute or chronic respiratory failure.[web.archive.org]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Dhat syndrome Neurasthenia Occupational neurosis, including writer's cramp Psychasthenia Psychasthenic neurosis Psychogenic syncope[icd10data.com] While most adverse events were mild to moderate, including nausea, anorexia, weight loss, pharyngitis, and mydriasis, three participants in the venlafaxine group developed[doi.org] 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]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    […] gastric acid) Melaena – black tarry stools (digested blood) Haematochezia – passage of fresh blood per rectum (can occur in profuse upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage) Pre-syncope[geekymedics.com] Weight loss and anorexia, with or without a change in stool, suggest a GI cancer. A history of cirrhosis or chronic hepatitis suggests esophageal varices.[merckmanuals.com] While the Rockall score uses endoscopic findings, the GBS is based upon the patient’s clinical presentation such as systolic blood pressure, pulse, presence of melena, syncope[doi.org]

  • Atrial Myxoma

    Abstract A 47-year-old man presented with a history of syncope that lasted for 3 min and was not accompanied by jerky movement of limbs or incontinence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The tumor is characterized by palpitations, disseminated neuritis, nausea, weight loss, fatigue, dyspnea, fever, and occasional sudden loss of consciousness.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] We report the case of a 65-year-old woman who presented with features of worsening dyspnea and persistent headache.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amyloidosis

    […] congestive heart failure, including: Shortness of breath Labored breathing during exercise Peripheral swelling ( edema caused by a buildup of fluid in the lower limbs) Fainting ( syncope[pfizer.com] MGUS and myeloma patients that have atypical features, including unexplained weight loss; lower extremity edema, early satiety, and dyspnea on exertion should be considered[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Syncope or Presyncope The presence of syncope or presyncope is common in cardiac amyloidosis and results from the combination of autonomic dysfunction (which is common in[revespcardiol.org]

  • Fabry Disease

    The prevalence of angina was 23 vs. 22%; palpitations and arrhythmias 27 vs. 26%; exertional dyspnoea 23 vs. 23%; and syncope 2 vs. 4%, in women and men, respectively (all[eurheartj.oxfordjournals.org] A 57-year-old male with a family history and laboratory findings of Fabry disease, was consulted for severe abdominal pain, undulating pyrexia, weight loss and diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present the case of a 60-year-old woman with symptoms of dyspnea, atypical chest pain and palpitations, in whom a transthoracic echocardiogram revealed an apical variant[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    At admission, all patients presented with syncope, World Health Organization functional class IV, right-sided heart failure, and extremely severe hemodynamic parameters.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Weight loss and hemodynamic improvements correlated with reduction of insulin resistance, HDL, LDL, and free fatty acids.[care.diabetesjournals.org] A 64-year-old woman with multiple sclerosis presented with dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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