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2,137 Possible Causes for Dyspnea at Rest, Facial Redness, Ventral Hernia

  • Obesity

    The prevalence of obesity and overweight increased in the United States between 1978 and 1991. More recent reports have suggested continued increases but are based on self-reported data. To examine trends and prevalences of overweight (body mass index [BMI] or 25) and obesity (BMI or 30), using measured[…][]

  • Morbid Obesity

    Morbid obesity is associated with liver pathology, most commonly non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) leading to cirrhosis. However, the morbid obesity impedes qualification for organ transplantation. We present a case report of a 56-year-old woman who underwent bariatric procedure followed by liver transplantation[…][]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    The diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) should be suspected in patients with risk factors (primarily a history of smoking) who report dyspnea at rest[] Long-acting bronchodilators have recently been shown to reduce hyperinflation during both rest and exercise in moderate to severe COPD.[] The corollary of this is that any intervention that reduces end-expiratory lung volume will improve effort–displacement ratios and alleviate dyspnea.[]

    Missing: Ventral Hernia
  • Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism

    Emboli often cause Acute dyspnea Pleuritic chest pain (when there is pulmonary infarction) Dyspnea may be minimal at rest and can worsen during activity.[]

    Missing: Ventral Hernia
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    The course of a pregnant patient at term who was acutely exposed to carbon monoxide is described. A review of the fetal-maternal carboxyhemoglobin relationships and the differences in fetal oxyhemoglobin physiology are used to explain the recommendation that pregnant women with carbon monoxide poisoning should[…][]

    Missing: Ventral Hernia
  • Ayerza Syndrome

    Ayerza syndrome is named after Abel Ayerza and encompasses the clinical features of pulmonary hypertension. It is a progressive disease with mixed etiology, characterized by increased resistance in the pulmonary blood vessels. Ayerza syndrome (AS) describes the signs of pulmonary (arterial) hypertension. It is[…][]

    Missing: Ventral Hernia
  • Acute Mountain Sickness

    Facial flushing, eye redness and sensitivity to light may accompany headache.[] […] at rest, and chest tightness.[] […] at rest) and / or high altitude cerebral edema (HACE) (swelling of the brains, with headaches that no longer respond to analgesics, unsteady walk, increased vomiting and[]

    Missing: Ventral Hernia
  • Extrapulmonary Alveolar Hypoventilation

    Guillain–Barré syndrome may be associated with autonomic dysfunction including new-onset hypertension (57%), sinus tachycardia (50%), postural hypotension (43%), or facial[] , deconditioning Dyspnea during rest Severe cardiopulmonary disease or noncardiopulmonary disease (e.g., acidosis) Orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, edema Congestive[] A less common example is the presence of a large abdominal ventral hernia in a patient with COPD.[]

  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    […] swelling stridor or wheezing nausea lightheadedness red skin on the chest or neck Superior vena cava syndrome in children Although rare, superior vena cava syndrome in children[] Dyspnea at rest, cough, and chest pain were more frequent in the patients with malignancy.[] […] include a combination of the following: coughing difficulty breathing or swallowing hoarseness chest pain coughing up blood swollen veins in the neck or chest arm swelling facial[]

    Missing: Ventral Hernia
  • Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction

    We present the case of a 53-year-old woman with long-standing immune thrombocytopenia who underwent repair of a symptomatic ventral hernia.[] The patient presented for repair of her symptomatic ventral hernia (Fig. 3 ).[] Laparoscopic view of a 4-cm ventral hernia before b and after c closure with Ventrio ST mesh.[]

    Missing: Dyspnea at Rest