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434 Possible Causes for Erythrocytosis, Flushing

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    Carcinoid tumors produce serotonin degradation products that lead to flushing, diarrhea, and breathing difficulty.[] Erythrocytosis is common in cancers of the liver, kidney, adrenal glands, lung, thymus, and CNS as well as in gynecologic tumors and myosarcomas.[] .  Symptoms:  Episodes of flushing: hypotension and tachycardia (histamine and bradykinin)  Cutaneous venous teleangiectasia  Secretory diarrhoea (serotonin)  Cardiac[]

  • Polycythemia Vera

    Clinical features include facial flushing, pruritus, erythromelalgia, headaches, and dizziness.[] Unexpectedly, the symptom of erythrocytosis disappeared after the surgery.[] Symptoms of Polycythemia Vera Frequent headaches and a feeling of pressure in the head Dizziness and ringing in the ears (tinnitus) Fatigue Blurred or double vision Flushed[]

  • Polycythemia

    As the disease progresses, symptoms include: Shortness of breath Dizziness Itchy or flushed skin Fatigue Headaches A tingling or burning sensation in the hands and feet What[] ERYTHROCYTOSIS AND POLYCYTHEMIA VERA 1. In patients with erythrocytosis, which of the following is not characteristic of polycythemia vera?[] These may include itching following bathing, dizziness, and a flushing of the face and hands.[]

  • Stress Polycythemia

    Clinical features include facial flushing, pruritus, erythromelalgia, headaches, and dizziness.[] Called also benign or stress erythrocytosis, Gaisbцck disease, pseudopolycythemia, and benign, chronic relative, hypertonic, or spurious p. Medical dictionary. 2011.[] Weakness, fatigue, headache, blood clotting, vertigo, tinnitus, irritability, dyspnea, visual disturbances, flushing of face, redness, or ruddy cyanosis, pruritus, ecchymosis[]

  • Secondary Polycythemia

    These may include itching following bathing, dizziness, and a flushing of the face and hands.[] Out of these 53 patients, 28 (53%) patients had PV and 25 (47%) patients had secondary erythrocytosis.[] This is most likely due to the worse prognosis associated with the underlying disease causing erythrocytosis.[]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    […] with Graves’ disease regardless of dosage (82 percent after 25 years); contraindicated in patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding; can cause transient neck soreness, flushing[] The relationship between thyroid hormone level and erythrocytosis was studied in a patient with Graves' hyperthyroidism and erythrocytosis.[] Diarrhea Feeling faint when you raise your hands High blood pressure Itchy or irritated eyes Itchy skin Nausea and vomiting Protruding eyes (exophthalmos) Skin blushing or flushing[]

  • Pheochromocytoma

    CASE REPORT: We presented a 49-year-old female patient with a history of daily paroxysmal hypertension accompanied with flushing of the face and upper chest, palpitations[] […] and gastric stromal sarcoma AD, AR 6 TMEM127 613403 pheochromocytoma AD 2 VHL 608537 Renal carcinoma, chromophobe, somatic; pheochromocytoma; von Hippel-Lindau disease; Erythrocytosis[] A 32-year-old 22-week pregnant hypertensive woman with sporadic episodes of headaches, sweating, and facial flushing was diagnosed with pheochromocytoma through biochemical[]

  • Carcinoid Tumor

    Cutaneous flushing: In 94% of the cases, the symptom of carcinoid tumors is cutaneous flushing, which affects the head and neck.[] […] less than 10% of the cases); then, the following may be noted: Increased blood pressure (hypertension) Increased calcium in blood (hypercalcemia) Increased red blood cells (erythrocytosis[] Related topic: Non-carcinoid flushing.[]

  • Ayerza Syndrome

    […] trachomatis 099.56 Neisseria gonorrhoeae (gonococcal peritonitis) 098.86 Flajani (-Basedow) (exophthalmic goiter) 242.0 floppy infant 781.99 iris 364.81 valve (mitral) 424.0 flush[] Chronic relative polycythemia or erythrocytosis has been variously called Gaisbock syndrome, stress erythrocytosis, benign polycythemia or erythrocytosis, benign erythrocytosis[] If negative -- evaluate for secondary erythrocytosis. Without PV related features -- evaluated for secondary erythrocytosis. If positive -- secondary erythrocytosis.[]

  • Fabry Disease

    Agalsidase alfa was generally well tolerated in patients with Fabry disease, with infusion reactions (e.g. rigors, pyrexia, flushing) being the most commonly occurring adverse[] Epilepsy Autoimmune Evaluation Algorithm, Serum Epilepsy Autoimmune Evaluation Algorithm, Spinal Fluid Epilepsy: Unexplained Refractory and/or Familial Testing Algorithm Erythrocytosis[] […] have included: localized swelling of the face, mouth and throat, narrowing of breathing airways, low blood pressure, hives, difficulty swallowing, rash, trouble breathing, flushing[]

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