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13 Possible Causes for Facial Redness, High-Altitude Disorder

  • Obesity

    Rossana Baracco, Salim Mohanna and Segundo Seclén , A Comparison of the Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Its Components in High and Low Altitude Populations in Peru ,[dx.doi.org] Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders , 5 , 1 , (55) , (2007) .[dx.doi.org]

  • Myeloproliferative Disease

    Secondary "Reactive Polycythemia": -Hypoxia, seen with smoking, high altitude, lung disease.[quizlet.com] Primary Polycythemia Vera: -"Malignant" hematologic disorder, not self-limiting. -Treated with phlebotomy, anti-neoplastic drugs.[quizlet.com]

  • Erythrocytosis

    We report a case of 53-years-old woman presented with androgenic alopecia, hirsutism, facial redness and hoarse voice.[endocrine-abstracts.org] Nocturnal respiratory and [Formula: see text] patterns were measured using standard polysomnography techniques and compared between male high-altitude residents (aged 18-25[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] May be seen in persons living at high altitudes, as well as in persons with emphysema, pulmonary insufficiency, and heart failure. erythrocytosis increase in the total red[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Polycythemia Neonatorum

    So can the following conditions: carbon monoxide poisoning chronic heart or lung disease hormonal (endocrine) disorders exposure to high altitudes kidney cysts tumors of the[encyclopedia.com] altitude, or resulting from defective hemoglobin or drugs, or it may be inappropriate, reflecting excessive erythropoietin production due to renal or extrarenal disorders[dict.leo.org] […] appropriate, adjusting for general tissue hypoxia, such as that associated with pulmonary disease, alveolar hypoventilation, cardiovascular disease, or prolonged exposure to high[dict.leo.org]

  • Secondary Polycythemia

    So can the following conditions: carbon monoxide poisoning chronic heart or lung disease hormonal (endocrine) disorders exposure to high altitudes kidney cysts tumors of the[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] altitudes.[doctor-clinic.org] This is a physiological process that takes place, for instance, while staying at high altitudes.[symptoma.com]

  • Stress Polycythemia

    So can the following conditions: carbon monoxide poisoning chronic heart or lung disease hormonal (endocrine) disorders exposure to high altitudes kidney cysts tumors of the[encyclopedia.com] This hormone increase is in response to low blood oxygen, caused by heart disease or high altitude; continual exposure to carbon monoxide (heavy smoking); chronic lung disease[doctor.ndtv.com] , congenital (hereditary) disorders producing an abnormal haemoglobin or an overproduction of EPO; and diseases such as kidney disease.[doctor.ndtv.com]

  • Acute Mountain Sickness

    Facial flushing, eye redness and sensitivity to light may accompany headache.[americanmigrainefoundation.org] BACKGROUND: Sleep disordered breathing may be a risk factor for high altitude illness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] sickness, high-altitude sickness, Monge disease, acute mountain sickness, chronic mountain sickness, high-altitude cerebral edema, and high-altitude pulmonary edema.[medlink.com]

  • Familial Polycythemia

    , fingers, lips and auricles were dark red to cyanosis, mucous membranes and conjunctiva Congestion and vasodilation.[healthfrom.com] , high-altitude living, renal cysts and tumors, hepatoma, and other EPO-secreting tumors.[mayomedicallaboratories.com] […] tuberculosis kidney cancer Erythrocytosis common symptoms are dizziness, headache, headache, fatigue, palpitations, insomnia, eyes afraid of hot sweating; sometimes angina, facial[healthfrom.com]

  • Ataxia

    Other locations include thalamocapsular lesions, red nucleus, anterior cerebral artery distribution. Also called “homolateral ataxia and crural paresis.”[strokecenter.org] altitude cerebral oedema, coeliac disease, normal pressure hydrocephalus and infectious or post-infectious cerebellitis.[en.wikipedia.org] Contralateral Weakness – upper and lower extremity Contralateral Ataxia – arm and leg Notes Weakness usually more prominent in leg than arm; extensor plantar response; no facial[strokecenter.org]

  • Diffuse Serous Labyrinthitis

    There is dural enhancement extending into the right internal auditory canal, with abnormal enhancement of the facial and vestibulocochlear nerves (red arrows).[hindawi.com] Histrionic personality disorder HIV cognitive dysfunction Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Hookworm Hordeolum (stye) Horner's syndrome Hot Flashes Human immunodeficiency virus Huntington's[elsevier.com] In the first, a small child came to the emergency room with earache and fever and facial paralysis of acute onset. Examination revealed a red, bulging tympanic membrane.[entokey.com]

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