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104 Possible Causes for Fainting Spells, Immunodeficiency Is Progressive

  • Anemia

    […] from HIV infection to autoimmune immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), with a correlation between CD4 T-lymphocyte counts and Hb levels. 7,16 The causes of anemia in HIV/AIDS[ajmc.com] […] virus (HIV)–infected patients can have serious implications, which vary from functional and quality-of-life decrements to an association with disease progression and decreased[academic.oup.com] […] antiretroviral therapy (HAART). 7 Anemia still occurs at high rates when HIV therapy regimens include zidovudine (AZT). 7 The incidence of anemia increases with disease progression[ajmc.com]

  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

    IMPORTANCE: No reliable treatment options are known for progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy with underlying immunodeficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Failure of cytarabine in progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy associated with human immunodeficiency virus infection. AIDS Clinical Trials Group 243 Team.[doi.org] […] and progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    A rapidly progressive, painful polyneuropathy affecting the feet and hands may be the first clinical sign of HIV infection.[arthritis.about.com] The virus can cause several different forms of neuropathy, each strongly associated with a specific stage of active immunodeficiency disease.[arthritis.about.com]

  • Toxoplasmosis

    In immunodeficient individuals and in some apparently immunologically healthy patients, the acute infection progresses, resulting in potentially lethal consequences such as[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    To characterize the immunodeficiency in ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T) and to determine whether the immunodeficiency is progressive and associated with increased susceptibility[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ataxia-telangiectasia is a rare, neurodegenerative, and multisystem disease, characterized by cerebellar ataxia, oculocutaneous telangiectasia, immunodeficiency, progressive[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T) is an autosomal recessive primary immunodeficiency disease characterized by progressive cerebellar ataxia, telangiectasia, sinopulmoner recurrent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Unverricht-Lundborg Syndrome

    ., what sorts of spells are likely to beset infants, children, or the elderly?[books.google.com] Failure of mefloquine therapy in progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy: Report of two Japanese patients without human immunodeficiency virus infection.[tmd.ac.jp] […] related mitochondrial spastic paraplegia MTC MTCT of syphilis mtDNA-associated Leigh syndrome mtDNA deletion syndrome with limb-girdle weakness mtDNA deletion syndrome with progressive[orpha.net]

  • Hepatitis

    Fibrosis progression in human immunodeficiency virus/hepatitis C virus coinfected adults: prospective analysis of 435 liver biopsy pairs. Hepatology. 2014;59(3):767–75.[doi.org] Factors which influence progression to cirrhosis include co-infection with hepatitis B or the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), alcohol use and obesity.[patients.gi.org]

  • Epilepsy

    McArthur, Elevated central nervous system prostaglandins in human immunodeficiency virus—associated dementia, Annals of Neurology, 35, 5, (592-597), (2004).[dx.doi.org] Antoine Depaulis, Marguerite Vergnes and Christian Marescaux, Endogenous control of epilepsy: The nigral inhibitory system, Progress in Neurobiology, 42, 1, (33), (1994).[dx.doi.org]

  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension

    The first symptoms of PH are typically shortness of breath during mild physical activity, although some patients may have fainting spells, especially with exercise.[childrenshospital.org] These include collagen vascular diseases, chronic thromboembolism, human immunodeficiency virus, portopulmonary hypertension, and other diseases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fatigue, dizziness, and fainting spells also can be symptoms.[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Overdose

    Medical progress: medical care for injection-drug users with human immunodeficiency virus infection. New Engl J Med. 1994;331:450–459. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 37.[doi.org]

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