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77 Possible Causes for Hepatomegaly, Postural Defect, X-Ray Abnormal

  • Amyloidosis

    Hepatic involvement is common, but the clinical manifestations are usually mild with hepatomegaly and an elevated alkaline phosphatase level.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Flies carrying mutant variants, but not wild-type TTR, exhibit changes in wing posture, locomotor defects, and shortened life span.[flybase.org] […] that presents to a cancer care provider with nephrotic range proteinuria, heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, non-diabetic peripheral neuropathy, unexplained hepatomegaly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Homocystinuria

    […] inborn error of metabolism of sulfur amino acids due to lack of the enzyme cystathionine synthase; it is characterized by homocystine in the urine and by mental retardation, hepatomegaly[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Skeletal X-rays may demonstrate tubular appearance of bones, especially elongation and thinning of long bones, with widening of the epiphyses and metaphyses.[cancertherapyadvisor.com] Many, if not all, patients have some type of hepatic involvement which may produce mild hepatomegaly with imaging characteristics and/or biopsied pathology of fatty infiltration[cancertherapyadvisor.com]

  • Mediastinal Neoplasm

    Hoarseness Symptoms of Horner’s syndrome (ptosis, miosis, decreased sweating) Facial/upper limb edema and venous distension in neck and upper limbs/chest Lymphadenopathy Hepatomegaly[learn.pediatrics.ubc.ca] Furthermore, asymmetry of the thoracic-lumbar spinal region was observed, which at first assessment suggested a postural defect.[medical-case-reports.imedpub.com] When the chest x-ray is found to contain an abnormal shadow which blends with the mediastinum, a diagnosis of neoplastic disease is often entertained.[jamanetwork.com]

  • Right to Left Shunt

    Hepatomegaly is a common manifestation in Gaucher disease. In some patients with the disease, hepatic fibrosis and portal hypertension are observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Postural cyanosis and angina pectoris following pneumonectomy: relief by closure of an interatrial septal defect.[academic.oup.com] Chest x ray was normal and there were no ECG abnormalities.[heart.bmj.com]

  • Tuberculous Gumma

    In the prednisolone-treated group, there was a significantly rapid resolution of raised jugular venous pressure, hepatomegaly, and ascitis.[jacpjournal.org] • Stationary/progressive • Associated field defects 8. • h/o Pain • h/o Double vision • h/o Trauma • h/o fever , chills ,systemic symptoms • h/o cancer • h/s/o thyroid disease[slideshare.net] Chest x-ray revealed no abnormalities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Left to Right Cardiac Shunt

    […] low cardiac output (poor perfusion, increased lactate, low mixed venous oxygen saturation, low cerebral oxygen saturation), and elevated central venous pressures (edema, hepatomegaly[cancertherapyadvisor.com] Postural cyanosis and angina pectoris following pneumonectomy: relief by closure of an interatrial septal defect.[academic.oup.com] They may be noted on routine testing to have an abnormal chest x-ray or an abnormal EKG and may have atrial fibrillation.[marmur.com]

  • Congenital Malformation of the Ribs

    751.69 Other anomalies of gallbladder, bile ducts, and liver Absence of: gallbladder, congenital liver (lobe) Accessory: hepatic ducts liver Congenital: choledochal cyst hepatomegaly[theodora.com] Congenital Vertebral Defects The spinal column is the central structure in the vertebrate body from which stability, movement, and posture all derive.[embryo.asu.edu] X-Rays may identify and characterize specific abnormalities, but x-rays do not display fascial plane anatomy.[mdmag.com]

  • Cardiac Asthma

    Typical signs: tachycardia, tachypnoea, pulmonary rales, pleural effusion, raised jugular venous pressure (JVP), peripheral oedema, hepatomegaly.[patient.info] Patients with chronic CHF and orthopnea have a considerable increase in airflow resistance upon adopting the supine posture associated with supine expiratory flow limitation[biomedcentral.com] MD was severe he was prescribed all medications for asthma but it dint help X ray revealed cardiomegaly Echo ECG Showed abnormal extra beats It was diagnosed as cardiac asthma[healthcaremagic.com]

  • Transient Hyperammonemia of the Newborn

    Infant becomes floppy, FTT, hepatomegaly, macroglossia at 1 month Noted cardiomegaly and hard muscles on exam Type 2 glycogen storage Pompe Diagnosis?[brainscape.com] Diagnosis Often the clinical appearance of urea cycle defects mimics that of other inborn errors of metabolism.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] Imaging Besides the straightforward abnormalities of the extremities, plain X-ray examination reveals more profound skeletal abnormalities, including calcifications within[mrineonatalbrain.com]

  • Cutis Laxa

    In a family with four infants born to the same consanguineous parents all children presented at birth with dysmorphic features, cutis laxa and hypertrichosis, hepatomegaly[nature.com] Dystonic posturing was discriminatory for PYCR1 and ALDH18A1 defects. Metabolic markers of mitochondrial dysfunction were found in one patient with PYCR1 mutations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chest x-ray ( Figure 2 A) showed abnormalities of the contours of upper right border of the heart.[ahajournals.org]

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