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670 Possible Causes for Hypertension, Progressive Dysphagia

  • Diffuse Scleroderma

    Twelve patients (35% of the total cohort) had pulmonary hypertension defined as PAs of 30 mm Hg or greater.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and acid reflux Associated conditions other autoimmune diseases Prognosis systemic scleroderma is rapidly progressive involvement of pulmonary, renal, or cardiac systems[medbullets.com] As scleroderma progresses, esophageal involvement from abnormalities in decreased motility may worsen due to progressive fibrosis (scarring).[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Bulbar Poliomyelitis

    Hypertension and other autonomic disturbances are common in bulbar involvement and may persist for a week or more or may be transient.[easypediatrics.com] Asymmetric flaccid paralysis may develop and progress over 2 to 3 days. Encephalitic signs occasionally predominate.[merckmanuals.com] Occasionally, hypertension is followed by hypotension and shock and is associated with irregular or failed respiratory effort, delirium, or coma.[easypediatrics.com]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal

    Abstract Alcohol withdrawal hypertension is a common clinical problem which often goes unrecognized.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 45-year-old man with a history of alcoholism visited the ER with dysarthria and dysphagia for 2 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] six to 24 hours after the last intake of alcohol, and the signs and symptoms include tremors, agitation, nausea, sweating, vomiting, hallucinations, insomnia, tachycardia, hypertension[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophageal Achalasia

    […] rare disease of the esophagus, characterized by the absence of peristalsis in the esophageal body and incomplete relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter, which may be hypertensive[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most patients have progressive dysphagia for both liquids and solids. This article describes the symptoms of achalasia, its diagnosis, and treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The classic manometric findings are: (a) absence of esophageal peristalsis and (b) hypertensive or normotensive lower esophageal sphincter (LES) that fails to relax completely[web.archive.org]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    Renal crisis can be effectively managed when hypertension is aggressively controlled with angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As scleroderma progresses, esophageal involvement from abnormalities in decreased motility may worsen due to progressive fibrosis (scarring).[en.wikipedia.org] […] and acid reflux Associated conditions other autoimmune diseases Prognosis systemic scleroderma is rapidly progressive involvement of pulmonary, renal, or cardiac systems[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    Among patients with only one PNS, hypertension (p 0.012) and hypercalcemia (p 0.000) were related to advanced stage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In addition, there was a progression to a severe reduction in proximal muscle strength with severe dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] To the Editor: Hyperaldosteronism is the cause of about 0.5 to 2 percent of all cases of hypertension.[doi.org]

  • Fabry Disease

    All true Fabry patients had arterial hypertension (AHT), and one had hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , and hepatosplenomegaly; the juvenile form features a slowly progressive loss of intellect, hepatosplenomegaly, ataxia, myoclonic seizures, and spasticity; the neuronopathic[icd9data.com] , Kagoshima, Japan. yuasan@hotmail.com. 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Tarumizu Chuo Hospital, Tarumizu, Japan. 3 Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Hypertension[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Central Pontine Myelinolysis

    Pontine reversible oedema: a newly recognized imaging variant of hypertensive encephalopathy? AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2000 ; 21 : 243 –5.[jnnp.bmj.com] Case Report A 47-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with complaints of progressive dysphagia and dysarthria for a week, and this occurred just 2 days after he stopped[dx.doi.org] Risk factors for CPM in diabetics include association of diabetic nephropathy requiring dialysis, hepatitis C and hypertension ( 6 ).[edmcasereports.com]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    She was being treated with anti-hypertensives, hypocholesterolaemic agents and alendronate as therapy for the osteoporosis she was suffering from.[elsevier.es] We report a 64 year old Chinese-Malaysian woman who presented with progressive dysphagia and bilateral ptosis for about 6 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] dysphagia and bilateral blepharoptosis rather than peripheral muscular weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Candida Esophagitis

    Case Description: The patient is a 49 year-old male with history of hypertension that presents with a food impaction in his esophagus after eating steak.[omicsonline.org] She initially had dysphagia only for solid foods, but it has now progressed to liquids as well.[shmabstracts.com] Case Report We report a case of 70-year-old lady with history of hypertension was admitted to the hospital because of progressively worsening odynophagia to liquids and solid[ispub.com]

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