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523 Possible Causes for Hyperviscosity

  • Multiple Myeloma

    Hyperviscosity: Emergent plasmapheresis B.[clinicaladvisor.com] Generalized malaise, fever, sluggish mentation, paresthesia, sensory loss, and infection can indicate hyperviscosity.[symptoma.com] Diuretic therapy should be avoided in patients with hyperviscosity.[cancertherapyadvisor.com]

  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

    Hyperviscosity can precipitate heart failure that is exacerbated by concomitant anemia.[clinicaladvisor.com] Of the immunoglobulin classes, IgM is most associated with hyperviscosity because of its pentamer structure.[hematology.org] Hyperviscosity syndrome is treated with plasmapheresis.[symptoma.com]

  • Heavy Chain Disease

    (AIIMS Nov 2013) A Hypercalcemia B Anemia C Hyperviscosity D Elevated alkaline phosphatase Maximum ESR is seen in : (AIIMS Nov 2014) A CHF B Polycythemia vera C Multiple myeloma[gradestack.com] Hyperviscosity. Nephrotic syndrome, cardiac failure, malabsorption. Peripheral neuropathies, carpal tunnel syndrome.[patient.info] Treatment of symptomatic patients includes chemotherapy and supportive therapy aimed at the correction of anaemia and hyperviscosity. Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia .[patient.info]

  • Polycythemia

    Hyperviscosity in polycythemia vera and other red cell abnormalities. Semin Thromb Hemost. 2003;29:451-58. INTERNET Besa EC, Woermann U. Polycythemia Vera. Medscape.[rarediseases.org] April 3, 2006; last updated December 17, 2017; expires December 17, 2020 This article includes discussion of polycythemia vera and its neurologic manifestations, erythremia, hyperviscosity[medlink.com] ., in hyperviscosity or thrombosis) is by phlebotomy (removal of blood from the circulation).[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    […] progression and metastasis.DVT is a recognised complicating factor of ovarian cancer which may adversely affect the course of the disease possibly as a component of this hyperviscosity[bjmp.org] […] activation of the coagulation cascade. 3 TF is frequently over-expressed in ovarian cancer tissue and there is research suggesting it influences tumour progression. 3,4 A hyperviscosity[bjmp.org]

  • Polycythemia Vera

    Hyperviscosity in polycythemia vera and other red cell abnormalities. Semin Thromb Hemost. 2003;29:451-58. INTERNET Besa EC, Woermann U. Polycythemia Vera. Medscape.[rarediseases.org] April 3, 2006; last updated December 17, 2017; expires December 17, 2020 This article includes discussion of polycythemia vera and its neurologic manifestations, erythremia, hyperviscosity[medlink.com]

  • Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance

    […] protein of 30g/L, 10% plasma cells on bone marrow biopsy, without associated end organ dysfunction (hypercalcaemia, lytic skeletal lesions, renal dysfunction, anaemia and hyperviscosity[rcpa.edu.au] No patient demonstrated signs of hyperviscosity retinopathy. Fluorescein angiography showed no definite leakage in any involved eye.[iovs.arvojournals.org] In addition to these findings, patients with IgM MGUS in association with hyperviscosity syndrome would be suspicious of having Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia.[cancertherapyadvisor.com]

  • Hepatitis B

    Consider a baseline assessment of blood viscosity in patients at risk for hyperviscosity.[drugs.com] […] or cardiovascular and/or thrombotic risk factors, patients with impaired cardiac output, coagulation disorders, prolonged immobilization, or patients with known/suspected hyperviscosity[drugs.com]

  • Chilblain

    Vasoconstriction produced by cold along with the hyperviscosity due to immunological abnormalities like hypergamm-aglobulinemia and rheumatoid factor are thought to lead to[ijdvl.com] Vasospasm, hyperviscosity, or (in some patients) autoimmunity may alternatively be responsible for the disease. The main treatment is keeping warm.[derm101.com] However, hyperviscosity may play more of a role in the development of secondary lesions.[jmedicalcasereports.com]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    Monitor for signs and symptoms of thrombosis and assess blood viscosity in patients at risk for hyperviscosity.[prnewswire.com] […] may include: advanced age, prolonged immobilization, hypercoagulable conditions, history of venous or arterial thrombosis, use of estrogens, indwelling vascular catheters, hyperviscosity[prnewswire.com]

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