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44 Possible Causes for Immunodeficiency Is Progressive, Mild Hypoxemia

  • 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[] […] 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[] […] 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[]

  • Pneumonia

    Common symptoms of PCP include progressive shortness of breath, nonproductive cough, and low‐grade fever.[] Symptomatic, tissue invasive disease is rare and limited to immunocompromised individuals, mainly patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) before immune[]

  • Interstitial Lung Disease

    , we recommend that home oxygen therapy be prescribed (strong recommendation, very low-quality evidence). • For patients with cystic fibrosis who have both mild chronic hypoxemia[] A 61-year-old woman presented with longstanding cough and progressive dyspnoea.[] […] recommendation, very low-quality evidence). • For patients with interstitial lung disease who have mild chronic hypoxemia and either dyspnea on exertion or desaturation during[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Mild cases of croup (ie, laryngotracheobronchitis) may be managed at home with moist air inhalation.[] Appropriate antimicrobial therapy and close follow-up may be appropriate, because a simple URI may quickly progress to a systemic illness in immunocompromised patients.[] Laryngotracheitis Hospitalization may be necessary in patients with laryngotracheitis, especially in infants and young children who have hypoxemia, volume depletion, a risk[]

  • Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia

    hypoxemia, and clubbing.[] Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia is a rare, slowly progressive pulmonary disorder associated with autoimmune diseases, dysgammaglobulinemia, human immunodeficiency virus[] Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS); especially in children Monoclonal or polyclonal gammopathy Common variable immunodeficiency Idiopathic LIP accounts for 20% of[]

  • Bronchiolitis

    hypoxemia corrected by oxygen* (Sa02 90-93%) Hypoxemia, may not be corrected by oxygen* (Sa02 Apnoeic Episodes None May have brief apnoeas May have increasingly frequent[] History of underlying conditions, such as prematurity, cardiac disease, chronic pulmonary disease, immunodeficiency, or episodes of previous wheezing, should be identified[] A recent trial has called into question the role of mild hypoxemia in driving unnecessary hospitalizations.[]

  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome

    Data Synthesis: Mild hypoxemia is multifactorial and occurs in approximately one third of all patients with chronic liver disease.[] Clinical progression of hepatitis C virus-related chronic liver disease in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients undergoing highly active antiretroviral therapy.[] Mild hypoxemia occurs in approximately one third of all patients with chronic liver disease and is usually multifactorial.[]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Mild hypoxemia and mild respiratory alkalosis can occur in end-stage disease.[] […] with mice receiving fibroblasts from slowly progressing patients.[] The main cause for exercise-induced hypoxemia is ventilation-perfusion (V/Q) mismatching, as opposed to anatomic shunting or reduced diffusion capacity [ 20 ].[]

  • Secondary Pulmonary Interstitial Fibrosis

    […] daytime hypoxemia may be particularly vulnerable to desaturation during sleep because they often reside on the steep portion of the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve.[] […] spread after primary infection - cavitation, tuberculous pneumonia, or miliary TB - seen in infants / children and immunodeficient adults Secondary (Reactivation) Pulmonary[] […] well studied in chronic respiratory diseases such as COPD and lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), but it has been poorly studied in IPF. 40 , 41 It was shown that patients with mild[]

  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension

    These authors concluded that “PGI2 proved to be a nonselective vasodilator that caused mild hypoxemia.[] These include collagen vascular diseases, chronic thromboembolism, human immunodeficiency virus, portopulmonary hypertension, and other diseases.[] hypoxemia, low diffusing capacity, mild restriction What findings are more characteristic of secondary pulmonary hypertension than primary pulmonary hypertension?[]

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