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18 Possible Causes for Kidney Failure, Unable to Make a Fist

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    There is also a slight increase in the risk of cancer.Survival rates have greatly increased with effective treatment for kidney failure.[en.wikipedia.org] Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.co.uk] Complications can include: heart failure cancer kidney failure high blood pressure Treatments for SS have drastically improved in the past 30 years.[healthline.com]

  • Diffuse Scleroderma

    Heart failure Scarring of the lungs, called pulmonary fibrosis High blood pressure in the lungs (pulmonary hypertension) Kidney failure (scleroderma renal crisis) Problems[nlm.nih.gov] Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.co.uk] Kidney problems may lead to high blood pressure and, if untreated, kidney failure. Lung damage is the leading cause of death with this condition.[arthritis.org]

  • Tubulointerstitial Nephritis-Uveitis Syndrome

    On physical exam, the patient was unable to make a fist and had clinical evidence of bilateral synovitis of her second and third proximal interphalangeal (PIP) and distal[the-rheumatologist.org] She had also proteinuria; hematuria; aciduria; kidney failure and grade I hypertensive retinopathy.[omicsonline.org] It causes the kidneys to work less well and can cause severe kidney failure.[edren.org]

  • Scleroderma

    Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.co.uk] Heart failure Scarring of the lungs, called pulmonary fibrosis High blood pressure in the lungs (pulmonary hypertension) Kidney failure (scleroderma renal crisis) Problems[nlm.nih.gov] Kidney problems may lead to high blood pressure and, if untreated, kidney failure. Lung damage is the leading cause of death with this condition.[arthritis.org]

  • Radial Nerve Palsy

    failure.[webmd.com] […] causes, including exposure to certain toxins such as with alcohol abuse, poor nutrition (particularly vitamin B deficiency), and complications from diseases such as cancer or kidney[webmd.com]

  • Median Neuropathy

    Blood tests can sometimes tell if it's due to metal poisoning, diabetes, a vitamin deficiency, kidney failure, or a genetic disease.[bodyandhealth.canada.com] […] to make a fist.[en.wikipedia.org] […] disease, unspecified 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Chronic renal disease Chronic renal failure NOS Chronic renal insufficiency Chronic uremia NOS[icd10data.com]

  • Hypotrichosis - Lymphedema - Telangiectasia with Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis

    Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.info] KIDNEY FAILURE.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] High blood pressure can be troublesome and can lead to kidney failure (renal crisis).[medicinenet.com]

  • Pulmonary Scleroderma

    Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.info] Not only can it affect the skin, but it also can affect many internal organs, hindering digestive and respiratory functions, and causing kidney failure.[my.clevelandclinic.org] More-serious effects of kidney complications may include renal crisis, which involves a sudden increase in blood pressure and rapid kidney failure. Heart.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Limited Cutaneous Systemic Scleroderma

    ., lung fibrosis and kidney failure) tends to be less severe than in systemic sclerosis.[link.springer.com] Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.info] The patient may also have bloating of the abdomen, indigestion, loss of appetite, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, chest pain, lung congestion, kidney failure etc.[differencebetween.net]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    Some people with stomach ulcers, asthma, high blood pressure, kidney failure, or heart failure may not be able to take anti-inflammatory painkillers.[patient.info] Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com]

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