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484 Possible Causes for Leg Edema, Progressive Dementia

  • Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

    Support stockings may be recommended for patients with leg edema (swelling).[ttrstudy.com] […] b Department of Biological Sciences for Intractable Neurological Diseases , Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Shinshu University , Matsumoto , Japan. 3 c Department of Dementia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical features include seizures, stroke-like episodes, dementia, psychomotor deterioration, variable amyloid deposition in the vitreous humor.[malacards.org]

  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    Petersen RB et al. (1997) Transthyretin amyloidosis: a new mutation associated with dementia. [ ] 38.[moldiag.com] During this observation period, the level of IgE gradually increased and, at 2 years after the initial diagnosis, bilateral leg edema and ascites with marked hepatosplenomegaly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Central nervous system amyloid includes beta protein amyloid (found in Alzheimer's dementia) and prion protein amyloidosis (found in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease).[patient.info]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    A 65-year-old male with liver cirrhosis of alcoholic etiology was admitted to hospital with bilateral leg edema, ascites, and marked weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other manifestations of adrenoleukodystropy begin in infancy or childhood with weakness and spasticity and the disorder progresses rapidly to dementia, blindness and quadriparesis[clinicaladvisor.com] Adrenomyeloneuropathy begins in adolescence or early adulthood with weakness, spasticity, and distal polyneuropathy but is milder and progresses more slowly.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Dialysis Dementia

    Swelling(edema) of lower legs. Swelling of face or around the eyes especially in the morning.[patientsengage.com] […] compounds in the dialysis fluid), and is marked especially by motor and speech disturbance (as dysarthria and myoclonus), progressive dementia, and seizures[merriam-webster.com] The proposal that PGD(2)S contributes to progression of renal failure and dialysis dementia is based on: (1) the progressive creatinine-like increase in PGD(2)S levels in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • TTR Amyloidosis with Cardiomyopathy

    Oculoleptomeningeal Amyloidosis (OA) Dementia; Psychosis; Visual problems; Headache; Seizures; Myelopathy; Paresthesia; Hydrocephalus; Intracranial hemorrhage.[ceparm.com] Advanced ATTR-CMP is associated with abdominal fullness, leg edema, and jugular vein distention. Affected individuals may also suffer from arrhythmia.[symptoma.com] Clinical features include seizures, stroke-like episodes, dementia, psychomotor deterioration, variable amyloid deposition in the vitreous humor.[malacards.org]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    CASE PRESENTATION: A 75-year-old man presented with progressive leg edema, had nephrotic range proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, moderate renal failure, and occult blood in his[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dementia or Psychiatric Illness/Treatment. Degree of dementia and prognosis should be serious considerations in determining treatment options for myeloma.[clinicaladvisor.com] This may result in a condition called nephrotic syndrome, where there is excess protein in the urine and the lower legs can become swollen (also called “edema”).[amyloidosis.org]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    Education The future of medicine is female 2017 was first time more women entered medical school than men Community Generous gift boosts UNTHSC’s dementia research Donation[hsc.unt.edu] Arms and legs (extremities) . The physican and nursing staff will check the patients arms and legs for edema at the time of diagnosis and throughout treatment.[encyclopedia.com] […] include: Anemia Bleeding from the stomach or intestines Bone, joint, and muscle pain Changes in blood sugar Damage to nerves of the legs and arms ( peripheral neuropathy ) Dementia[mountsinai.org]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    A greater number of patients had history of aspiration pneumonia and dementia, and there was a higher age, N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide level in the DG compared[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications include swelling of the legs (edema), kidney problems and fluid in the lungs.[hopkinsmedicine.org] Article Populations and Interventions for Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Systematic Review This evidence review found that palliative care improves outcomes for cancer, dementia[rand.org]

  • Goodpasture Syndrome

    It can lead to... 28 Members Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia and characterized by progressive cognitive deterioration with[dailystrength.org] […] in the legs (edema swelling) Tests to diagnose the syndrome Urinalysis.[quizlet.com] (swelling of the legs) High blood pressure Bleeding from the lungs Anemia How is Goodpasture Syndrome Diagnosed?[dovemed.com]

  • Chronic Kidney Disease

    In particular, vascular cognitive disorders 3 – 8 are important because of the staggering financial and social tolls of cognitive impairment and dementia, costs that will[doi.org] Once the kidney is severely damaged, the symptoms of CKD can include: swelling around your eyes, called periorbital edema swelling of your legs, called pedal edema fatigue[healthline.com] Edema can occur in the legs, feet, or ankles, and less often in the hands or face.[niddk.nih.gov]

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