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826 Possible Causes for Leg Edema, Progressive Dementia

  • Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

    . 2 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] Support stockings may be recommended for patients with leg edema (swelling).[ttrstudy.com] In some patients, a leptomeningeal form that include ataxia, spastic paralysis, seizures, dementia and visual disturbances as most important symptoms may be seen.[symptoma.com]

  • Amyloidosis

    Alzheimer's disease-like dementia and lobar intracerebral hemorrhage in some patients.[orpha.net] Patients may experience symptoms such as foamy urine or leg edema.[nyp.org] 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]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • Heart Failure

    The weakening of the heart's pumping ability causes Blood and fluid to back up into the lungs The buildup of fluid in the feet, ankles and legs - called edema Tiredness and[medlineplus.gov] […] instant meals delivering real nutrition, not junk calories Improve : Essential fatty acid phosphatidylserine (PS) is powerful prevention for memory loss, Alzheimer's and dementia[naturalnews.com] A weak heart pumps less blood to your kidneys and causes fluid and water retention, resulting in swollen ankles, legs, and abdomen (called edema ) and weight gain.[webmd.com]

  • Acute Renal 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]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    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] Bone, Joint, Muscle Brain, Nervous System Breathing Difficulties Burns Camping Cancer, Tumors Children's Health Cholesterol Cold and Flu CPR, Choking Cuts, Scrapes, Bruises Dementia[web.archive.org] As liver function decreases, fewer proteins such as albumin are produced resulting in fluid accumulation in the legs (edema) or abdomen (ascites).[liver.ca]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    A physical examination revealed bilateral leg edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients excluded from the interviews had one or more of the following medical conditions: advanced-stage cancer, severe pulmonary, cardiac, renal or hepatic diseases, dementia[hqlo.biomedcentral.com] Damage to your veins from the blood clot reduces blood flow in the affected areas, which can cause: Persistent swelling of your legs (edema) Leg pain Skin discoloration Skin[mayoclinic.com]

  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

    We report a case of a 94-year-old bedridden woman with past medical history of dementia, hypertension, pulmonary embolism, DVT, and atrial fibrillation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In nine patients with venous gangrene that underwent iliofemoral thrombectomy below knee had transmetatarsal amputation done after decreasing leg edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is characterized by the sudden onset of severe leg pain, massive edema, cyanosis, venous gangrene, compartment syndrome and arterial compromise, often followed by pulmonary[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Kidney Disease

    CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD) Dementia Predicts CKD Progression, Death in Type 2 Diabetes In type 2 diabetes patients, a dementia diagnosis preceded vascular events such as[renalandurologynews.com] Symptoms can include: Dry, itchy skin Nausea and vomiting Loss of appetite Fatigue Weight loss or weight gain Headaches Swelling in the legs (edema) Trouble sleeping Changes[health.ucsd.edu] 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]

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