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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).[] […] b Department of Biological Sciences for Intractable Neurological Diseases , Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Shinshu University , Matsumoto , Japan. 3 c Department of Dementia[] Clinical features include seizures, stroke-like episodes, dementia, psychomotor deterioration, variable amyloid deposition in the vitreous humor.[]

  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    Petersen RB et al. (1997) Transthyretin amyloidosis: a new mutation associated with dementia. [ ] 38.[] 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[] Central nervous system amyloid includes beta protein amyloid (found in Alzheimer's dementia) and prion protein amyloidosis (found in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease).[]

  • 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.[] Other manifestations of adrenoleukodystropy begin in infancy or childhood with weakness and spasticity and the disorder progresses rapidly to dementia, blindness and quadriparesis[] Adrenomyeloneuropathy begins in adolescence or early adulthood with weakness, spasticity, and distal polyneuropathy but is milder and progresses more slowly.[]

  • Dialysis Dementia

    Swelling(edema) of lower legs. Swelling of face or around the eyes especially in the morning.[] […] compounds in the dialysis fluid), and is marked especially by motor and speech disturbance (as dysarthria and myoclonus), progressive dementia, and seizures[] 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[]

  • TTR Amyloidosis with Cardiomyopathy

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

  • 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[] Dementia or Psychiatric Illness/Treatment. Degree of dementia and prognosis should be serious considerations in determining treatment options for myeloma.[] 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”).[]

  • 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[] 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.[] […] 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[]

  • 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[] Complications include swelling of the legs (edema), kidney problems and fluid in the lungs.[] 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[]

  • 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[] […] in the legs (edema swelling) Tests to diagnose the syndrome Urinalysis.[] (swelling of the legs) High blood pressure Bleeding from the lungs Anemia How is Goodpasture Syndrome Diagnosed?[]

  • 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[] 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[] Edema can occur in the legs, feet, or ankles, and less often in the hands or face.[]

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