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245 Possible Causes for Leg Edema, Progressive Dementia

  • Multiple Myeloma

    Some cognitively normal patients present with rapid progression to profound dementia in a couple of years.[emedicine.medscape.com] A 75-year-old man presented with progressive leg edema, had nephrotic range proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, moderate renal failure, and occult blood in his urine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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

    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] Case report and management: We report a case in a 66-year-old patient with legs edema, inappetence and frothy urine for 2 weeks.[omicsonline.org] Case Presentation A 66-year-old male was admitted on March 2014, presenting with edema of legs, in appetence and frothy urine for 2 weeks.[omicsonline.org]

  • Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

    Support stockings may be recommended for patients with leg edema (swelling).[ttrstudy.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] Fluid balance – the 3Ds Fluid build- up due to heart stiffness causes leg swelling (edema) and breathlessness due to fluid in the lungs.[ttrstudy.com]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    […] found the three most common presentations of chronic subdurals to be symptoms of increased ICP, fluctuating drowsiness, and progressive dementia. 26 Presenting complaints[ahcmedia.com] We herein report the case of a 79-year-old man with IAD who presented with leg edema and pain in his extremities following a recent history of chronic subdural hematoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As noted above, presentations can be subtle or can mimic other disease processes such as worsening Parkinson’s disease or dementia.[ahcmedia.com]

  • Intermittent Hydrarthrosis

    CLN11 disease Progressive non-fluent aphasia Semantic dementia Acrokeratosis verruciformis of Hopf Acute fatty liver of pregnancy Autosomal recessive nonsyndromic intellectual[csbg.cnb.csic.es] , unspecified Approximate Synonyms Anasarca Ankle edema Ankle swelling Edema (swelling) Edema (swelling) leg Edema (swelling), arms and legs Edema of face Edema of foot Edema[icd9data.com] Susceptibility to viral and mycobacterial infections X-linked mendelian susceptibility to mycobacterial diseases due to IKBKG deficiency Behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia[csbg.cnb.csic.es]

  • Addison's Disease

    We described a 38-year-old woman of rapidly progressive dementia with white matter encephalopathy and death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A physical examination revealed leg edema, tachycardia, tachypnea, bilateral basal crepitations, and blood pressure 110/70 mmHg.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Adrenoleukodystrophy begins in infancy or childhood with weakness and spasticity and progresses to dementia, blindness and quadriparesis.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

  • Livedo Reticularis

    One month later, she developed edema on the legs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] His chief neurological manifestation was rapidly progressive dementia, which developed 6 years after the appearance of livedo reticularis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It affects young subjects, primarily women, and its neurological manifestations are TIAs, ischemic stroke, progressive dementia and epileptic seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    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] 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] Adrenomyeloneuropathy begins in adolescence or early adulthood with weakness, spasticity, and distal polyneuropathy but is milder and progresses more slowly.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Dopamine Agonist

    Diagnosis was: Parkinson disease with dementia, multiple system atrophy parkinsonian type, multiple system atrophy cerebellar type, progressive sopranuclear palsy, cortico-basal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, these drugs can induce bothersome leg swelling or edema in about 20 percent of patients.[clinicaltrials.gov] View Article PubMed Google Scholar Barquero-Jimenez MS, Dominguez-Salgado M: [Dementia in progressive supranuclear paralysis patients].[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com]

  • Hypotension

    Take a focused cardiac history: chest pain, shortness of breath, leg edema. 5.[clinicaladvisor.com] Lewy bodies in CNS, predominantly neocortical and limbic system Autonomic dysfunction occurs early in course; parkinsonism; progressive dementia precedes or accompanies parkinsonism[aafp.org] Circulatory dynamics in progressive autonomic failure (chapter 7) in Autonomic Failure (R. Bannister, Ed), Oxford, 1983. Thaisetthawatkul P and others.[dizziness-and-balance.com]

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