Possible Causes for Libman Sacks Disease in USA

  • Dementia
    Whipple Disease

    Dementia is a loss of cognitive abilities severe enough to interfere with normal activities of daily living. It is most common in elderly individuals, with advancing age being the strongest risk factor. The most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer disease (AD), but there are numerous other known causes. Most types…[1]

  • Neurologic Manifestation of Whipple Disease
    Whipple Disease
  • Cecum Diverticulum
    Cecal Disease
  • Cecal Volvulus
    Cecal Disease

    An intestinal volvulus is defined as a torsion of a certain part of the intestinal tract. In case of a cecal volvulus this torsion comprises the terminal ileum, the cecum itself and the ascending colon. The volvulus is associated with intestinal obstruction and tissue infarction that may lead to tissue gangrene and…[2]

  • Cranial Neuropathy
    Whipple Disease
  • Vitamin Deficiency
    Whipple Disease

    Micronutrient deficiencies, including vitamins and mineral deficiencies, are one of the major contributors to the global disease burden. Vitamin deficiencies increase the risk of infections and also cause premature death, poor health, blindness, stunted growth, mental retardation, learning disability and low work…[3]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome
    Whipple Disease

    Malabsorption is defined as a gastrointestinal alteration which seriously affects the ability to digest, absorb and transport nutrients across the gastrointestinal wall. The main effects of the presence of unabsorbed substances in the gastrointestinal tract are indicated as follows: Diarrhea. Diarrhea appears as…[4]

  • Retrocecal Appendicitis
    Cecal Disease
  • Cecal Adenocarcinoma
    Cecal Disease
  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome
    Bowen's Disease

    Paraneoplastic syndrome is a symptom complex resulting from a malignant neoplasm, but not resulting from the local presence of tumor cells. Paraneoplastic syndrome is usually associated with neurological dysfunctioning, endocrine and cutaneous disorders. The following are the signs and symptoms of the syndrome:…[5]

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References

  1. Dementia, Symptoma
  2. Cecal Volvulus, Symptoma
  3. Vitamin Deficiency, Symptoma
  4. Malabsorption Syndrome, Symptoma
  5. Paraneoplastic Syndrome, Symptoma