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167 Possible Causes for Pallor, Progressive Polyneuropathy, Pruritus

  • Multiple Myeloma

    […] to multiple myeloma The initial presentation occasionally is a polyneuropathy when it is part of a POEMS syndrome (mostly the sclerotic form).[radiopaedia.org] A physical examination revealed generalized pallor and dehydration but no signs of abdominal peritoneal irritation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her pruritus resolved, but the lesions persisted. Footnotes Competing interests: None declared. This article has been peer reviewed.[cmaj.ca]

  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

    Neuropathy is typically slowly progressive, distal, symmetrical, and sensorimotor.[emedicine.medscape.com] However, the patient also reported a one-year history of painful pallor in his digits; therefore, further rheumatologic workup for presumed Raynaud’s phenomenon was requested[the-rheumatologist.org] On examination, the patient was of average build with pallor. There were no significant palpable peripheral lymph nodes or any cutaneous lesions.[pancreas.imedpub.com]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    We report a fatal case of severe chronic progressive axonal polyradiculoneuropathy in association with this antibody.[doi.org] Low hemoglobin, fatigue, pallor, cold intolerance. Increase in the number of WBC's? What is acanthosis nigricans? Darkened area of abnormally thick skin.[quizlet.com] This 59-year-old man developed ophthalmoplegia, dysarthria, dysphagia, pruritus, ataxia, corticobulbar and corticospinal signs in association with prostate cancer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    The neurological signs are often a progressive spastic paraparesis, cerebellar ataxia, polyneuropathy, and cognitive impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    […] due to systemic sclerosis Progressive systemic sclerosis Scleredema Scleredema buschkes Scleroderma Scleroderma induced by chemical, including drugs Scleroderma of lung Scleroderma[icd9data.com] Even among patients who do not experience all of the skin changes associated with Raynaud’s phenomenon, most report digital pallor 11 (see Figure 3).[mdedge.com] The steroids help with the pruritus and may lead to some lesional thinning.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    MSA is a progressive, adult-onset disorder characterized by a combination of autonomic dysfunction, parkinsonism, and ataxia.[emedicine.medscape.com] Don't have her stand if she develops signs and symptoms of hypotension, such as dizziness, light-headedness, or pallor while sitting.[journals.lww.com] Systematic reviews In 7 prospective studies (n 325), Parsaik et al. (2013) found that there was a statistically significant increase in the risk of piloerection, scalp pruritus[nice.org.uk]

  • Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy

    Said G (1981) Progressive centripetal degeneration in polyneuropathies [French] . Rev Neurol 137 : 573–588 9.[nature.com] Face Pallor. Reduced or absent sweating. Vision Blurring of vision. Tunnel vision. Light sensitivity. Difficulty focusing. Reduced lacrimation.[patient.info] Sudomotor (sweat gland system) features are anhidrosis, pruritus, dry skin, limb alopecia, calluses, heat intolerance, gustatory sweating Endocrine organ system is represented[symptoma.com]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    peripheral neuropathy, and spinal degeneration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 9-year-old boy presented with knuckle hyperpigmentation and oral ulcers for 3 years, pallor and easy fatigability for 6 months, gait abnormalities for 3 months, and abnormal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Developmental delay or regression, pallor, skin hyperpigmentation, and sparse brown hair were present in all.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vasculitis

    Neuropathy Sensory or Sensory-Motor General patterns Mononeuritis multiplex (13%) Asymmetric polyneuropathy (85%) Distal symmetric polyneuropathy (2%) More slowly progressive[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] For 3 months, he was having digital ischemia affecting the left 2nd and 3rd digits in the form of pallor and gangrenous discoloration with a preceding history of a pinpoint[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The lesions may be asymptomatic or associated with burning, pruritus, or pain.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Hypotension

    MSA is a progressive, adult-onset disorder characterized by a combination of autonomic dysfunction, parkinsonism, and ataxia.[emedicine.medscape.com] 6 Tips to Prevent a Heart Attack The most common symptoms of hypotension are: Dizziness, blurred vision, vertigo Nausea and vomiting Pallor Chest pain Fainting Difficulty[steptohealth.com] Adverse effects include piloerection, pruritus, and paresthesia.[aafp.org]

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