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38 Possible Causes for Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Some Patients May Be Clinically Asymptomatic

  • Acute Gastritis

    Chronic gastritis as a primary disease, such as H pylori- associated chronic gastritis, may progress as an asymptomatic disease in some patients, whereas other patients may[emedicine.com] The clinical course may be worsened when patients develop any of the possible complications of H pylori infection, such as peptic ulcer or gastric malignancy. [25] H pylori[emedicine.com]

  • Atrial Flutter

    Some patients may be asymptomatic. Others may present with stroke, overt heart failure, or cardiovascular collapse.[aafp.org] Presentation Atrial fibrillation has a wide spectrum of clinical presentations.[aafp.org] Myocarditis Pericarditis Valvular disease Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome Noncardiac Alcoholism Cor pulmonale Drug abuse Hyperthyroidism Pneumonia Pulmonary embolism Sleep apnea Clinical[aafp.org]

  • Foodborne Disease

    However, asymptomatic farmers and pigeon breeders may have positive precipitin test results. 75 Conversely, some patients with clinically confirmed hypersensitivity pneumonitis[doi.org]

  • Acute Superior Mesenteric Artery Insufficiency

    may be asymptomatic Thrombus formation in addition to progressive stenosis can lead to acute-on-chronic mesenteric ischemia acute mesenteric ischemia Clinical features Some[amboss.com] patients may be asymptomatic (see “Pathophysiology”) So-called ' abdominal/ intestinal angina ' Recurrent, dull, postprandial epigastric pain usually within the first hour[amboss.com] […] intestinal metabolic demand postprandial pain If only one main artery is affected, collateral connections between the arteries can form and compensate for the reduced flow patient[amboss.com]

  • Intestinal Infarction

    may be asymptomatic Thrombus formation in addition to progressive stenosis can lead to acute-on-chronic mesenteric ischemia acute mesenteric ischemia Clinical features Some[amboss.com] patients may be asymptomatic (see “Pathophysiology”) So-called 'abdominal/intestinal angina' Recurrent, dull, postprandial epigastric pain usually within the first hour after[amboss.com] […] intestinal metabolic demand postprandial pain If only one main artery is affected, collateral connections between the arteries can form and compensate for the reduced flow patient[amboss.com]

  • Mesenteric Infarction

    may be asymptomatic Thrombus formation in addition to progressive stenosis can lead to acute-on-chronic mesenteric ischemia acute mesenteric ischemia Clinical features Some[amboss.com] patients may be asymptomatic (see “Pathophysiology”) So-called ' abdominal/ intestinal angina ' Recurrent, dull, postprandial epigastric pain usually within the first hour[amboss.com] […] intestinal metabolic demand postprandial pain If only one main artery is affected, collateral connections between the arteries can form and compensate for the reduced flow patient[amboss.com]

  • Mesenteric Vein Thrombosis

    Patients may be asymptomatic or may present with unspecific abdominal pain.[karger.com] In some cases, PVT or MVT is incidentally found during abdominal imaging that was performed for other reasons.[karger.com] Symptoms of Acute PVT/MVT Diagnosis of an acute PVT/mesenteric vein thrombosis (MVT) based on clinical findings is often challenging.[karger.com]

  • Viral Hepatitis

    patients with cirrhosis are asymptomatic, others develop life-threatening complications.[emedicine.medscape.com] The clinical illnesses of chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis may take months, years, or decades to evolve.[emedicine.medscape.com] Perz et al estimated that 57% of cirrhosis and 78% of hepatocellular carcinoma worldwide was attributable to chronic infection with either hepatitis B or C. [8] Although some[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Tachyarrhythmia

    Some patients may be asymptomatic. Others may present with stroke, overt heart failure, or cardiovascular collapse.[web.archive.org] Presentation Atrial fibrillation has a wide spectrum of clinical presentations.[web.archive.org] Myocarditis Pericarditis Valvular disease Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome Noncardiac Alcoholism Cor pulmonale Drug abuse Hyperthyroidism Pneumonia Pulmonary embolism Sleep apnea Clinical[web.archive.org]

  • Porphyria

    Some display an asymptomatic clinical pattern, while others may present with acute or sub-acute chronic symptoms.[signavitae.com] In AIP patients with chronic high excretion, the ratio is approximately 2.0.[signavitae.com] Patients presenting with acute crises often have several-fold increases in PBG above the reference interval, usually 10 times the upper reference limit.[signavitae.com]

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