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431 Possible Causes for Patient Appears Chronically Ill, Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension

  • Cardiac Amyloidosis

    Orthostatic hypotension can be severe and difficult to manage. Fitted waist-high elastic stockings and midodrine are helpful.[cjasn.asnjournals.org] Patients with recurrent syncope may require permanent pacemaker implantation, and ventricular arrhythmias usually are treated with amiodarone and, in some patients, implantable[cjasn.asnjournals.org]

  • Amyloidosis

    Orthostatic hypotension can be severe and difficult to manage. Fitted waist-high elastic stockings and midodrine are helpful.[doi.org] Patients with recurrent syncope may require permanent pacemaker implantation, and ventricular arrhythmias usually are treated with amiodarone and, in some patients, implantable[doi.org]

  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    recurrent inflammation. 57 Supportive treatment of specific symptoms Although symptoms of dysautonomia are rare in AA amyloidosis, severe orthostatic hypotension may lead[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Orthostatic hypotension can be severe and difficult to manage. Fitted waist-high elastic stockings and midodrine are helpful.[doi.org] […] to recurrent syncope.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Familial Dysautonomia

    The latter leads to severe hypotension and may later trigger syncopes due to orthostatic hypotension.[symptoma.com] ) and gastrostomy tube placement; labile BP with orthostatic hypotension, supine hypertension, and several hypertensive crises per week; syncopal episodes necessitating pacemaker[cjasn.asnjournals.org] FD patients present developmental disorders that manifest in early childhood in the form of feeding problems, frequent vomiting, recurrent infections of the respiratory tract[symptoma.com]

  • Substance Abuse Problems

    Abstract Hospital-wide rumors and anecdotal reports had suggested that there was a potentially serious problem of alcohol and drug abuse among the psychiatric patients of this hospital. The authors describe a systematic, evaluative approach which gave direct and detailed information on the nature and extent of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The concept of "structural plasticity" has emerged as a potential mechanism in neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases such as drug abuse, depression, and dementia. Chronic alcoholism is a progressive neurodegenerative disease while the person continues to abuse alcohol, though clinical and imaging studies show[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    A 19-month-old girl with a history of asthma and atopic dermatitis presented to her pediatrician because of parental concerns of pallor and fatigue. On dietary history, it was discovered that she was a picky eater and consumed 26 oz of homogenous milk daily. Her physical examination was unremarkable aside from[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Diabetes Mellitus

    BACKGROUND: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus is a serious metabolic disease that is often associated with vascular complications. There are 1.9 million people living with Diabetes in Ethiopia; diabetes mellitus is found to be the ninth leading cause of death related to its complications. Although the rate of vascular[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    We report two cases of perioperative rehabilitation for abdominal cancer patients aged 75 years and older with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Case 1 was a 75-year-old man with COPD and 52-year history of smoking 30 cigarettes per day. The patient was diagnosed with gastric cancer and[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Consistently reported risk factors for poor prognosis are older age, more chronic illness, having a comorbid psychiatric disorder and holding a belief that the illness is[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also referred to as chronic fatigue immune deficiency syndrome, is a disabling illness characterized by persistent fatigue accompanied by rheumatologic[aafp.org] As the definition becomes more stringent the prognosis appears to worsen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension

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