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27 Possible Causes for Postprandial Dyspnea

  • Diaphragmatic Hernia

    In our case, the stomach alone was involved; hence, the symptoms were suggestive of vague postprandial epigastric distress [11] .[] The main life-threatening complications are acute dyspnea caused by compression atelectasis, mediastinal shift, and strangulation and gangrene of the herniated viscera [6][]

  • Esophageal Achalasia

    Abstract Achalasia of the esophagus is a rare problem in children. It has been reported in siblings of consanguineous parents. Allgrove or AAA (triple-A) syndrome is an autosomal recessive condition associated with adrenal insufficiency, alacrima and achalasia of the oesophagus. We present two siblings with familial[…][]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Diagnosis of CHF requires the simultaneous presence of at least 2 major criteria or 1 major criterion in conjunction with 2 minor criteria. Major criteria: · Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea · Neck vein distention · Rales · Radiographic cardiomegaly (increasing heart size on chest radiography) · Acute pulmonary edema[…][]

  • Overeating

    Appetite. 2017 Jun 1;113:78-83. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2017.02.017. Epub 2017 Feb 16. Author information 1 University of Houston, Department of Psychological, Health and Learning Sciences, 491 Farish Hall, Houston, TX 77204, United States. 2 University of Houston, Department of Psychological, Health and Learning Sciences, 491[…][]

  • Delayed Gastric Emptying

    Delayed gastric emptying is also referred to as gastroparesis and describes the condition of a retarded passage of food from the stomach to the duodenum. The most frequently experienced symptoms are nausea, vomitus and stomach pain. Patients report a heightened perception of stomach distention and prolonged[…][]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Some people who have cardiomyopathy never have signs or symptoms. Others don't have signs or symptoms in the early stages of the disease. As cardiomyopathy worsens and the heart weakens, signs and symptoms of heart failure usually occur. These signs and symptoms include: Shortness of breath or trouble[…][]

  • Morbid Obesity

    OBJECTIVES: Pregnancy outcomes and infant growth and development are influenced by various prenatal and postnatal factors. Gestational weight gain (GWG) is an important indicator of pregnancy management and outcomes. Information about the interaction between prenatal obesity and depression on GWG among[…][]

  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula

    Esophageal atresia, with or without tracheoesophageal fistula, is a fairly common congenital disorder that family physicians should consider in the differential diagnosis of a neonate who develops feeding difficulties and respiratory distress in the first few days of life. Esophageal atresia is often associated with[…][]

  • Food Allergy

    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of home remodeling and food allergy (FA) on the development of atopic dermatitis (AD) in children. Methods: The Modified International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood questionnaire was used to survey 4,111 children recruited from 3[…][]

  • Bochdalek Hernia

    Postprandial dyspnea and epigastric pain are two of the common symptoms.[] That patient complained about epigastric pain associated with early satiety and postprandial vomiting for 2 weeks and a moderate form dyspnea.[] In our series, the commonest symptom was postprandial dyspnea and postprandial epigastric pain, seen in 3 of our 4 patients.[]

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