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236 Possible Causes for Prolactin Increased, Wasting Syndrome

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    The same is true for individuals who have low muscle mass for other reasons, such as malnutrition, cachexia, or amputation.[] Uremia Uremia (urine constituents in blood) is a clinical syndrome caused by progressive accumulation of nitrogen waste products among patients with kidney failure who with[] […] products or uremic poisons), and restless legs syndrome; chest pain due to pericarditis (inflammation around the heart); bleeding (due to poor blood clotting); bone pain[]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    -Look for Homer's syndrome and wasting of the small muscles of the hand. · Patient 2 has signs of pleural effusion on one side. · Patient 3 shows signs of unilateral collapse[] […] them to easy rupture and causing hemoptysis Dyspnea (25%) Extrinsic or intraluminal airway obstruction Activation of mechanoreceptors and chemoreceptors in lungs due to cachexia[] If you suspect bronchogenic carcinoma, always look for clubbing, tar staining, cervical lymph nodes and radiation marks, and comment on cachexia.[]

  • Hypoglycemia

    A CASE REPORT: The authors describe a case of a 39-year-old female with so far untreated advanced AN, admitted to hospital due to profound hypoglycemia (17 mg/dl), cachexia[]

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Bromocriptine was started with 1.25 mg/day and increased to 5 mg/day.[] 6,448 5,479 - - Breast Cancer 674 656 689 721 743 644 51,103 1.6% (0.09%) Breastfeeding, Lactation and Breast Milk 92 77 83 72 - - Burden of Illness 80 85 109 100 103 90 - - Cachexia[] Over-utilized or “wasted” diagnostic tests associated with this diagnosis.[]

  • Acute Renal Failure

    […] such as Bartter's syndrome.[] Alternatively renal' wasting of potassium causing chronic hypokalaemia can arise from primary or secondary hyperaldosteronism, diuretic use or abuse and primary tubular disorders[]

  • Renal Cell Carcinoma

    Cachexia, defined as the presence of at least 1 of these findings, was noted in 35.3% of patients.[] Consideration should be given to expanding the ECOG-PS to include measures for cachexia when applied to patients with RCC. References 1 : Cancer statistics, 2002.[] Thrombocytosis, cachexia, or secondary amyloidosis may develop.[]

  • Addison's Disease

    Prolactin may be increased in newly diagnosed celiac children and adolescents and decreases after 6 months of gluten-free diet.[] A young Marshallese woman presented with the insidious development of fever, cough, fatigue, profound weakness, massive weight loss, cachexia, alopecia, amenorrhea, and periumbilical[] Another possible cause of adrenocortical insufficiency in patients with AIDS is the use of megestrol acetate (Megace) as an appetite stimulant to stem HIV wasting disease.[]

  • Small-Cell Carcinoma of the Lung

    […] of superior cervical sympathetic ganglion leads to Horner syndrome: Loss of sympathetic control of Muller muscle that elevates the upper eyelid leads to partial ptosis Loss[] […] them to easy rupture and causing hemoptysis Dyspnea (25%) Extrinsic or intraluminal airway obstruction Activation of mechanoreceptors and chemoreceptors in lungs due to cachexia[] Tumour originates in the apical portion of the lung Occurs in 5% of non-small cell lung cancer Invasion of brachial plexus causes pain and muscle wasting of arm and hand Invasion[]

  • Pituitary Adenoma

    Some women produce breast milk even though they are not breastfeeding ( galactorrhea ) because of a related increase in prolactin.[] Postoperative pituitary dysfunction may include adrenal insufficiency, diabetes insipidus, syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone, and cerebral salt wasting syndrome[] […] of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone; CSWS, cerebral salt wasting syndrome.[]

  • Carcinoma of the Prostate

    However, elevated levels of luteinizing hormone and of testosterone:dihydrotestosterone ratios were associated with mildly increased risk. [9] 5-alpha reductase The Prostate[] Clinical examination should be thoroughly performed and may reveal cachexia, adenopathy, or an overdistended bladder.[] […] marked by hypophosphataemia, renal phosphate wasting, bone pain, weakness, and fractures.[]

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