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665 Possible Causes for Tachypnea, 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.[emedicine.medscape.com] 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[wikidoc.org] […] 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[emedicinehealth.com]

  • 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[syrianclinic.com] […] them to easy rupture and causing hemoptysis Dyspnea (25%) Extrinsic or intraluminal airway obstruction Activation of mechanoreceptors and chemoreceptors in lungs due to cachexia[epomedicine.com] If you suspect bronchogenic carcinoma, always look for clubbing, tar staining, cervical lymph nodes and radiation marks, and comment on cachexia.[syrianclinic.com]

  • Bronchiectasis

    […] disease (foreign body, adenoma, Tb) allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (proximal bronchiectasis) CLINICAL FEATURES History chronic cough purulent sputum Examination fever cachexia[lifeinthefastlane.com] Nutrition is an important factor in bronchiectasis patients as pulmonary cachexia can be present in advanced disease.[oncologynurseadvisor.com]

  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

    […] immunodeficiency virus, bovine immunodeficiency virus. acquired immunodeficiency see immune deficiency disease. cancer-associated immunodeficiency in general, associated with cachexia[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Adenosine Deaminase Deficiency

    Severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID) in patients with adenosine deaminase (ADA) deficiency is thought to result from increased levels of purine metabolites. We attempted to immunosuppress a patient with ADA deficiency and SCID using a continuous infusion of deoxyadenosine to obtain engraftment of a T[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acidosis

    Tachypnea in physiological response to metabolic acidosis can be an early sign.[calpoison.org] Physical examination revealed increased respiration and cachexia. Laboratory tests showed a lactic acid concentration elevated to 6.4 mM.[nature.com] Adrenal disorders: Adrenal insufficiency (primary or secondary) (high K ) Pseudoaldosteronism, type 1 Pseudoaldosteronism, type 2 (Gordon's syndrome) D.[pulmonologyadvisor.com]

  • Pulmonary Emphysema

    We report the case of 2-week-old female infant with cystic lung disease who presented with mild tachypnea and had no history of mechanical ventilation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Because of low cardiac output, however, the rest of the body suffers from tissue hypoxia and pulmonary cachexia.[emedicine.com] He was admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit with tachypnea and recessions, for which he was started on 5 cm nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP).[omjournal.org]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Progressive or more serious symptoms may include respiratory distress, tachypnea, cyanosis, use of accessory respiratory muscles, peripheral edema, hyperinflation, chronic[medicinenet.com] Because of low cardiac output, however, the rest of the body suffers from tissue hypoxia and pulmonary cachexia.[emedicine.medscape.com] Systemic inflammation has been a primary focus of research in the genesis of cachexia and weight loss in COPD.[doi.org]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    […] of developing pulmonary emboli, which can increase the hemodynamic burden on the right ventricle (RV) by further elevating RV systolic pressure, possibly causing fever, tachypnea[emedicine.com] Nutritional - eg, deficiencies of thiamine, selenium, carnitine, and obesity, cachexia.[patient.info] […] million, US; 400,000 new cases are diagnosed/yr Clinical Low-output 'forward CHF'–weakness, fatigue, lethargy, light-headedness, and confusion; in decompensated CHF, cardiac cachexia[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Classical symptoms of congestive heart failure and physical findings of tachycardia, tachypnea, rales in the lung bases and jugular venous distention make a diagnosis of cardiomyopathy[clinicaladvisor.com] There are five useful clinical signs to establish the presence and severity of cardiomyopathy: general appearance (cachexia and dyspnea at rest indicate severe impairment)[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] is most common in the first year of life 38–40 with about 20% presenting in the neonatal period. 40 Infants with D CM often present with symptoms of HF 13,39–42 such as tachypnea[revportcardiol.org]

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