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6,295 Possible Causes for valves

  • Patulous Eustachian Tube

    CONCLUSION: Patulous ET seems to be caused by a concave defect in the tubal valve's anterolateral wall.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It may be open or close like a valve to allow air flow and equalize pressure. With a patulous eustachian tube the valve is open for extended periods of time.[patientslikeme.com] […] breathing improved in 9 of 11 patients (81.8%), while voice autophony improved in 8 patients (72.7%); posterior cushion curvature became inverted and less wide, and the valve[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    The facemask was connected to the rebreathing bag via a three-way valve.[thorax.bmj.com] The three-way valve was switched at the end of expiration, so that the infant subsequently breathed from the rebreathing bag.[thorax.bmj.com]

  • Pneumonia

    Patients may have secretions in their upper airway that require suctioning and require assisted ventilation with a bag valve mask.[ems1.com] Waveform capnography can be used with a bag valve mask or advanced airway to determine airway patency and effective air exchange in the lungs.[ems1.com]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Called also myocardial ischemia . ileocecal insufficiency inability of the ileocecal valve to prevent backflow of contents from the cecum into the ileum. placental insufficiency[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] inadequate velopharyngeal closure , due to a condition such as cleft palate or muscular dysfunction, resulting in defective speech. venous insufficiency inadequacy of the venous valves[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Called also ischemic myocardial necrosis. hepatic insufficiency inadequate liver function, short of hepatic failure. ileocecal insufficiency inability of the ileocecal valve[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    These infections affect various areas of the body, including the throat, middle ear, sinuses, lungs, skin, tissue under the skin, heart valves, and bloodstream.[msdmanuals.com] Rashes and neurological problems also may occur, and people with rheumatic fever may have permanent damage to one or more heart valves.[humanillnesses.com] These gram-positive , sphere-shaped (coccal) bacteria cause many disorders, including strep throat, pneumonia, and wound, skin, heart valve, and bloodstream infections.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Inflammation of any segment of the ileum and the ileocecal valve. Inflammation of any segment of the small intestine.[icd10data.com]

  • Skin Infection

    MRSA can cause pneumonia or severe infections of the blood, bones, surgical wounds, heart valves, and lungs.[health.ny.gov] Endocarditis – Infection of the heart valves that can lead to heart failure. Osteomyelitis – Infection of the bones that causes severe inflammation.[staph-infection-resources.com] The areas it can spread to include the: esophagus heart valves intestines liver lungs Preventive measures as well as early treatment can go a long way in preventing candida[healthline.com]

  • Pharyngitis

    The first is a condition that can damage the heart valves, and the second can damage the kidneys.[askdoctork.com] […] longer) RF without carditis: 5 years or until age 21 (whichever is longer) Surgical Prophylaxis for patients with RF: only required for patients with carditis and synthetic valve[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] Severe rheumatic fever can result in damage to the valves of the heart. Epidemiology Pharyngitis is common worldwide.[atsu.edu]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Anatomic conditions can predispose to UTI: stasis or obstruction, posterior urethral valves, bladder or ureteral diverticulum, urinary tract stones, meningomyelocele, vesicoureteral[clinicaladvisor.com] "Genitourinary infection and barotrauma as complications of 'P-valve' use in drysuit divers" . Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine . 39 (4): 210–2. PMID 22752741 .[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Appendicitis

    The location of the base of the appendix is relatively constant, located roughly between the ileocecal valve and the apex of the cecum.[radiopaedia.org] Meckel's diverticula are located 60-100 cm from the ileocecal valve, typically in the right lower quadrant or lower central abdomen. 19 Inflammation occurs due to mucosal[jaocr.org] […] peptic ulcer ) enlarged normal appendix as almost 50% of asymptomatic patients can have an appendix diameter greater than 6 mm on CT 12 on CT, identify first the ileocecal valve[radiopaedia.org]

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