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2,561 Possible Causes for Wasting Syndrome, Weight Loss

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Nausea, loss of appetite, and vomiting. Urea in the gastric juices may cause upset stomach. This can lead to malnutrition and weight loss.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The same is true for individuals who have low muscle mass for other reasons, such as malnutrition, cachexia, or amputation.[emedicine.medscape.com] Treatment can also prevent and manage complications of CKD, such as: fluid overload congestive heart failure anemia brittle bones weight loss electrolyte imbalance Controlling[healthline.com]

  • Carcinoma of the Prostate

    (12 mg/kg; same schedule)   cisplatin (2.5 mg/kg/day; days 1 and 8) had a similar effect, but with lower weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical examination should be thoroughly performed and may reveal cachexia, adenopathy, or an overdistended bladder.[symptoma.com] […] marked by hypophosphataemia, renal phosphate wasting, bone pain, weakness, and fractures.[casereports.bmj.com]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    A 71-year-old male presented with nausea, diarrhoea and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most patients die of cachexia. 7. Rare cases show transformation into Carcinoma colon. Related post: Polyposis syndrome mnemonic[medicowesome.com] Gastrointestinal problems in Cronkhite–Canada syndrome include: Nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, and weight loss, often with cachexia (physical wasting and malnutrition[dermnetnz.org]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate

    Pancreas : Unintended weight loss, back and stomach pain, oily or light-colored stools, and itchy skin.[medicalnewstoday.com] Weight loss, cachexia. Signs Advanced disease: general malaise, bone pain, anorexia, weight loss, obstructive nephropathy, paralysis due to cord compression.[patient.info] Findings in patients with advanced disease may include the following: Cancer cachexia Bony tenderness Lower-extremity lymphedema or deep venous thrombosis Adenopathy Overdistended[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    On admission, the patient presented with weight loss, cough and hemoptysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] -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] Case 2 A 53-year-old female smoker presented with shortness of breath and weight loss.[endocrine-abstracts.org]

  • Cachexia

    Weight loss grade 0 represents a high BMI with limited weight loss, progressing through to weight loss grade 4 representing low BMI and a high degree of weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Recent studies point to medicinal cannabis as helpful in treating cachexia (wasting syndrome). What Is Cachexia (Wasting Syndrome)?[citiva.com] Weight loss from ACS is not the same as weight loss during starvation.[doi.org]

  • Eating Disorder

    Differences persisted regarding depression and mental HRQoL until 12 months after surgery, except in the areas weight loss and eating disorders.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] PubMed, Google Scholar Le Roux C.W, Ghatei M.A, Gibbs J.S& Bloom S.R. 2005 The putative satiety hormone PYY is raised in cardiac cachexia associated with primary pulmonary[doi.org] People who suffer from this disorder intentionally avoid eating and often starve themselves in order to achieve an excessive amount of weight loss.[pritikin.com]

  • Congenital Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

    loss (lymphadenopathy syndrome); other malignancies; and healthy homosexuals with laboratory evidence of immunologic dysregulation. 3,4 Copyright 1983 by the American Academy[pediatrics.aappublications.org] syndrome - persistent weight loss of 10%, downward crossing of two or more percentile lines on the weight-for-age chart in a child older than 1 year, accompanied by either[symptoma.com] Stage 4: HIV wasting syndrome; extrapulmonary tuberculosis; Pneumocystis carinii pneumoniae, Candidiasis of the oesophagus, trachea, bronchi or lungs; toxoplasmosis of the[slideshare.net]

  • Pyloric Obstruction

    Abstract A 16-month-old dog was presented with chronic vomiting, anorexia, progressive weight loss, and melena.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These symptoms tend to lead to dehydration, malnutrition and weight loss, and these are distinguished from cancerous cachexia, which accompanies advanced malignancy.[apm.amegroups.com] Patients with GOO can present with nausea, post-prandial vomiting, early satiety, dehydration, abdominal bloating, weight loss, and epigastric tenderness.[cancertherapyadvisor.com]

  • Esophageal Stenosis

    We report a case of a 56-year-old woman with a history of allogenic bone marrow transplantation for two years, complaining with dysphagia and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] darting pains, the distressing dysphagia on taking food or drink, the presence of blood in the ejected food, and, above all, the gradual emaciation, the yellow, waxy, sodden cachexia[henriettes-herb.com] It is, however a serious medical problem that may require otolaryngologic intervention because of life-threatening dysphagia and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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