Disease Information for Ayerza/mountain sickness syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Plethora/Red face/Ruddy look
Bilateral ankle swelling
Bilateral leg edema/swelling
Blue lips
Clubbing
Clubbing of fingers/toes
Clubbing with Cyanosis
Cyanosis
Exertional syncope/presyncope
P2 increased/P2 Greater than A2 (adult)
P2 sound accentuated
Presyncope
Right ventricular heave
Right ventricular S3 gallop
Dry skin/scaling dry skin
Facial erythema
Facial flushing/Beet red
Flushing
Pruritis Itching
Hepatosplenomegaly
Palpable Liver/Hepatomegaly
Edema of Lower Extremities
Drowsiness/somnolence
Fatigability
Lethargy/torpor
Dyspnea
Dyspnea at rest
Dyspnea on exertion
Shortness of breath/SOB
Chronic Fatigue
Chronically ill patient/signs
Enervated/extreme acute fatigue
Fatigue
Fatigue Tiredness Exhaustion
Total body pain/truncal/extremities
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Congestive heart failure Child
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Mountanous areas
Established Disease Population
Patient/Ayerza/Chronic mountain sickness
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Bicarbonate, serum (Lab)
Carbon Dioxide Total Content/CO2
pO2, arterial blood (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Hematocrit (Lab)
Hemoglobin (Lab)
RBC/2,3 Diphosphoglycerate
RBC/Red Blood Count (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
Bone Marrow/Hypercellular
Isotope Scan
Isotope/RBC mass increased/chromium 51 labeled
Electrodiagnosis
Pulse oximetry/low O2 saturation
EKG (ECG)
EKG/P Wave > 2.5 mV inferior leads (ECG)
EKG/Peaked tall P Waves 2,3,F leads (ECG)
EKG/P-Pulmonale pattern (ECG)
EKG/R pattern V1-V3
EKG/Right-axis deviation (ECG)
EKG/Right atrial hypertrophy signs (ECG)
EKG/Right ventricular hypertrophy signs (ECG)
X-RAY
Xray/Enlarged right atrium/Chest
Ultrasound
Echo/Pulmonary artery hypertension
Echo/Right Atrium Chamber Large
Echo/Right atrium increased volume/diameter
Angiography
Angios/Right atrium enlarged/Heart
Heart cath/Left atrium enlarged
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Polycythemia vera
Associated Disease & Complications
Ayerza's/Chronic mountain sickness
Carotid body tumor
Cor pulmonale
Depression
Depression/secondary to illness
Edema
Hypoxemia
Hypoxia, systemic
Polycythemia
Pulmonary edema
Pulmonary embolism
Pulmonary hypertension
Pulmonary hypertension, secondary
Right congestive heart failure
Right ventricular failure
Right ventricular hypertrophy
Thromboembolic disease
Thrombophlebitis Arm/Deep Vein
Thrombophlebitis, deep vein
Xeroderma
Heart Failure in a Child
Right Atrial Hypertrophy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Erythrocyte disorder (ex)
CLASS/Hematologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Pulmonary hypertension with polycythemia
Process
PROCESS/Electromagnetic/physics trauma (category)
PROCESS/Eponymic (category)
PROCESS/High altitude disorder (ex).
PROCESS/Pathophysiologic disorder (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Andes disease, Chronic mountain sickness, Chronic mountain sickness (disorder), Monge, Monges disease, Monge's disease, Mountain sickness chronic, Synonym/Arrillaga-Ayerza syndrome, Synonym/Black cardiac disease, Synonym/Cardiopathia nigra syndrome, Synonym/CMS/chronic mountain sickness, Synonym/Monge's disease, Synonym/Mountain sickness, chronic, Synonym/Plexogenic pulmonary arteriopathy, Synonym/Pulmonary arteriolosclerosis syndrome
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Phlebotomy.
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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