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hypothyroidism: Who gets it most?

females

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hypothyroidism: What are some of the symptoms?

- fatigue
- weight gain
- cold intolerance
- menstrual irregularities
- hair loss
- brittle nails

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hypothyroidism: What may be present in a systems review?

- bradycardia
- pallor
- obesity
- proximal muscle weakness
- hypo-reflexive
- dry skin

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Lyme disease is often associated with exposure to

ticks

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Lyme disease may result in these s/s

- fatigue
- fever
- chills
- peripheral neuritis
- erythema
- migraines
- rash

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What may happen in the later stages of Lyme disease?

- cranial neuropathies
- encephalitis
- neck stiffness with cervical flexion

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What is polymyalgia rheumatica?

inflammatory disorder that causes muscle pain and stiffness of the shoulder, neck, and hips

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What is the cause of polymyalgia rheumatica?

unknown - possibly viral

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How does polymyalgia rheumatica develop?

possibly in seasonal cycles

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age of onset for polymyalgia rheumatica?

average: ~73 y.o.

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What may polymyalgia rheumatica also occur along with?

temporal arteritis

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What is temporal arteritis

serious condition that causes inflammation of the linings of the arteries

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Who gets polymyalgia rheumatica more often?

females

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Most common s/s of polymyalgia rheumatica

- B pain and stiffness
- fatigue
- weight loss
- low grade fever
- diffuse edema
- possible pitting edema

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polymyalgia rheumatica: Where would pitting edema occur?

dorsum of hands/feet

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Who commonly gets statin related myopathies?

- advanced age
- women more than men
- frail health
- immunosuppressed

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s/s statin related myopathies

- weakness
- muscle edema
- generalized muscle aching/pain

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