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1

what is a sign of advanced autonomic failure

orthostatic hypotension

2

orthostatis hypotension is ____drop in SBP, ____drop in DBP

20; 10

3

most popular pharmacologic intervention for tx of orthostatic hypotensio

midodrine

4

autonomic failure of orthostatic hypotension, impotence, bladder/bowel dysfxn, reduced sweating, parkinsonism, cerebellar dysfxn

multi system atrophy AKA shy-drager syndrome

5

acute ascending paralysis, arreflexia, elevated CSF protein, tachyarrhytmia, bradycardia, urinary retention

guillain barre

6

pandysautonomia rapidly with progression over weeks, elevated CSF protein

acute autonomic neuropathy

7

malignancy with dysautonomia

paraneoplastic syndromes

8

most common type of paraneoplastic syndrome

lambert-eaton myasthenic syndrome

9

dysethesias, lancinating pain, autonomic neuropathy

subacute sensory neuropathy

10

abrupt constipation, crampy abdominal pain, vomiting

enteric neuronopathy

11

diabetic autonomic neuropathy presents with what sort of GI sx?

dysphagia, post prandial bp drop

12

diabetic autonomic neuropathy presents with what sort of sudomotor dysfxn?

dry, cold, shiny, hairless distal skin

13

postural related tachycardia without change in bp

postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

14

inappropriate sweating that tends to be familial

hyperhydrosis