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COMMON PATIENT PRESENTATIONS

  1. Chest pain
  2. Abdominal pain
  3. Headache
  4. Back and Neck pain
  5. Fever, hyperthermia, chills and rash
  6. Pain and swelling of joints
  7. Syncope ( is defined  as a transient, sefl-limited loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone that is followed by spontaneous recovery. This definition excludes seizures, coma, shock, or other states of altered consciousness. Although most causes of syncope are benign, this symptom presages a life-threatening event in a small subset of patients.)
  8. Dizziness and Vertigo
  9. Acute visual loss and double vision
  10. Weakness and Paralysis
  11. Tremor and movement disorders
  12. Aphasias and related disorders
  13. Sleep disorders
  14. Dyspnea ( repiratory distress)
  15. Cough and hemoptysis
  16. Cyanosis
  17. Edema
  18. Nausea, vomiting and indigestion ( Indigestion (dyspepsia) is a vague feeling of discomfort in the upper belly or abdomen during or right after eating.)
  19. Weight loss
  20. Dysphagia
  21. Diarrhea ( is the condition of having three or more loose or liquid bowel movements per day-wiki), constipation, and malabsorption
  22. Gastrointestinal bleeding
  23. Jaudice and evaluation of liver function
  24. Ascites ( as hydroperitoneum)
  25. Azotemia ( hight levels of nitrogen- containing compounds, sush as urea, creatinine, various body waste compounds and other nitrogen-rich compounds in the blood) and urinary abnormalities
  26. Anemia and polycythemia
  27. Lymphadenopathy and slentomegaly
  28. Generalized fatigue
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