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Does Sarcoidosis Sometimes Cause A Cardiac Arrest
Yes: Cardiac involvement in sarcoid is not uncommon but most pts experience arrrhythmias that are usually self limited. However some pts cand develop extensive granulomatous infiltration of the heart conduction system and are at risk for suuden death defibrillators have been of some help. Also pts with advanced fibrosi can develop a rv cardiomyopathy with increased potential for arrest. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Sarcoidosis of the heart can block the electrical system and cause both arrhythmias and heart block which can lead to cardiac arrest. This is a very serious condition and sometimes requires a pacemaker or even an implantable defibrillator. Cardiology consultation and management is highly desirable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Something else: Nocturnal HTN or failure to have a "nocturnal dip" in BP signifies that BP elevation is due to something other than just garden variety essential htn. Such findings should prompt a search for the usual suspects - alcohol or drug use, renal artery stenosis, hyperaldosteronism, pheochromocytoma, obstructive sleep apnea, etc. ...Read more
I have restrict cardiomyopathy from cardiac sarcoidosis recently developed arrythmia and bp is now 180/78 with 58 pulse bradycardia, what is happenin?
Silica causes : sarcoid is caused exposure to silica silicones or sikicates silica is in the air the water in fallopian clamps pacemakers in ceramics in teeth as caps ...Read more
Waking with palpitations for the past week , while on oral steroid no systoms , is this possible cardiac sarcoidosis starting, also some s o breath?
I have sarcoidosis of the lungs but I'm having heart palps already had MRI my heart was fine but still having heart palps could MRI miss cardiac sarc?
Sarcoid: There are many causes of palpitations. Sarcoid in the lung could potentially cause them without heart involvement. MRI can miss sarcoid in the heart and even biopsy isn't 100%. You could have palps without having any sarcoid so delineating a cause may be difficult. I'd advise having a discussion regarding your concerns with your Doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Electrolytes: Bulimia lends itself to upsetting the normal chemistry in the blood which is needed to normal functioning of the heart. Not allowing the body to absorb nutrients prevents having the needed sodium and potassium levels. When this balance is off the heart may go into a toxic rhythm leading to death. ...Read more
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