or ischemia (heart attack or reduced coronary arterial blood flow)
the development of granulomatous lesions (cause unknown) in the
heart, bones, lungs, etc
deposition of a near transparent waxy material due to degeneration
of body tissues in chronic disease (see figures
73a, 73b, 74, 76, 77).
deposition of iron into tissue
vascular disease (arteritis, periarteritis nodosa, etc.)
lupus erythematosis: chronic disease involving multiple organs
like the skin, connective tissue, kidneys, spleen, heart, gastro
intestinal tract, etc.
arthritis: chronic inflammation of the joints and some organs,
of unknown cause, possibly related to abnormal immune mechanisms.
Scleraderma: chronic inflammatory process causing severe increase
in connective tissue in organs, skin, etc., cause unknown.
muscular dystrophy (abnormal, inherited disease of muscles, with faulty
development of degeneration of muscles)
of congenital heart disease
disease: a chronic wasting disease caused by a parasite (Trypanosoma
Cruzi), prevalent in Central and South America.
secondary to dental procedures causing infection in the blood
stream, illicit drug injections into veins, etc.
mediated syndromes (i.e. vomiting, sleeping, etc.)
Carotid-sinus hypersensitivity: from vagus innervation hypertonicity
disturbances: coughing, micturition, defecation, vomiting
blockers: inderal, atenolol, etc.
Calcium-channel blockers: procardia, verapamil, diliatezern
for heart failure, atrial fibrillation, etc.
agents: pronestyl, quinidine, etc.
(abnormally low thyroid hormone in the blood stream)
disorders (affecting autonomic nervous system)