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8,994 Possible Causes for Episodic, Confusion

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    The patient developed four episodes of UTI within a seven-month period after IUD insertion.[] Acute confusion is a common symptom of physical illness in the older patient. In the majority, it is transient and resolves on treatment of precipitants.[] In at least four episodes, the diagnosis and treatment would have been delayed if urine analysis had not been performed.[]

  • Pneumonia

    The proportion of pneumonia episodes appropriately treated with antibiotics cannot be accurately assessed using current DHS and MICS surveys.[] A patient's mental state may be confused or delirious.[] For the elderly, confusion is often the most prominent sign. In children under 5, the typical signs and symptoms are fever, fast or difficult breathing and cough.[]

  • Dementia

    Between episodes, he was amnestic but otherwise well.[] These include restlessness and agitation, depression, anxiety, forgetfulness and confusion.[] “Depression seems more evident in adulthood, but it’s usually episodic.[]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    OBJECTIVE: A 4.5-year follow-up study was conducted to characterize baseline verbal episodic memory (VEM) and its behavior and to assess the effects of relapsing-remitting[] NMDAR encephalitis in MS is a rare condition, which can be easily confused with a new onset psychotic episode.[] During each episode, he had CT brain done and was labelled as having recurrent embolic strokes.[]

  • Arteriovenous Malformation

    Six months after the treatment, the patient has reported no further episodes of gastrointestinal bleeding and his hemoglobin has remained stable.[] The patient presented with several weeks of progressive confusion and memory deficits.[] Since our patient's initial bleeding episode, a variety of advanced tools have become widely available to aid in the localisation of OGIB.[]

  • Meningitis

    Here we review the case of a female patient who began with lymphocytic hypophysitis eight years ago and has since presented several episodes of hypertrophic pachymeningitis[] Other symptoms are nausea, vomiting, inability to look bright lights, confusion, irritability and confusion. In babies, there will be a characteristic high-pitched cry.[] Multilevel vertebral hemangiomas: two episodes of spinal cord compression at separate levels 10 years apart.[]

  • Sunburn

    RESULTS: More than two-thirds (70.4%) of respondents reported at least one episode of sunburn in the past 12 months, and one in 10 respondents reported at least one episode[] Terms used on sunscreen labels can be confusing. The protection provided by a sunscreen is indicated by the sun protection factor (SPF) listed on the product label.[] It is especially important to prevent sunburn in childhood due to the higher relative risk of skin cancer across the life span compared to risk associated with sunburn episodes[]

  • Influenza

    He recovered fully in-between the episodes, and no further episodes have occurred since discontinuation of seasonal influenza vaccination.[] Abstract We present a case involving an 85-year-old man with acute confusion and new onset seizure following a 1-week history of respiratory prodrome.[] RANBP2 is a genetic polymorphism associated with recurrent episodes of necrotizing encephalitis with respiratory viral infections.[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Recurrent febrile URI and exacerbations were defined as two or more episodes within the previous 6 months.[] That makes these contagions easy to recognize but dangerous because it is easy to confuse a dangerous one with a minor ailment.[] However, confusion occurs when trying to define the differences between these illnesses all of which have common symptoms.[]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    These historical 'episodes' have informed current strategies that may lead to eventual control of epidemic meningococcal meningitis. Copyright 2012 Elsevier Ltd.[] Its symptoms also include confusion, or irritability in infants, and a stiff neck.[] The most common symptoms include high fever, headaches, neck stiffness, confusion, nausea, vomiting, lethargy and/or rashes.[]

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