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184 Possible Causes for Abdominal Pain, Ataxia, Metallic Taste

  • Lead Poisoning

    […] prolonged ingestion or inhalation of lead-containing material (e.g. contaminated water, paints, batteries). neuropsychiatric amnesia: short term memory poor concentration ataxia[radiopaedia.org] The diagnosis of lead toxicity is often delayed and abdominal pain is mistaken for acute abdomen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Very high levels of lead in the blood may cause personality changes, headaches, loss of sensation, weakness, a metallic taste in the mouth, uncoordinated walking, digestive[merckmanuals.com]

  • Thallium Poisoning

    The neurological sequelae one year afterwards are a flaccid paraparesis, cerebellar ataxia and mental impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A 21-year-old Black male with painful neuropathy, abdominal pain, tachycardia and encephalopathy developed striking scalp alopecia 1 week after admission.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Alopecia and painful neuropathy are its cardinal features, others being gastrointestinal disturbances, encephalopathy, tachycardia, ataxia, hepatorenal and cardiac damage[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mercury Poisoning

    She was discharged two days later with a diagnosis of acute cerebellar ataxia. During the following 18 days, the child's condition worsened, and she was rehospitalized.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Exposure to inorganic mercury generally causes development of a metallic taste, local oropharyngeal pain, nausea, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, colic abdominal pain, renal dysfunction[orpha.net] CASE PRESENTATION: A 36-year-old woman presented to the ED with a three-day history of abdominal pain, diarrhea and fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Inhalation of Cadmium Fumes

    Ataxia. Coma. Respiratory problems (pneumonitis and ARDS). Gastrointestinal upset (abdominal pain, gingivitis and stomatitis, nausea, vomiting).[patient.info] Ingested cadmium poisoning causes symptoms of: shock vertigo choking salivation dyspepsia convulsions abdominal pain muscle cramps nausea, vomiting loss of consciousness Breathing[healthblurbs.com] […] hemorrhage, cardiac depression, metabolic acidosis Hepatic cirrhosis Nontoxic: 300 µg/dL Severe: 500 µg/dL Deferoxamine Lead Nausea, vomiting, encephalopathy (headache, seizures, ataxia[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Ciguatera Poisoning

    […] circumoral paresthesias, painful paresthesias, reversed temperature sensation (i.e. hot objects feel cold and vice versa), dental pain, pruritus, arthralgias, myalgias, ataxia[symptoma.com] A 12-year-old Tongan female presented to our Emergency Department with mid-abdominal pain, nausea, change in mental status, and new-onset movement disorder after ingestion[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neurologic symptoms might include paresthesias, ataxia, and headache. Patients might also report myalgias, arthralgias, fatigue, dizziness, or generalized pruritus.[first10em.com]

  • Lithium Toxicity

    The severity of ataxia varies according to the extent of the lesion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms: Preliminary signs of acute lithium toxicity include nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain and seizures.[symptoma.com] Metallic taste in the mouth (usually wears off). Fine tremor. Thirst, polyuria, impaired urinary concentration - avoid fluid restriction. Weight gain and oedema.[patient.info]

  • Toxic Effect of Copper Salts

    According to the MedlinePlus website, symptoms of copper toxicity include nausea, vomiting, digestive discomfort, metallic taste, yellow skin and eyes, depression, anorexia[leaf.tv] […] hemorrhage, cardiac depression, metabolic acidosis Hepatic cirrhosis Nontoxic: 300 µg/dL Severe: 500 µg/dL Deferoxamine Lead Nausea, vomiting, encephalopathy (headache, seizures, ataxia[emedicine.medscape.com] The symptoms of copper toxicity include nausea, vomiting and abdominal and muscle pain.[xbrain.co.uk]

  • Lead Poisoning in Children

    Abstract Lead colic is a rare cause of abdominal pain. The diagnosis of lead poisoning is most often mentioned in at risk populations (children, psychotic).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Others may have symptoms like: headaches behavioral problems and trouble concentrating loss of appetite weight loss nausea and vomiting constipation a metallic taste in the[kidshealth.org] It may be revealed by a pseudo-surgical table “lead colic" with abdominal pain and abdominal defense.[panafrican-med-journal.com]

  • Cadmium Ingestion

    Ataxia. Coma. Respiratory problems (pneumonitis and ARDS). Gastrointestinal upset (abdominal pain, gingivitis and stomatitis, nausea, vomiting).[patient.info] Arsenic Symptoms include nausea or vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, garlic odor on breath, excessive salivation, headache, vertigo, fatigue, paresthesia, paralysis, kidney[diagnose-me.com] […] hemorrhage, cardiac depression, metabolic acidosis Hepatic cirrhosis Nontoxic: 300 µg/dL Severe: 500 µg/dL Deferoxamine Lead Nausea, vomiting, encephalopathy (headache, seizures, ataxia[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Heavy Metal Poisoning

    Additional symptoms include non-inflammatory degenerative disease of the nerves (polyneuropathy); impaired ability to coordinate voluntary movements (cerebellar ataxia); tremors[rarediseases.org] taste in mouth Mood swings Night sweats Parasites Skin problems Sore or receding gums How Do You Get Heavy Metal Poisoning?[lifeworkswellnesscenter.com] Patients may also have headaches or get a metallic taste in their mouths.[moriarty.com]

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