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116 Possible Causes for Absent Ankle Reflex, Acute Respiratory Failure, Nausea

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    CASE REPORT: An 82-year-old woman presented with acute ascending flaccid paralysis and acute respiratory failure.[] F waves implicates nerve root involvement delayed/absent H reflex correlates with decreased/absent ankle reflex MRI cauda equina gandolinium enhancement in acute cases DIfferential[] The most common adverse effects of pazopanib include diarrhea, fatigue, and nausea, but neuropathic complication has not been documented.[]

  • Hypokalemia

    She presented with marked hypophosphatemia, hypokalemia, acute renal failure and acute respiratory failure.[] A 54-year-old woman presented with a history of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and recurrent episodes of severe hypokalemia requiring hospitalization.[] During admission, he had severe acute respiratory failure secondary to bilateral pneumonia.[]

  • Poliomyelitis

    Abstract During the poliomyelitis epidemics of the last century hospitals were inundated with patients in acute respiratory failure.[] The most common include For abortive poliomyelitis fever (up to 103º F) decreased appetite nausea and/or vomiting sore throat not feeling well constipation abdominal pain[] […] limb to quadriplegia, respiratory failure, and rarely, death.[]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Goldenberg and Steven White, Neuromuscular Disorders and Acute Respiratory Failure: Diagnosis and Management, Neurologic Clinics, 30, 1, (161), (2012).[] Most people with PN have reduced or absent ankle reflexes (involuntary responses to a stimulus).[] Common side effects of tramadol include: nausea dizziness constipation sweating dry mouth confusion headache vomiting[]

  • Hyperkalemia

    His hospital course was complicated by the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome, severe sepsis, acute renal failure, placement of a tracheostomy, and recurrent[] The patient presented with continuous tachycardia, palpitations, chest tightness, progressive nausea, irritability, progressive myasthenia gravis.[] Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation for treatment of respiratory failure due to severe acute exacerbations of asthma.[]

  • Familial Periodic Paralysis

    […] of life (60% of cases have onset aged 16 years) with susceptible individuals experiencing sudden onset of perioral numbness; weakness; centrifugal paralysis, often with nausea[] My potassium has been as low as 2.1 during an attack and it causes nausea and vomiting.[] Barium poisoning has been reported as a result of accidental contamination of foodstuffs with soluble barium. 25 Onset of symptoms is rapid, with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea[]

  • Botulism

    […] tetraparesis and respiratory failure hypotonia head lag ptosis reduced facial expression reduced suck and swallow loss of reflexes slowly improves after weeks Adult intestinal[] Deep tendon reflexes were weakly evoked at biceps and ankles while pathological reflexes were absent. Blood tests showed unremarkable results.[] Therefore, the classical diagnostic pentad of botulism (dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, dysphagia, diplopia, fixed dilated pupils) may be of limited sensitivity in single cases[]

  • Thallium Poisoning

    Ankle reflex was lost bilaterally. He had profound dysautonomia. The blood pressure from supine to sitting declined by 30/20 mm Hg; sinus arrhythmia was absent.[] He had health-fanatic patients who had been experiencing symptoms like fatigue, brain fog, digestive troubles, nausea, and skin and hair issues—all symptoms of low-level thallium[] […] deficiency symptoms of potassium can be signs of thallium toxicity such as: Potassium deficiency – Rapid irregular heart beat, muscle weakness, pins and needles, irritability, nausea[]

  • Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

    Acute hypercapnic respiratory failure due to thyrotoxic periodic paralysis. Am J Med Sci 2004;327:264–7. Web of Science Google Scholar 20.[] […] of life (60% of cases have onset aged 16 years) with susceptible individuals experiencing sudden onset of perioral numbness; weakness; centrifugal paralysis, often with nausea[] Acute Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure due to Thyrotoxic Periodic Paraly- sis. Am J Med Sci 2004;327(5):264–267. Wendorf M, Goldfine ID. Archaeology of NIDDM.[]

  • Hypermagnesemia

    Admission serum magnesium levels and the risk of acute respiratory failure. Int J Clin Pract. 2015 Nov. 69 (11):1303-8. [Medline].[] Signs include weakness, paralysis, drowsiness, confusion, bradycardia, hypotension, nausea, and vomiting.[] Clinical manifestations were nausea and vomiting (92), dyspnea and palpitation (72 each), cyanosis (54), hypotension (32) and shock (46) etc.[]

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