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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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[step2.medbullets.com] The most common adverse effects of pazopanib include diarrhea, fatigue, and nausea, but neuropathic complication has not been documented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypokalemia

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

  • Poliomyelitis

    Abstract During the poliomyelitis epidemics of the last century hospitals were inundated with patients in acute respiratory failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[childrenshospital.org] […] limb to quadriplegia, respiratory failure, and rarely, death.[wwwnc.cdc.gov]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

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

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented with continuous tachycardia, palpitations, chest tightness, progressive nausea, irritability, progressive myasthenia gravis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation for treatment of respiratory failure due to severe acute exacerbations of asthma.[doi.org]

  • 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[mdedge.com] My potassium has been as low as 2.1 during an attack and it causes nausea and vomiting.[globalgenes.org] 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[mdedge.com]

  • 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[lifeinthefastlane.com] Deep tendon reflexes were weakly evoked at biceps and ankles while pathological reflexes were absent. Blood tests showed unremarkable results.[ann-clinmicrob.biomedcentral.com] Therefore, the classical diagnostic pentad of botulism (dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, dysphagia, diplopia, fixed dilated pupils) may be of limited sensitivity in single cases[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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.[pmj.bmj.com] 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[firstwefeast.com] […] 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[naturalhealthgroup.com.au]

  • 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.[degruyter.com] […] 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[mdedge.com] 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.[revistas.unimilitar.edu.co]

  • Hypermagnesemia

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

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