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45 Possible Causes for Addison's Disease, Brittle Nails, Hyperreflexia

  • Hypoparathyroidism

    Signs and symptoms include muscle cramps, abdominal pain, dry skin, brittle nails, cataracts, tetany, and convulsions Condition produced by greatly reduced function of the[icd9data.com] Hyperreflexia. Other symptoms and signs depend on the aetiology: DiGeorge's syndrome : Recurrent infections due to T-cell immunodeficiency.[patient.info] ‘Doniach postulated that Addison's disease, thyrotoxicosis, myxoedema, pernicious anaemia, and hypoparathyroidism might have the same aetiology.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    Symptoms you may experience: Fatigue, weakness, irritability, pale skin, headaches, brittle nails, decreased appetite, increased susceptibility to infections, and a decreased[gluten.org] […] impaired ability to coordinate movement (ataxia), a positive Babinski sign (outward motion of the big toe caused by stroking the sole of the foot), and/or exaggerated reflexes (hyperreflexia[rarediseases.org] This case report demonstrates rather unique features of pernicious anemia in a patient with Addison's disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypocalcemia

    Tissue deterioration is reflected in dry scaly skin, hair loss and brittle nails and, after more than a year of chronic hypocalcaemia, cataracts can also be seen.[symptoma.com] Severe hypocalcemia with serum calcium 7 mg/dL ( 1.75 mmol/L) may cause hyperreflexia, tetany, laryngospasm, or generalized seizures.[merckmanuals.com] ’s disease Signs of Hyperkalemia - High Potassium Diarrhea LOC Changes -Apathy and Confusion Numbness in hands and feet Acidosis Bradycardia and Cardiac Arrhythmias leading[web.archive.org]

  • Graves Disease

    […] and nails, tremors, difficulty sleeping, and an overabundance of energy followed by extreme tiredness.[ibmilwaukee.com] HLA-B8, Dr3 association Often incited during stress e.g. childbirth, infection, steroid withdrawal Presentation Symptoms heat intolerance weight loss hyperactive diarrhea hyperreflexia[step2.medbullets.com] Skin and hair Deeply tanned skin with pigmentation of scars may indicate Addison’s disease.[endobible.com]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    nails Slow heart rate Irregular period Sensitivity to cold Constipation Carpal tunnel syndrome Treatment for hypothyroidism Levothyroxine sodium tablets (aka Synthroid) can[piedmont.org] […] despite a voracious appetite Irritability Poor sleep Hypertension Proptosis with lid retraction and stare Warm, flushed skin Microcephaly with craniosynostosis Frontal bossing Hyperreflexia[clinicaladvisor.com] This paper reports for the first time in the literature a case of multifocal oral melanoacanthoma in a patient diagnosed with Addison's disease and concomitant Graves' disease[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Autoimmune Hypoparathyroidism

    Symptoms of hypoparathyroidism may include tingling in the lips, fingers, and toes; dry hair, brittle nails, and dry, coarse skin; muscle cramps and pain in the face, hands[medicinenet.com] Severe hypocalcemia with serum calcium 7 mg/dL ( 1.75 mmol/L) may cause hyperreflexia, tetany, laryngospasm, or generalized seizures.[merckmanuals.com] We encountered two patients with hypoparathyroidism and other autoimmune conditions (Graves' disease and Addison's disease, respectively) in whom autoimmune destruction of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism

    Symptoms of hypoparathyroidism may include tingling in the lips, fingers, and toes; dry hair, brittle nails , and dry, coarse skin; muscle cramps and pain in the face, hands[medicinenet.com] Hyperreflexia. Other symptoms and signs depend on the aetiology: DiGeorge's syndrome : Recurrent infections due to T-cell immunodeficiency.[patient.info] I was also just diagnosed with Addison’s Disease in May of 2014.[globalgenes.org]

  • Thyroid Crisis

    nails -slow DTR's Hypoactive bowel sounds -puffy eyes increases TSH T4 low to nl -hyponatremia -hypoglycemia -Levothyroxine -average full replacement dose of levothyroxine[quizlet.com] Tremor, hyperreflexia Anxiety and fragile emotional states Frequent bowel movements Thyroid Storm is a severe form of thyrotoxicosis.[pedemmorsels.com] […] of addison's disease : anorexia, vomiting, abdominal pain, apathy, confusion, extreme weakness, and hypotension; if untreated these progress to shock and then death. aplastic[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Sotos Syndrome

    Some people with the syndrome have thin, brittle nails.[socialstyrelsen.se] アジソン Addison's disease アジソン病 ThomasAddison (1793 - 1860) Englishphysician Addison-Biermer アジソン・ビールメル Addison-Biermer anemia アジソン・ビールメル貧血 ThomasAddison (1793 - 1860) Englishphysician[jams.med.or.jp] Finger nails are usually deep and brittle.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anemia

    nails Desire to eat ice or other non-food things ( pica syndrome) Lightheadedness when you stand up Pale skin color Shortness of breath with mild activity or even at rest[medlineplus.gov] On presentation, 50% of patients have absent ankle reflexes with relative hyperreflexia at the knees. Plantars are initially flexor and later extensor.[web.archive.org] Addison T. Anemia: Disease of the suprarenal capsules. London Med Gazette . 1849. 8:517-518. Al-Shubaili AF, Farah SA, Hussein JM, et al.[emedicine.com]

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