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156 Possible Causes for Agitated Delirium, Hyperkalemia, Sweating

  • Malaria

    Delirium, agitation, and even transient paranoid psychosis may develop as the patient recovers consciousness.[] […] in parts of asia, africa, central and south america, oceania, and certain caribbean islands; characterized by extreme exhaustion associated with paroxysms of high fever, sweating[] […] days after the mosquito bites, the victim will suffer from headache; fatique; nausea; hard, shaking chills with a fever that lasts from 12 to 24 hours; rapid breathing and sweating[]

  • Heat Stroke

    Hot weather August 2016 The Oregonian/OregonLive/File No. 1: It can alter your mental state Heatstroke can cause confusion, agitation, slurred speech, irritability, delirium[] Laboratory studies with dogs have demonstrated heat stroke-induced sinoatrial node dysfunction in the setting of hyperkalemia.[] […] glands to produce more sweat.[]

  • Malignant Hyperthermia

    Muscle rigidity, hypercarbia, and hyperkalemia were not observed.[] Clinical manifestations include: CO 2 increase, tachycardia, haemodynamic instability, metabolic and respiratory acidosis, profuse sweating, hyperpyrexia, CPK increase, myoglobinuria[] […] uncontrolled sarcoplasmic calcium release via functionally altered calcium release receptors, resulting in hypoxemia, hypercapnia, tachycardia, muscular rigidity, acidosis, hyperkalemia[]

  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    Muscular rigidity Sweating High fever Instability of the autonomic nervous system Unstable blood pressure Changes in cognition Agitation Delirium Coma Neuroleptic Malignant[] Succinylcholine-induced hyperkalemia complicating the neuroleptic malignant syndrome .[] Symptoms include high fever, sweating, unstable blood pressure, stupor, muscular rigidity, and autonomic dysfunction.[]

  • Electrolytes Abnormal

    Hyperkalemia Pφ Severe hyperkalemia is a life-threatening emergency, requiring immediate treatment.[] The fact that the sweat glands do not retain salt effectively in hot weather, during salt restriction or when DCA is administered, points to a disturbance in the sweat glands[] Hyperkalemia Several concepts in hypokalemia are relevant to hyperkalemia.[]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Spurious hypoglycemia, hyperkalemia and hypoxemia in chronic hemolytic anemia. Isr J Med Sci. 1990 Nov. 26(11):606-10. [Medline]. Jokinen CH, Swaim WR, Nuttall FQ.[] Severe hypoglycemia eventually lead to glucose deprivation of the central nervous system resulting in hunger; sweating; paresthesia; impaired mental function; seizures; coma[] Extreme fatigue, especially when the symptoms of shakiness, dizziness, or sweating are present, could be a warning sign of reactive hypoglycemia.[]

  • Hyponatremia

    The laboratory findings showed severe hyponatremia, hyperkalemia, and renal dysfunction. The patient started inotropic support and antibiotics.[] Many experts also feel that very large sodium losses in sweat, as a result of high sweat rates over long periods of time and/or the very high sweat sodium concentrations seen[] DeFronzo RA (1980) Hyperkalemia and hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism. Kidney Int 17: 118-134. Bankir L, Bardoux nP, Ahloulay M (2001) Vasopressin and diabetes mellitus.[]

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    Sweating. There may be increased sweat on the head, but the skin does not feel warm to the touch. More often, the skin may feel cool or clammy.[] Symptoms of ARDS include: Sudden breathlessness Rapid breathing Dizziness Rapid heart rate Excessive sweating These symptoms are a result of fluids collecting within the lungs[]

  • Cardiac Glycoside Poisoning

    Hyperkalemia or hypokalemia can be observed.[] Additional symptoms include lethargy, circumoral flush, dialated pupils, drooling, sweating, shaking, and ashy coloring.[] Nicotiana spp (tobacco) ingestion, inhalation or transdermal exposure is possible nicotinic syndrome: GI symptoms, sweating, tachycardia, hypotension, tremor, seizures Psychotropic[]

  • Dehydration

    Hyperchloremia was the commonest electrolyte disorder (53.8%), followed by hyperkalemia (26.9%) and hypernatremia (17.3%).[] A 37-year-old Caucasian male died of dehydration and heat exposure following a sweat lodge ceremony in outback Australia.[] Newborn Burns, Thermal Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Diabetes Insipidus Diabetic Ketoacidosis Diarrhea Eating Disorder: Anorexia Enteroviral Infections Gastroenteritis Hyperkalemia[]

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