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28 Possible Causes for Agitated Delirium, Hypertension, Variable Hypoglycemia

  • Hypoglycemia

    On hospital day 8 the patient developed hypertensive emergency and was taken to the operating room for exploratory laparotomy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Glycemic variability portends increased risk for hypoglycemia and should be a focus of further research.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hyperinsulinemia can also result from in utero or perinatal stress (eg, maternal hypertension, prematurity, small for gestational age, hypoxia, Caesarian delivery). [5] These[emedicine.com]

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    delirium, to deep coma with decerebrate posturing.[medlink.com] […] encephalopathy 2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code Type 1 Excludes alcoholic encephalopathy ( G31.2 ) encephalopathy in diseases classified elsewhere ( G94 ) hypertensive[icd10data.com] This highly variable prognosis is exemplified by patients that get encephalopathy from hypoglycemia.[medicinenet.com]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    The definition of hypertension has continuously evolved over the last 50 years. Hypertension is currently defined as a blood pressure greater than 140/90mmHg.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This highly variable prognosis is exemplified by patients that get encephalopathy from hypoglycemia.[medicinenet.com] The case report of a patient with hypertensive encephalopathy is presented here.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myxedema

    […] to prevalence of the effect of alpha-adrenergic receptors, increased catecholamines, and increased systemic vascular resistance, causing some patients to have diastolic hypertension[emedicine.com] Serum potassium levels are extremely variable. Blood glucose levels are generally in the normal range, but severe hypoglycemia can occur.[emjournal.net]

  • Encephalopathy

    delirium, to deep coma with decerebrate posturing.[medlink.com] […] past because of hypertensive crises.[stroke.ahajournals.org] This highly variable prognosis is exemplified by patients that get encephalopathy from hypoglycemia.[medicinenet.com]

  • Insulinoma

    The possible etiology of hypertension induced by an insulinoma is catecholamine release in response to hypoglycemia, which may cause acute hypertension through activation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A somatostatin analog, octreotide (100 to 500 mcg sc bid to tid), is variably effective and should be considered for patients with continuing hypoglycemia refractory to diazoxide[merckmanuals.com] Blood glucose at intake can be highly variable, depending on when (and what) the ferret last ate.[mspca.org]

  • Lead Encephalopathy

    […] encephalopathy a complex of cerebral phenomena such as headache, convulsions, and coma that occur in the course of malignant hypertension. hypoxic encephalopathy encephalopathy[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] This highly variable prognosis is exemplified by patients that get encephalopathy from hypoglycemia.[medicinenet.com] Caution is needed in children with renal impairment, hypertension, or G6PD deficiency.[pharmacytimes.com]

  • Hypoglycemic Encephalopathy

    The individual findings that cause a clinician to refer to a person as having encephalopathy include intellectual disability, irritability, agitation, delirium, confusion,[en.wikipedia.org] Methods/Design: A single case report Results: 59 y/o AAF with history of diabetes and hypertension was found unresponsive with GCS of 3, and blood glucose of 49.[neurology.org] […] may have variable clinical presentations.[ijcasereportsandimages.com]

  • Toxic Encephalopathy

    delirium, to deep coma with decerebrate posturing.[medlink.com] The main clinical manifestation is headache accompanied by intracranial hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This highly variable prognosis is exemplified by patients that get encephalopathy from hypoglycemia.[medicinenet.com]

  • Cerebral Malaria

    Agitation and confusion may develop after patient has recoverd from coma.[neurologyindia.com] Here we present a model in which the ultimate cause of death from CM is severe intracranial hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Autopsy findings are highly variable. 5, 12 The parasite produces an iron-based hemoglobin by-product, hemozoin, which often discolors the brain surface.[ajnr.org]

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