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30 Possible Causes for Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium, Hypokalemia, Polyuria

  • Hypokalemia

    MayoClinic.com: Low potassium (hypokalemia) MedicineNet.com: Low Potassium (Hypokalemia) eMedicineHealth.com: Low Potassium (Hypokalemia) Content of Selected Foods per Common[en.wikipedia.org] Last time we reviewed the proposed mechanisms by which hypercalcaemia can induce polyuria.[renalfellow.org] […] tremens from severe alcohol withdrawal Excess loss of potassium from diarrhea or sweating Copyright Nucleus Medical Media, Inc.[health.cvs.com]

  • Hypomagnesemia

    Hypokalemia events were related to malnutrition (odds ratio, 2.79; 95% confidence interval, 1.09-7.14; P .045).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] calcium at the level of ascending limb of loop of Henle, characterized by hypomagnesemia, hypercalciuria and nephrocalcinosis, known as "Manz syndrome," who presented with polyuria[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In this report, we present a seven-year-old girl with polyuria and polydipsia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

    Here, we present a case of a heart donor with severe electrolyte imbalance, specifically severe hypokalemia, and severe hypernatremia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypocalcemia Lethargy, weakness, depressed deep tendon reflexes, bone pain, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, constipation, polyuria, hypercalciuria, renal calculy/ flank pain,[memorize.com] […] hypomagnesemia t widened hypercalcemia t tall hyperkalemia hypomagnesemia t inverted hypokalemia shallow, flat u prominent hypokalemia[allnurses.com]

  • Dehydration

    This disease is characterized by minimal proteinuria, hyperuricemia, hypokalemia and reduced glomerular filtration rate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The hallmarks of dehydration include thirst and neurological changes such as headaches, general discomfort, loss of appetite, decreased urine volume (unless polyuria is the[en.wikipedia.org] Hyponatremia, hypokalemia and hypochloremia were present in 10.6%, 7.7%, and 10.6% cases, respectively.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alkalosis

    Idiopathic adipsic hypernatremia (AH) is a rare disorder associated with hypokalemia and alkalosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For example, hypokalemia results in weakness, polyuria, myalgia, and serious sequelae such as cardiac arrhythmias while hypocalcemia produces remarkable findings that include[symptoma.com] […] become life-threatening under certain aggravating conditions. [ 10 ] True Bartter's syndrome patients usually present aged 5 years with signs of vascular volume depletion, polyuria[patient.info]

  • Hyponatremia

    Carbamazepine was discontinued, fluid restriction ordered, and hypokalemia was corrected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Review of symptoms revealed polydipsia and polyuria.[jaoa.org] […] occurs after prolonged alcohol or sedative use, a condition known as delirium tremens. [18] Infections [ edit ] Infection with the pork tapeworm, which can cause neurocysticercosis[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Thyroid Crisis

    In contrast to MH, hypokalemia is very common in thyroid storm.[openanesthesia.org] A comparison of plasma vasopressin measurements with a standard indirect test in the differential diagnosis of polyuria. N Engl J Med 1981; 305: 1539-46. ‎[books.google.es] Monitor laboratory and diagnostic studies: Serum potassium Rationale: Hypokalemia resulting from intestinal losses, altered intake, or diuretic therapy may cause dysrhythmias[rnpedia.com]

  • Hypertension

    Abstract We describe a case of apparent mineralocorticoid excess (hypertension, hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis and low plasma renin activity) secondary to itraconazole therapy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] neonatal hypertension: Congenital Mesoblastic Nephroma (CMN) is a rare renal tumor in childhood and has been reported with palpable abdominal mass, hypertension, hematuria, polyuria[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The abdominal bruit discovered at the clinical examination and the hypokalemia, together with the mild impairment of the renal function raised the suspicion of an existing[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Psychosis

    An association is documented between hypokalemia and an acute psychotic decompensation in a patient with chronic schizophrenia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Urinary and Reproductive) Effects: Impotence, delayed and premature ejaculation, testicular swelling, priapism, increased or decreased libido, virginal itching, enuresis, polyuria[goodtherapy.org] ‘And the number hospitalised with alcohol psychoses - delirium, shaking, or memory loss - has risen by more than a third since 1997-98.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com]

  • Rhabdomyolysis

    The association with Coeliac Disease (CD) has been rarely reported and in these cases muscular damage was imputed to hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Volume resuscitation with polyuria should be continued until myoglobinuria is cleared as supported by a negative urinary dipstick for blood.[academic.oup.com] Alcohol withdrawal, along with delirium tremens and seizures, may be additional factors.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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