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106 Possible Causes for Alkalosis, Dyspnea with Sudden Onset

  • Asthma

    Her attacks are characterized by the relatively sudden onset of dyspnea; they are more frequent in the spring and fall, when they are often preceded by symptoms of rhino-conjunctivitis[] In the early stages of acute, severe asthma, analysis of arterial blood gases usually reveals mild hypoxemia, hypocapnia and respiratory alkalosis.[] In the early stages of an acute episode, respiratory alkalosis results from hyperventilation.[]

  • Atelectasis

    […] breath sounds, and decreased fremitus over the affected lung References: [2] Diagnostics Arterial blood gas analysis : hypoxemia, potentially low PaCO 2, and respiratory alkalosis[]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    Consecutive patients with clinically suspected pulmonary embolism, defined as a sudden onset of dyspnea, sudden deterioration of existing dyspnea, or sudden onset of pleuritic[] […] strain S1Q3T3 presence of S wave in lead I and Q wave and inverted T wave in lead III T-wave inversions in V1-V4 Arterial blood gas findings hypoxemia hypocapnia respiratory alkalosis[] “In summary, we found that the most reliable indicator of patients with PE is sudden onset dyspnea.[]

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    Definition Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), is a life-threatening condition which is characterised by the sudden onset of severe dyspnea and hypoxaemia [1].[] Tachypnea, hypoxia, and respiratory alkalosis are typical early clinical manifestations, and they are usually followed by the appearance of diffuse pulmonary infiltrates and[] References: [8] [9] [10] Diagnostics Laboratory studies Arterial blood gas Initially, hypoxemic respiratory failure with PaO 2 and respiratory alkalosis ; PaO 2 / FiO 2 300[]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Abstract The aging of the world population is expected to be accompanied by increased pneumococcal pneumonia in older adults. To address this, the Community-Acquired Pneumonia immunization Trial in Adults (CAPiTA), a large, randomized, placebo-controlled trial conducted to assess the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate[…][]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    We report a case of aspiration admitted to our rehabilitation unit in a patient with dysphagia due to diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis or Forestier's disease of the cervical spine, in whom an episode of pneumonia had occurred. Clinical and instrumental findings, including radiography of the spine, (CT Scan) and[…][]

  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Most commonly, the history is one of sudden onset of dyspnea, chest pain, or neurologic symptoms (eg, dizziness, weakness, paresthesias, or near-syncope) after a stressful[] Compare metabolic alkalosis.[] Causes of Respiratory Alkalosis 1.[]

  • Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis

    Abstract Recently, an increasing number of patients were presented to our clinics with febrile and respiratory symptoms associated with exposure to a new type of domestic ultrasonic humidifier. We report on 11 patients who developed recurrent episodes of fever, cough and dyspnea after repeated exposure to[…][]

  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    Most commonly, the history is of sudden onset of dyspnea, chest pain, or neurologic symptoms (eg, dizziness, weakness, paresthesias, near syncope) following a stressful event[] Causes of Respiratory Alkalosis 1.[] The onset is sudden and starts with dyspnea. It is accompanied by giddiness, ringing in ears, severe fatigue, and finger spasms.[]

  • High Altitude Pulmonary Edema

    […] exhibited symptoms of AMS manifesting as nausea and poor sleep, 3 which was a probable manifestation of periodic breathing of altitude, a phenomenon where the hypoxia and alkalosis[] Normalization of blood gas values is not required because respiratory alkalosis persists for days in at least partially acclimatized individuals descending from high altitude[] Features of acclimatization include sustained hyperventilation, which increases tissue oxygenation but also causes respiratory alkalosis.[]

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