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1,240 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Anemia, Rigor

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    All of them were acutely ill on presentation with arterial desaturation, and they developed anemia and thrombocytosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her history is of rapid onset (over a few hours) of shortness of breath, high fevers and rigors.[lifeinthefastlane.com] mental status 39 (9.8) 49 (10) 0.9 Pulse   125/min 62 (15.6) 62 (12.6) 0.2 Respiratory rate   30/min 98 (24.8) 96 (19.5) 0.06 Systolic blood pressure 30 (7.5) 42 (8.5) 0.6[bmcpulmmed.biomedcentral.com]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    It may cause fever, heart murmurs, petechiae, anemia, embolic phenomena, and endocardial vegetations.[msdmanuals.com] The papers published are of high quality after rigorous peer review and they are Indexed in: major international databases.[benthamopen.com] 38 yo female presents with altered mental status. The patient was found down at home, and no further history is known. EMS intubated on scene.[web.archive.org]

  • Septicemia

    Along with these findings, hyperthermia 3h postmortem, and severe anemia and thrombocytopenia without an obvious site of hemorrhage suggested hemolysis due to Cl. perfringens[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] healthy, 67-year-old, man with past medical history of myocardial infarction and hypertension was rushed to the emergency room after sudden onset of fever, chills, severe rigors[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The major diagnostic criteria for sepsis are altered mental status, increased respiratory rate, and low blood pressure.[rxlist.com]

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    In 1939 Middleton and Burke 2 reported anemia, usually of[jamanetwork.com] Cardiac / renal failure can develop rapidly (50-70%) Haematuria secondary to renal failure present in about 70% of patients Rigors Night sweats Splinter haemorrhages (10-20%[almostadoctor.co.uk] 38 yo female presents with altered mental status. The patient was found down at home, and no further history is known. EMS intubated on scene.[web.archive.org]

  • Malaria

    Malarial anemia appears to be multi-factorial.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Malaria Journal offers a fast publication schedule while maintaining rigorous peer-review; this is achieved by managing the whole of the publication process electronically[malariajournal.com] Group 1 includes all patients who present with prostration or altered mental status (ie, confusion, agitation, or coma).[emedicine.com]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    While at home in a rural area, he developed pressure ulcers, anemia and depression.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A17.0 ) meningoencephalitis and meningomyelitis in bacterial diseases classified elsewhere ( G05 ) Fever (inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor[icd10data.com] There are often additional symptoms, such as: Nausea Vomiting Photophobia (increased sensitivity to light) Altered mental status (confusion) These symptoms can develop within[menafrinet.org]

  • Typhus

    Physical and laboratory data showed cytopenia (thrombocytopenia and anemia), splenomegaly, hyperferritinemia, hypofibrinogenemia, and an elevated level of interleukin-2 receptor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] High grade fever (90%), chills and rigors (68%), conjunctival suffusion (50%), body aches (43%), headache (41%), myalgias (37%), abdominal pain (21%), lymphadenopathy (17%[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Typical signs and symptoms include: Fever and chills Headache Myalgia Eschar Altered mental status, ranging from confusion to coma or delirium Lymphadenopathy Rash Most patients[web.archive.org]

  • Weil Disease

    Severe Weil's syndrome complicated by hemolytic anemia. Int J Infect Dis 2010; 14:e181-2. 6. Baytur YB, Lacin S, Koyuncu FM, et al. Weil's syndrome in pregnancy.[doi.org] -CM Diagnosis Code R50.9 Fever, unspecified 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Fever NOS Fever of unknown origin [FUO] Fever with chills Fever with rigors[icd10data.com] Paramedics bring a 26-year-old man to the ED with acute-onset altered mental status. He has a history of back pain. An open, unlabeled pillbox was found.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Typhoid Fever

    Complete blood count in patients with typhoid fever may show anemia with elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and C-reactive protein (CRP), low platelet and lymphocyte[symptoma.com] A 30-year-old male was admitted to the Medicine Department of our hospital with 1-week history of high-grade fever with chills and rigors, moderate abdominal pain in the epigastric[ijpmonline.org] Intestinal ulceration and bleeding can lead to anemia and peritonitis. These conditions may be fatal if the patient is left untreated. Heart failure may also occur.[rarediseases.org]

  • Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction

    Signs and symptoms of delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction (DHTR) may resemble those of vaso-occlusive crises in patients with sickle cell anemia (SCA).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Following initiation of blood transfusion, she experienced a sudden onset of rigorous chills, accompanied by elevated temperature, tachycardia, and hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 26-year-old woman with thalassemia presented rigors, fever, nausea, abdominal pain, and hemolytic biochemistry after exposure to 75 mL of plasma-reduced red blood cells[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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