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639 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Arm Pain, Vomiting

  • Myocardial Infarction

    Nausea Vomiting General epigastric (upper middle abdomen) discomfort Sweating Heartburn and/or indigestion Arm pain (more commonly the left arm, but may be either arm) Upper[medicinenet.com] A 58 year old lady was admitted to our unit with acute onset epigastric pain and vomiting for 4 h duration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The man was bitten on the left index finger and subsequently developed localized edema followed by hypotension, chest pain, and altered mental status.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    […] accompanied by tightness, discomfort, & SOB; cardiac pain often radiates to the arm & neck, and less commonly to the jaw; the pain of AMI generally is. not relieved with[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] However, women are more likely than men to have: shortness of breath jaw pain upper back pain lightheadedness nausea vomiting In fact, some women who have had a heart attack[healthline.com] […] build in intensity; Discomfort in other areas of the upper body; Shortness of breath; Breaking out in a cold sweat; Feeling dizzy, light-headed or nauseated; or Belching or vomiting[atlantic-cardiology.net]

  • Hemophilia

    […] weakness or clumsiness of the arms or legs or problems walking Double vision Convulsions or seizures[web.archive.org] Symptoms to be aware of include: painful headache, stiff neck, vomiting, sleepiness, changed behavior, sudden weakness or balance issues, difficulty walking, double vision[hemophilia.org] PATIENT CONCERNS: An 8y7m-old Chinese boy presented with half a day of right sided abdominal pain, fever, nausea, and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    The pain wasn’t as bad…It wasn’t the kind of pain that you feel when it’s infected, and your arm is dying.”[foxnews.com] […] streptococcal toxic shock-like syndrome, or STSS. This illness is characterized by the presence of multiple symptoms: chills, fever or hypothermia and shock, confusion, vomiting[health.state.mn.us] mental status.[orthobullets.com]

  • Hemophilia A

    Painful bleeding into the soft tissues of the arms and legs can lead to nerve damage.[genome.gov] An 8y7m-old Chinese boy presented with half a day of right sided abdominal pain, fever, nausea, and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] mental status, and meningismus Gastrointestinal (GI) - Can be painless; hepatic/splenic tenderness, and peritoneal signs Genitourinary - Bladder spasm/distension/pain and[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Hemophilia B

    A 44-year-old male with severe hemophilia B was referred to our department because of nausea, vomiting, left lower limb hemiplegia, and left arm paresis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] mental status, and meningismus GI - Can be painless; hepatic/splenic tenderness and peritoneal signs GU - Bladder spasm/distension/pain, costovertebral angle pain Other -[emedicine.medscape.com] Signs of bleeding in the brain may include changes in behavior, excessive sleepiness, persistent headaches and neck pain, double vision, vomiting, and convulsions or seizures[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Rabies

    Army soldier with progressive right arm and shoulder pain, nausea, vomiting, ataxia, anxiety, and dysphagia was admitted to an emergency department (ED) in New York for suspected[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was subsequently admitted to another hospital with altered mental status requiring intubation.[doi.org] On October 3, she began vomiting and had increased arm pain and occasional arm numbness.[cdc.gov]

  • Head Injury

    N Engl J Med 2019; 380:178-185 A 34-year-old male war veteran was evaluated at this hospital for headaches, cognitive changes, mood symptoms, flashbacks, chest pain, arm tingling[nejm.org] Is cranial computed tomography unnecessary in children with a head injury and isolated vomiting?[bmj.com] Within 48 hours of admission, the patient was presumed septic after developing altered mental status, fevers, hypotension, and tachycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    Nausea, flank pain, muscle twitching or muscle cramps Itchy skin, or your breath or body smells like urine Behavior changes, confusion, disorientation, or seizures How is[drugs.com] […] and vomiting, abdominal pain pain 6.6 WBCs, protein 30 Increased cortical echogenicity, no hydronephrosis "Synthetic marijuana" 8 New York 33 Nausea and vomiting 3.3 Not[cdc.gov] There may be other causes for altered mental status that might be present. Remember to check blood glucose levels and treat as necessary.[ems1.com]

  • Stroke

    , headache, or arthritic symptoms); (4) did not have a placebo arm; (5) had a paucity of MI events (fewer than 10) during follow-up; or (6) had unacceptable methodological[doi.org] We present a case of a previously healthy 36-year-old man who presented with vertigo and vomiting. MRI showed posterior circulation territory infarction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The common chameleons were initially diagnosed as altered mental status (AMS) (29, 31%), syncope (15, 16%), hypertensive emergency (12, 13%), systemic infection (10, 11%),[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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