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136 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Blepharoptosis

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    These include, but are not limited to: Laboratory tests should focus on ruling out metabolic conditions that may mimic TIA (e.g. hypoglycemia causing altered mental status[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    mental status should be thoroughly assessed for the development of Chronic Subdural Hematoma.[dovemed.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] mental status (such as drowsiness and confusion), headache, paralysis, and other symptoms It is most commonly seen in elderly adults, generally in men.[dovemed.com]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    This case report describes a 48-year old female who presented with altered mental status, lower extremity weakness, low back pain and a recent history of subjective fevers[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    We present three patients with a clinical course and cerebrospinal fluid findings consistent with a diagnosis of primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS). Extensive and repeated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations showed only diffuse abnormality in brain and spinal cord, but no focal lesions. We propose[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    Wernicke encephalopathy, a triad of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and altered mental status, is a serious consequence of thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present the case of a 5-year-old patient with stage 4, high-risk neuroblastoma who developed altered mental status, ataxia, and tachycardia during consolidative autologous[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] mental status, and/or gait ataxia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Graves Disease

    Background Graves disease, named after Robert J. Graves, MD, [1] circa 1830s, is an autoimmune disease characterized by hyperthyroidism due to circulating autoantibodies. Thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulins (TSIs) bind to and activate thyrotropin receptors, causing the thyroid gland to grow and the thyroid follicles[…][emedicine.com]

  • Heroin Dependence

    Addict Biol. 2014 Jan;19(1):111-21. doi: 10.1111/j.1369-1600.2012.00445.x. Epub 2012 Apr 13. Nelson EC 1, Lynskey MT, Heath AC, Wray N, Agrawal A, Shand FL, Henders AK, Wallace L, Todorov AA, Schrage AJ, Madden PA, Degenhardt L, Martin NG, Montgomery GW. Author information 1 Department of Psychiatry, Washington University[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    CASE REPORT We report on a case of a 45-year-old female multiple sclerosis (MS) patient presenting with acute onset short-term memory loss, altered mental status, inflammatory[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculous meningitis presents with headache, altered mental status, fever and sometimes coma.[symptoma.com] Tuberculous meningitis presents with persistent headache, altered mental status which may progress to coma and low grade fever.[symptoma.com]

  • Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

    This gentleman presented with altered mental status, asymmetrical exophthalmos and multiple cranial nerve palsies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Headaches are the most common early sign, followed by fever, proptosis, chemosis, altered mental status, and cranial nerve III and VI palsies.[journals.lww.com] mental status that can range from confusion to coma Bouble vision and seizures are rare.[webmd.com]

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