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11 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Dysgeusia, Onset at Age 5-10 Years

  • Epilepsy

    […] of onset of 5–20 years (peak 10–16 years ) characterised by myoclonic seizures that most commonly occur soon after waking a very rare epilepsy syndrome with an age of onset[pathways.nice.org.uk] Time to first seizure ‐ epilepsy type reclassified to partial for generalised and age of onset 30 years Show forest plot 5 639 Hazard Ratio (Fixed, 95% CI) 0.94 [0.76, 1.15[doi.org] […] involving flexion of the trunk with extension of the upper and lower limbs (sometimes referred to as 'salaam seizures') juvenile myoclonic epilepsy; an epilepsy syndrome with an age[pathways.nice.org.uk]

  • Polyarteritis Nodosa

    RESULTS: The median age of onset was 57.0 years. The 1-year survival rate was 100% (16/16) and the 5-year survival rate was 80.0% (8/10).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Proportion with dysgeusia Comparison 17.[dx.doi.org] Female sex, relapsing-remitting subtype, optic neuritis or sensory symptoms at onset, few attacks in the initial years and especially early age at onset, are associated with[en.wikipedia.org] 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]

  • Postictal State

    Simple movements (eg, limb twitching, jacksonian march) Contralateral frontal lobe Head and eye deviation with posturing Supplementary motor cortex Abnormal taste sensation (dysgeusia[msdmanuals.com] While there is a variation in the age of onset of epilepsy, there is a trend toward later onset epilepsy and a duration of 5 to 10 years between the onset of chronic epilepsy[annals-general-psychiatry.biomedcentral.com] If a patient remains confused for longer than 20 minutes after a seizure, consider another cause of altered mental status [4].[ems1.com]

  • Renal Impairment

    Symptoms develop slowly and in advanced stages include anorexia, nausea, vomiting, stomatitis, dysgeusia, nocturia, lassitude, fatigue, pruritus, decreased mental acuity,[merckmanuals.com] Table 2: Nitrofurantoin adverse reaction onset time by age group Age 1 week 1 month Unknown Total 4 1 0 0 5 20-29 years 10 4 1 0 15 30-39 years 14 6 4 0 24 40-49 years 13[medsafe.govt.nz] mental status (encephalopathy from the accumulation of waste products or uremic poisons), and restless legs syndrome; chest pain due to pericarditis (inflammation around[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Anorexia

    KEYWORDS: Anorexia; Dysgeusia; History of neurology; Palaeopathology; St. Catherine of Siena[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anorexia is the third most common chronic illness among adolescents The average age of onset for an eating disorder is 11-13 years old 5-10 million women and girls suffer[mccallumplace.com] This case emphasizes that inborn errors of metabolism should be part of the differential diagnosis for a teenager presenting with altered mental status, especially when the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Occipital Lobe Tumor

    ., touch) that would not be expected to cause pain dysgeusia distorted taste perception dysgraphia a writing disability that results in incorrectly spelled or written words[strokecenter.org] Prevalence is 3–5/10 000, with onset most commonly between 10–30 years of age. The sex ratio is equal; 1–2% of first degree relatives are affected.[jnnp.bmj.com] Manifestations may be nonspecific and include the following: Headache Altered mental status Ataxia Nausea Vomiting Weakness Gait disturbance CNS neoplasms also may manifest[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    The most common side effects with Quinsair are cough (seen in 54% of patients), dysgeusia (taste disturbances, 30%) and tiredness/weakness (25%).[web.archive.org] The age at onset of symptoms varied widely, from 5 to 81 years, as did age at the time of the study (16 to 86 years).[nejm.org] All the patients showed alteration in mental status, Kussmaul respiration, and a partially compensated metabolic acidosis with an increased anion gap.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spondylitic Aortitis

    Withdrawal Syndrome, Drug Withdrawal Syndrome Neonatal, Dry Eye, Dry Mouth, Dry Skin, Dry Throat, Dupuytren's Contracture, Dural Tear, Dysaesthesia, Dysarthria, Dyscalculia, Dysgeusia[bonkersinstitute.org] Age of onset - 30-50 years  1-3% of the population has psoriasis  510 % of people with psoriasis get psoriatic arthritis  Family studies suggest a 50-fold increase[slideshare.net] Status Examination Abnormal, Miosis, Mitral Valve Calcification, Mitral Valve Disease, Mitral Valve Incompetence, Moaning, Mobility Decreased, Monocyte Count Decreased, Monocyte[bonkersinstitute.org]

  • Spastic Ataxia with Congenital Miosis

    […] osteophyte, ruptured intervertebral disc, thoracic aneurysm Neck, brachial plexus, lung trauma or surgery Carotid artery dissection (ipsilateral head pain, amaurosis fugax, dysgeusia[pedseyes.org] See the list below: Clinical features Cerebellar ataxia, facial myokymia, impaired vibration sense, and very slow progression Age of onset variable, with a mean age of 37[emedicine.medscape.com] Other signs of meningitis are nuchal rigidity, limited flexion of the legs, altered mental status, and fever.[headnecksurgery.wordpress.com]