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2,754 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Eschar Formation, Neutrophil Count Increased

  • Acute Renal Failure

    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] Alterations in mental status (lethargy or coma) and bleeding caused by coagulopathy may develop.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Patients can also present with Reynold pentad, which is Charcot triad with shock and altered mental status 1,3,4.[radiopaedia.org]

    Missing: Eschar Formation
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    In addition, some patients may have an altered mental status caused by medications or impaired cerebral perfusion.[emedicine.medscape.com] Elderly patients with preexisting altered mental status or dementia may have no recollection of recent symptoms and may have no complaints whatsoever.[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Eschar Formation
  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    […] gastric pH e.g. antacids, didanosine (ddI) ** When pyrimethamine is used if the patient is borderline neutropenic i.e. neutrophil count 9 /L folinic acid 15 mg orally should[apps.who.int] 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] BAL may be used in patients who are unable to cooperate with an induced sputum sample (eg, because of altered mental status).[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Eschar Formation
  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    […] that has an increased amount of neutrophils a blood count that has an increased amount of lymphocytes would indicate a viral infection.[physio-pedia.com] mental status due to intoxication or stroke.[symptoma.com] Associated factors are as follows: Alcoholism Altered mental status Anatomic abnormalities, congenital or acquired Drug use Dysphagia Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

    Cytological examination of the ascites showed an increase in total cell count and in neutrophils count higher in SBP group than in PT.[plu.mx] Cirrhotic patients with ascites and clinical suspicion for SBP-abdominal pain or tenderness, fever or altered mental status-should have a diagnostic paracentesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Peritoneal infection causes an inflammatory reaction and increasing number of neutrophils in ascetic fluid. Today’s guidelines were developed in the 1980s.[doi.org]

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  • Cerebral Hemorrhage

    The woman's altered mental status fully abated, and she was discharged with minimal neurologic deficits. The newborn was born healthy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] mental status, seizures or coma.[emsworld.com] mental status or seizure activity.[emsworld.com]

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  • Septicemia

    The major diagnostic criteria for sepsis are altered mental status, increased respiratory rate, and low blood pressure.[rxlist.com] mental status (for example, altered consciousness, mental confusion or delirium) Fast respiratory rate ( 22 breaths/minute) Low blood pressure ( 100 mm Hg systolic) However[medicinenet.com] Altered mental status in this otherwise healthy adult with no comorbid conditions would also have indicated metabolic encephalopathy in severe sepsis.[icd10monitor.com]

    Missing: Eschar Formation
  • Infective Endocarditis

    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] Three weeks later, the patient was brought to the emergency department with altered mentals status.[zdoc.site]

    Missing: Eschar Formation
  • Acute Myelocytic Leukemia

    If the white blood cell count, specifically the neutrophil count, is very low, this can weaken the immune system’s functioning and make it harder for a patient to fight off[mdanderson.org] If WBC count is extremely high ( 100 x 10 9 /L), it can cause leukostasis with respiratory distress and altered mental status.[patient.info] Patients with markedly elevated WBC counts ( 100,000 cells/µL) can present with symptoms of leukostasis (ie, respiratory distress and altered mental status).[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Eschar Formation
  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    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]

    Missing: Eschar Formation