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11 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Generalized Rhythmic Slowing, Hernia

  • Hypoglycemia

    Other symptoms of BWS (macroglossia, macrosomia, omphalocele, umbilical hernia, ear pits, cancer.)[] A hyperglycemic patient with an altered mental status may receive a bolus of glucose.[] A 38-year-old man was admitted with altered mental status and bradycardia.[]

  • Hyponatremia

    A 79-year-old woman without any cerebral hernia symptoms was hospitalized with hyponatremia.[] Her serum [Na] and altered mental status corrected slowly over the next 48 hours with furosemide, hypertonic saline, and fluid restriction.[] SUMMARY: An 82-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with altered mental status thought to be due to complicated cystitis and was treated with TMP-SMX 160 mg[]

  • Stroke

    Sunflower Award Visitors Cafeteria CaringBridge Directions Gift Shop Greeting Cards Memorial Campus Map Parking Visitor Hours Wifi/Internet Access Services A-G Advanced Hernia[] The common chameleons were initially diagnosed as altered mental status (AMS) (29, 31%), syncope (15, 16%), hypertensive emergency (12, 13%), systemic infection (10, 11%),[] In the GBD 2013, we combined these with inguinal hernia and femoral hernia into one cause named “hernia”.[]

  • Meningoencephalitis

    Cerebral edema and cerebellar hernia were the direct cause of death 1 6 19.[] An extensive laboratory workup for the etiology of his altered mental status was unremarkable, except for a mildly elevated white blood cell count in the cerebrospinal fluid[] Diagnosis [ edit ] Clinical diagnosis includes evaluation for the presence of recurrent or recent herpes infection, fever, headache, altered mental status, convulsions, disturbance[]

  • Hypocalcemia

    Laboratory results during previous visits. a Her medical history included type 2 diabetes mellitus and hiatal hernia.[] Hypercalcemia: Typical findings in hypercalcemia can include: -Poor feeding -Vomiting -Constipation -Abdominal Pain -Hypertension -Altered mental status In more severe cases[] mental status, and hypocalcemia. 3 Tetany, which may be mistaken for motor seizures, results from spontaneous action potentials originating in peripheral nerves when the[]

  • Epilepsy

    In the GBD 2013, we combined these with inguinal hernia and femoral hernia into one cause named “hernia”.[] Often the rhythmic movements slow before stopping. Eyes are generally open. The person may not appear to be breathing.[] In the GBD 2010, we included abdominal hernia, including umbilical hernia, ventral hernia, and diaphragmatic hernia in the category “other digestive diseases”.[]

  • Graves Disease

    […] aware of the clinical signs of hypothyroidism, including poor feeding, lethargy, prolonged jaundice, hypotonia, dry skin, large fontanelle, distended abdomen, umbilical hernia[] In his work on the pulse, published in 1816, he correctly concluded that the pulse wave was generated by the rhythmical contractions of the left ventricle.[] He first observed that slowing of the heart occurred following pressure on the carotid artery.[]

  • Acute Hemorrhagic Leukoencephalitis

    […] pericardium (acute pericarditis, constrictive pericarditis). 2.d The gastrointestinal tract: congenital disorders of the esophagus, motor disorders of the esophagus, hiatal hernia[] Focal or generalized slowing, the appearance of sharp waves, rhythmic delta, or spikes in the waking state are seen in the early stages of ADEM.[] . • Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis • Presents with – Altered mental status/encephalopathy (irritability to obtunded) – Acute/subacute onset of focal symptoms based on[]

  • Absence Seizure

    Supports & Braces Cervical Neck Pain Comfort Cool Tennis Elbow Braces - Elbow Wraps, Sleeves & Bands Finger - Thumb Supports Foot and Ankle Braces - Supports Foot Pain & Injury Hernia[] […] allowed) spike-and-slow wave complexes.[] 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.[]

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    The patient’s past medical history included smoking (more than 40 cigarettes/day), hiatus hernia, and irritable bowel syndrome.[] Slow waves (3-6 Hz) can occur continually or in intermittent rhythmic paroxysms. They may be generalized or predominantly over the frontal and central regions.[] A patient with altered mental status should also be considered for intubation for airway protection.[]

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