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650 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Hallucinations, Pancreatitis

  • Hypoglycemia

    […] dL) Dry, parched mouth Extreme thirst (which may gradually disappear) Warm, dry skin that does not sweat High fever (greater than 101 degrees F) Sleepiness or confusion Hallucinations[visionaware.org] Pancreatic CT and EUS failed to locate a lesion; however, SSRS showed a faint focus of increased uptake at the pancreatic head.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A hyperglycemic patient with an altered mental status may receive a bolus of glucose.[emedicine.com]

  • Insulinoma

    Case presentation: A 35-year-old male had history of night time seizures with hallucinations, delirium and spasms, lasting from 10 minutes to 1.5 hours for about 2 years.[endocrine-abstracts.org] A retropancreatic tunnel was created anterior to the SMV-PV and the pancreatic neck encircled with umbilical tape to allow for retraction while minimizing pancreatic manipulation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A rare case of hypoglycaemia due to insulinoma in an adolescent with acutely altered mental status. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2014;27:773–6.[ijpeonline.biomedcentral.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Hallucinations are typically visual.[merckmanuals.com] Amylase, pancreatic isoamylase and lipase determinations in the serum are all equally useful in the diagnosis of acute alcoholic pancreatitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Debra Posted Tue 28th of October, 2014 16:35:08 PM When patient's present to the Emergency Room intoxicated with altered mental status or ALOC, they may receive services to[supercoder.com]

  • Hypercalcemia

    Anxiety Psychotic symptoms: hallucination CNS depression, somnolence and eventually coma do occur at high levels Hypotonia and hyporeflexia Can mimic focal neurological lesions[broomedocs.com] Postpartum, she developed severe hypercalcemia (14 mg/dL), altered mental status, and acute pancreatitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome is an encephalopathy that can be clinically characterized by headache, altered mental status and/or seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alcohol-induced Hypoglycemia

    This stage of withdrawal is marked by blood pressure spikes and hallucinations. Hallucinations tend to begin 12 to 24 hours after the person stops drinking.[recoveryranch.com] The α2-adrenoceptors on pancreatic β-cells inhibit insulin secretion, and α2-adrenoceptor antagonists increase insulin secretion.[atlasofscience.org] Obtaining an accurate medical history in a patient with an altered mental status can be difficult.[cdemcurriculum.com]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    The present association analysis tested the hypothesis that the A10 candidate allele confers vulnerability to alcohol-withdrawal delirium with visual hallucinations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] No adverse events were observed although one patient died from acute pancreatitis. The use of dexmedetomidine in AWD seems safe but warrants further studies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] mental status.[patient.info]

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    Two patients with confusion accompanied by seizures, memory changes, or specific visual hallucinations and HHV6 detectable by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in cerebrospinal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute pancreatitis can lead to prolonged fasting and malnutrition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Wernicke encephalopathy, a triad of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and altered mental status, is a serious consequence of thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    […] toxic-metabolic encephalopathy Dictionary of Hallucinations . J.D. Blom . 2010 .[hallucinations.enacademic.com] Thiamine deficiency: Occurring in chronic alcoholics, chronic malnutrition, rarely during cancer chemo or pancreatitis .[healthtap.com] List of causes for alteration in mental status Acute encephalopathy (Acute confusional state; Altered mental status) Delirium is characterized by: Fluctuations of alertness[quizlet.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Abstinence syndrome with chronic alcoholism causes serious mental disorders in the form of hallucinations and fainting.[tadalafilgen.com] We suggest that acute pancreatitis might be an etiology of PRES.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is done in part to prevent them from aspirating since many alcoholics will present with altered mental status and/or episodes of emesis.[ebmconsult.com]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures

    When a person hallucinates a little bit and for short spells, this is alcohol hallucinosis, and generally isn’t cause for alarm.[consumerhealthlabs.com] Do not prescribe pancreatic enzyme supplements to people with chronic alcohol-related pancreatitis if pain is their only symptom.[nice.org.uk] mental status after 3 witnessed seizures.[jamanetwork.com]

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