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2,356 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Nocturnal Leg Cramp, Non Specific ST-T Changes

  • Hypoglycemia

    A hyperglycemic patient with an altered mental status may receive a bolus of glucose.[emedicine.com] A 38-year-old man was admitted with altered mental status and bradycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This procedure usually is performed in the case of an unconscious patient or a patient with altered mental status.[emedicine.com]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    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] […] and pale skin (from anemia); shortness of breath from fluid accumulation in the lungs; headaches, numbness in the feet or hands (peripheral neuropathy), disturbed sleep, altered[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Graves Disease

    Thyroid hemiagenesis is a rare congenital dysplasia, whereas a variety of pathological changes may occur in residual thyroid lobe. The most frequently described pathology in residual thyroid lobe is Graves' hyperthyroidism. Although I therapy has been generally recommended as the preferred treatment for Graves'[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypocalcemia

    Hypercalcemia: Typical findings in hypercalcemia can include: -Poor feeding -Vomiting -Constipation -Abdominal Pain -Hypertension -Altered mental status In more severe cases[clinicaladvisor.com] 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.com] mental status, soft tissue calcification or renal damage.[endocrinologyadvisor.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    A 49-year-old man presented with altered mental status.[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]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    Thyroid storm should be considered in the differential of any patient presenting with altered mental status.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Thyroid storm is the most severe form of thyrotoxicosis, hallmarked by altered sensorium, and, if untreated, is associated with significant mortality.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypokalemia

    mental status Signs of Ileus Hypotension Cardia arrest Bradycardia or Tachycardia Premature atrial or ventricular beats Hypoventilation/Respiratory distress Respiratory failure[physio-pedia.com] mental status) Studies ECG shortened QTc interval Treatment address underlying cause IV isotonic normal saline increases urinary calcium excretion calcitonin impairs bone[step2.medbullets.com] […] of the following: Abnormal heart rhythyms Constipation Fatigue Muscle Damage Muscle Weakness or spasms Paralysis [2] Nausea and vomiting Polyuria, nocturia or polydipsia Altered[physio-pedia.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    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] Serum ethanol levels may be ordered in suspected alcohol ingestion as well altered mental status of unknown etiology, coma, psychiatric emergencies, traumatic emergencies,[emedicine.medscape.com] "Traumatic brain injury and other things cause altered mental status."[ems1.com]

    Missing: Nocturnal Leg Cramp
  • Hypomagnesemia

    .  Changes in electrocardiogram are non specific like prolongation of conduction and slight ST depression, Nonspecific T-wave changes, U waves may b seen, Prolonged QT and[slideshare.net] Significant hypomagnesemia may present with nystagmus, vertigo, seizures and altered mental status. History to consider: Does the patient have a history of diuretic use?[clinicaladvisor.com] Some non-specific changes in the ECG also suggests probability of magnesium deficiency, including ST segment depression, peaked T waves, PR prolongation and broad QRS segment[symptoma.com]

  • Hyponatremia

    Her serum [Na] and altered mental status corrected slowly over the next 48 hours with furosemide, hypertonic saline, and fluid restriction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was eventually admitted to the hospital with altered mental status and was noted to have hyponatremia with serum sodium of 121 mEq/L.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Non Specific ST-T Changes