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2,214 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Onset of Skin Lesions at Birth

  • Hypercalcemia

    Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome is an encephalopathy that can be clinically characterized by headache, altered mental status and/or seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Data from case reports and case series were collected regarding the presence of hypercalcemia and associated complications, birth history, and age of onset/resolution of skin[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 37-year-old man with AIDS presented with altered mental status four weeks after stopping his medications for Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare (MAI).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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]

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  • 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]

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  • 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]

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  • Head Injury

    Within 48 hours of admission, the patient was presumed septic after developing altered mental status, fevers, hypotension, and tachycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Initial symptoms may include a change in mental status, meaning an alteration in the wakefulness of the patient.[medicinenet.com] For children younger than 2 years of age: CT scan is recommended for those patients with a Glasgow Coma Scale of less than 15, altered mental status , or a palpable skull[medicinenet.com]

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  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    Have severely altered mental status. Have possible spinal injuries. Have lower extremity or pelvic fractures. Are not mobile enough to get out of bed.[ahrq.gov] Side effects include sedation, dry mouth, altered mental status, and excessive hypertension. 39 Pyridostigmine, an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, may be utilized for the[uspharmacist.com]

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  • Escherichia Coli

    We report a case of 80-year-old female patient presenting with dizziness, fever, and altered mental status, who was finally diagnosed with emphysematous endocarditis caused[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Brain Concussion

    Neuroimaging is done if there is loss of consciousness, GCS 15, focal neurologic deficits, persistently altered mental status, or clinical deterioration.[merckmanuals.com] Altered mental status encompasses a broad range of signs and symptoms caused by impaired brain function.[livestrong.com] […] that is manifested by LOC, memory loss, alteration of mental state or personality, or focal neurologic deficits.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    mental status, unstable dysrhythmia, stridor, intercostal indrawing, cyanosis, tripod positioning, pronounced use of accessory muscles (sternocleidomastoid, scalenes) and[en.wikipedia.org] mental status Increase in hypoxemia or hypercapnia Inability to tolerate oral medications such as antibiotics or steroids See Treatment and Medication for more detail.[emedicine.com] […] and circulation followed by a medical history and physical examination.[2] Signs that represent significant severity include hypotension, hypoxemia, tracheal deviation, altered[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Acidosis

    In more severe cases it can present with altered mental status, coma, hypotension, hypothermia and respiratory insufficiency.[calpoison.org] Headache, altered mental status, seizures, coma. Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain. Chest pain, cardiac dysrhythmias, palpations.[clinicaladvisor.com] mental status, slurred speech, confusion, disorientation, difficulty concentrating, memory deficits, excessive sleepiness, weakness, abnormal gait, problems with muscle coordination[oley.org]

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