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86 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Vertigo, Vitiligo

  • Pernicious Anemia

    The case presented here is a woman who had a restoration of fertility after initiation of vitamin B12 treatment for vitiligo-associated pernicious anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vertigo The inability to cope with heights and wide open spaces.[pernicious-anaemia-society.org] Catatonia vis-à-vis delirium: the significance of recognizing catatonia in altered mental status . General Hospital Psychiatry, Vol. 37, Issue. 6, p. 554.[bjp.rcpsych.org]

  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    The skin and mucosae are inspected for signs of dehydration and for pigment changes suggestive of Addison disease (eg, hyperpigmented areas, vitiligo).[msdmanuals.com] The most common symptoms of orthostatic hypotension include weakness, lightheadedness, cognitive impairment, blurred vision, vertigo and tremulousness.[encyclopedia.com] 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]

  • Hypotension

    The skin may be dark, serum potassium high, and there may be associated hypothyroidism, diabetes, and vitiligo (Salvatori, 2005).[dizziness-and-balance.com] RESULTS: Due to deterioration of vertigo, hearing loss and tinnitus in the right ear the patient was referred to the additional neuroradiological examination which confirmed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Jones' tachycardia and altered mental state point to hypoperfusion and sepsis. Mr.[journals.lww.com]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    […] erythematosus, Sjögren's syndrome, systemic sclerosis, dermatomyositis, primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, psoriasis, vitiligo[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 37-year old male presented with vertigo, paranoia, and tremor and had MRI changes suggestive of demyelinating disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE REPORT We report on a case of a 45-year-old female multiple sclerosis (MS) patient presenting with acute onset short-term memory loss, altered mental status, inflammatory[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • St. Louis Encephalitis

    Vitiligo in autoimmune thyroid diseases. Thyroidology 3: 89, 1991. PubMed Google Scholar 29. Betterle C, Cipriani R, Pedini B, Peserico A.[link.springer.com] Clinically most cases presented with fever, meningitis syndrome with altered mental status. Tremors were common (56% of cases). There were three deaths.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was admitted to Parkland Memorial Hospital on September 10, 1995, because of fever, altered mental status, and a history of a generalized seizure.[ajnr.org]

  • Anemia

    […] patients with Pernicious Anaemia will also have: Diabetes (Type 1) Graves’ Disease (Hyperthyroidism) Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (Hypothyroidism) Multiple Sclerosis Psoriasis Vitiligo[pernicious-anaemia-society.org] […] of color of the skin Increased heart rate (tachycardia) Breathlessness, or difficulty catching a breath (dyspnea) Lack of energy, or tiring easily (fatigue) Dizziness, or vertigo[chop.edu] 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.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    […] disease that occur with type 1 diabetes such as Graves' disease, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, hypothyroidism, pernicious anemia, premature ovarian failure, Addison's disease and vitiligo[clinlabnavigator.com] BACKGROUND: 69 year old gentleman who presented with persistent and intractable vertigo for over a year.[neurology.org] mental status to coma.[doi.org]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    […] situation may be associated with symptoms suggestive of chronic adrenal insufficiency such as hyperpigmentation, salt craving, and association with autoimmune diseases such as vitiligo[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms include vertigo, hypotension, depression, salt craving, and vitiligo (depigmented patches of skin).[pharmacytimes.com] Altered mental status may occur at any age.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Tinnitus

    Abstract We describe the case of a 36-year-old woman with a history of vitiligo who presented with an insidious onset of neurologic, vestibular, ocular, and auditory symptoms[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[emedicine.medscape.com] The present work on drug-induced ototoxicity, tinnitus and vertigo represents the update and revision of a previous guide to adverse drug reactions for italian physicians[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningitis

    Findings include alopecia, cavities, vitiligo, iridocyclitis, uveitis, and serous retinal detachments.[emedicine.medscape.com] We present a case of a 23-year-old woman with a 2-week history nocturnal fever, vertigo, headache and projectile vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of headache, fever, neck stiffness, and altered mental status.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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