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857 Possible Causes for Amnesia, Behavior Problem, Confusion

  • Hypoglycemia

    For physicians, if the cause of abnormal behavior cannot be detected, hypoglycemia should be suspected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] weakness; palpitations; irritability; nervousness; tingling or warmth sensation; hunger; nausea; and vomiting Neuroglucopenic signs and symptoms: confusion, drowsiness, amnesia[ems1.com] What you will feel is probably: shaky, a bit confused, a little uncoordinated, sweaty, some peoples eyes go funny.[web.archive.org]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Alcohol intoxication causes behavior problems and mental changes.[mayoclinic.org] Abstract Korsakoff syndrome (KS) is characterized by dense anterograde and retrograde amnesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The first had been admitted with confusion and weight loss, the second with hypotension and sepsis, and the third with confusion and hypoglycaemia-induced seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    Página 64 - Report of the medical consultants on the diagnosis of death to the President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral[books.google.es] Cause(s) In most cases, an injury to the top of the skull Symptoms Loss of consciousness , irritability, seizure , pain , numbness, headache , dizziness , disorientation, amnesia[house.wikia.com] Confusion and headache appears to be the most common presenting features as it is seen in as much as 90% to 56% of cases.[symptoma.com]

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    However, even if the person stops drinking and replenishes thiamine, symptoms of the disease (e.g., problem behaviors, agitation, lack of coordination, learning deficits)[caregiver.org] (WE) is a medical emergency caused by thiamine deficiency, characterized by cerebellar ataxia, ophthalmoplegia, and cognitive disturbances that may progress to Korsakoff amnesia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Two patients had confusion, ataxia, or ocular changes and low serum thiamine levels, which resolved with parenteral thiamine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    , motor skill problems, tremors with "flapping" of hands Grade 3: a semi-stupor state, confusion, severe disorientation, bizarre behavior Grade 4: coma Clinical diagnoses[verywell.com] Extreme confusion, along with sleepiness and/or an agitated mood, are symptoms of a condition called hepatic encephalopathy.[catie.ca] If you are not acting like yourself, if you are confused, or if you are very sleepy, you should be taken to the emergency room immediately.[hepatitis.va.gov]

  • Schizophrenia

    Copy number variants of schizophrenia susceptibility loci are associated with a spectrum of speech and developmental delays and behavior problems.[doi.org] […] and Cognitive Deficits" Electroconvulsive Therapy Causes Permanent Amnesia and Cognitive Deficits[schizophrenic.com] Amen argued that the images helped convince people that the behavior problems had a biological basis and needed treatment, with drugs or other therapies.[nytimes.com]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    The syndrome has 2 components: Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE), and Korsakoff’s amnesia (KA).[neuropathology-web.org] Severe vitamin B12 deficiency can cause neurological problems, such as confusion, dementia, depression, and memory loss.[web.archive.org] Social Security disability may be available if pernicious anemia or cord degeneration cause confusion or loss of balance.[disabilitysecrets.com]

  • Temporal Lobe Tumor

    Tumors in the temporal lobe may be associated with behavioral problems, including aggression and rage attacks, which can be alleviated with surgical intervention.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] The difference between retrograde and anterograde amnesia is that retrograde amnesia is loss of memory from before an event.[patient.info] A person with Wernicke’s dysphasia may also suffer from a lack in comprehension, confusing them further.[livestrong.com]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Behavioral health problems including depression, suicidal thoughts or hallucinations.[avonex.com] Transient global amnesia (TGA) is characterised by sudden onset of anterograde amnesia with repetitive questioning, lasting less than 24 hours.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In this review we describe conditions that may be confused with MS because they can present as lesions disseminated in time, space, or both.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    […] weeks, and include progressive weakness on one side of the body or clumsiness of limbs, disturbance of vision, and changes in thinking, memory, and orientation leading to confusion[ocrevus.com] The confusion may arise because the disease modifying drugs for relapsing remitting MS are not available to people with primary progressive MS.[mstrust.org.uk]

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