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70 Possible Causes for Apathy, Hypoglycemia, Variable Hypoglycemia

  • Hypoglycemia

    Feeling of numbness, pins and needles (paresthesia) Negativism, irritability, belligerence, combativeness, rage Personality change, emotional lability Fatigue, weakness, apathy[en.wikipedia.org] Glycemic variability portends increased risk for hypoglycemia and should be a focus of further research.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On this page: What is hypoglycemia? What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia? What causes hypoglycemia in people with diabetes? How can hypoglycemia be prevented?[web.archive.org]

  • Neonatal Hypoglycemia

    “In approximate order of frequency there are jitteriness or tremors, apathy, episodes of cyanosis, convulsions, intermittent apneic spells or tachypnea, weak or high-pitched[cps.ca] […] study provides new evidence of variability of MRI-defined brain injury in neonates with symptomatic hypoglycemia, and their neurodevelopmental outcomes at 18-24 months.[pediatricneurologybriefs.com] Diagnosing hypoglycemia in neonates requires two consecutive blood glucose readings of less than 40 mg/dl to properly diagnose hypoglycemia.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Addison's Disease

    ., apathy, depression) Electrolyte abnormalities (hyponatremia, hyperkalemia, hypoglycemia) Neutropenia, eosinophilia B.[clinicaladvisor.com] Abstract A 19-yr-old intact female variable flying fox ( Pteropus hypomelanus ) presented with lethargy, behavior changes, and substantial weight loss.[doi.org] ACTH stimulation tests and Insulin-induced hypoglycemia tests, imaging studies with CT scan and MRI may follow.[symptoma.com]

  • Myxedema

    These life-threatening symptoms may occur: Mental deterioration such as apathy, confusion, and psychosis Extremely low body temperature (hypothermia) Extremely slow heartbeat[myhealth.alberta.ca] Serum potassium levels are extremely variable. Blood glucose levels are generally in the normal range, but severe hypoglycemia can occur.[emjournal.net] High mortality (30-60%) How do patients present (clinical diagnosis) AMS Hypothermia Hypotension Respiratory Failure Hypoglycemia Hyponatremia Potential physical exam findings[emdocs.net]

  • Insulinoma

    Neuroglycopenic symptoms include dizziness, confusion, apathy, amnesia, personality and behavioral changes, visual disturbances, seizure, and coma. 2 The diagnosis of insulinoma[journals.lww.com] A somatostatin analog, octreotide (100 to 500 mcg sc bid to tid), is variably effective and should be considered for patients with continuing hypoglycemia refractory to diazoxide[merckmanuals.com] […] postprandial hypoglycemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Encephalopathy

    PATIENT CONCERNS: We presented a case of a 63-year-old female patient with paroxysmal dizziness, unsteady gait, emotion apathy, progressive cognitive impairment, and unusual[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This highly variable prognosis is exemplified by patients that get encephalopathy from hypoglycemia.[medicinenet.com] The earliest features are very mild but, as the condition becomes more severe, apathy, inability to concentrate, confusion, disorientation, drowsiness, slurring of speech[en.wikibooks.org]

  • Myxedema Coma

    These life-threatening symptoms may occur: Mental deterioration such as apathy, confusion, and psychosis Extremely low body temperature (hypothermia) Extremely slow heartbeat[myhealth.alberta.ca] Serum potassium levels are extremely variable. Blood glucose levels are generally in the normal range, but severe hypoglycemia can occur.[emjournal.net] Hypoglycemia – The reduction on the metabolic rate affects the conversion of carbohydrates into glucose leading to hypoglycemia.[ehealthwall.com]

  • Toxic Encephalopathy

    Fluctuations of alertness and attention; Decreased concentration and coherent thought/skilled movements; Disorientation, memory, language, irritability and agitation, restlessness, apathy[quizlet.com] This highly variable prognosis is exemplified by patients that get encephalopathy from hypoglycemia.[medicinenet.com] Wernicke's encephalopathy a neurological disorder characterized by confusion, apathy, drowsiness, ataxia of gait, nystagmus, and ophthalmoplegia; it is due to thiamine deficiency[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Panhypopituitarism

    We present the case of a middle aged male who presented with generalised apathy and meningism of two weeks duration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] may be responsible for serious events such as cardio-respiratory insufficiency and hypoglycemia which can be fatal.[omicsonline.org] Hypoglycemia and cholestasis resolved with treatment of the underlying panhypopituitarism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    […] following symptoms, which can vary from mild to extreme. fatigue decreased tolerance to cold - poor circulation low blood sugar level (hypoglycemia) low blood pressure allergies apathy[arltma.com] Type 2 PGAD is transmitted as an autosomal disorder with variable penetrance.[emedicine.com] Hypoglycemia occurred in three patients (10%) during the fasting day but not during the nonfasting day (P 0.23). Hypoglycemia was asymptomatic in two cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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