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492 Possible Causes for Asthenia, Somnolence

  • Hypoglycemia

    Nocturnal attacks are often preceded by nightmares and cause severe sleep disturbance resulting in daytime somnolence. Only a perfect diet will control hypoglycemia.[fibromyalgiatreatment.com] This is seen in people with diabetes treated with insulin who may show reduction in spontaneous movements and speech, somnolence, poor thinking and work performance, changes[patient.info] In newborns, hypoglycemia can produce irritability, jitters, myoclonic jerks, cyanosis, respiratory distress, apneic episodes, sweating, hypothermia, somnolence, hypotonia[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Hyponatremia

    This lady’s urgent admission to hospital was prompted by somnolence following an intentional overdose (7,500 mg) of her sodium valproate medication.[acutecaretesting.org] CASE: A 17-year-old boy was admitted to the emergency department with abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, asthenia, and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They include: headache nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting malaise lethargy weakness poor coordination muscle cramps somnolence disorientation personality change Physical Exam[sharinginhealth.ca]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Abstract Anemia is a major problem in patients with chronic kidney insufficiency. The development of recombinant human erythropoietin has enabled physicians to correct this anemia. Although anemia has not been considered to be a common or important contributor to congestive heart failure, anemia of any cause can[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stroke

    J Neurosci Nurs. 2018 Aug;50(4):213-217. doi: 10.1097/JNN.0000000000000380. Author information 1 Lisa Ruth-Sahd, DEd RN CEN CCRN, is Nursing Faculty, York College of Pennsylvania, York, PA. Abstract When a patient presents with stroke-type symptoms, the correct diagnosis is imperative to determine appropriate[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoxia

    Subjective symptoms may include fatigue, lassitude (state of exhaustion), somnolence (drowsiness, sleepiness), dizziness, headache, breathlessness, and euphoria.[mountainflying.com] Such history may include (but should not be limited to) habitual snoring with gasping, daytime somnolence, and presence of tonsillar and adenoidal hypertrophy on examination[bloodjournal.org]

  • Myxedema

    Signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism include low metabolic rate, tendency to weight gain, somnolence and sometimes myxedema.[icd9data.com] Usually somnolence and lethargy have been present for months. Lethargy may develop via stupor into a comatose state.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Polyarteritis Nodosa

    We report an F-FDG linear uptake of the right popliteal artery in a 25-year-old man who underwent a PET/CT scan for unexplained chronic asthenia associated with fever symptoms[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiac Glycoside Poisoning

    CONTEXT: Accidental ingestion of foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) can cause significant cardiac toxicity. We report a patient who ingested foxglove mistaking it for comfrey and developed refractory ventricular arrhythmias. The patient died despite treatment with digoxin-specific antibody fragments (DSFab) and[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Digitalis Toxicity

    Digitalis toxicity may occur either acute or chronic. Digitalis is a cardiac glycoside frequently used in the therapy of chronic heart failure, reentrant supraventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation. In cases of pediatric digitalis, majority are as a result of unintentional ingestion. Therefore it is necessary to[…][symptoma.com]

  • Insulinoma

    This is seen in people with diabetes treated with insulin who may show reduction in spontaneous movements and speech, somnolence, poor thinking and work performance, changes[patient.info] […] hypoglycemia in patients with insulinoma. 50-52 With reported mixed effectiveness and a large number of adverse effects (including neurological disorders such as nystagmus, somnolence[hormones.gr]

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