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1,950 Possible Causes for Behavior Problem, Coma, Confusion

  • Hypoglycemia

    Convert to ICD-10-CM : 251.0 converts directly to: 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E15 Nondiabetic hypoglycemic coma Approximate Synonyms Coma, hypoglycemic Coma, hypoglycemic, nondiabetic[icd9data.com] For physicians, if the cause of abnormal behavior cannot be detected, hypoglycemia should be suspected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] What you will feel is probably: shaky, a bit confused, a little uncoordinated, sweaty, some peoples eyes go funny.[web.archive.org]

  • Hyponatremia

    […] state (vegetative coma), deep coma without detectable awareness.[en.wikipedia.org] behavior. [21] Psychosis after a seizure is relatively common, occurring in between 6 and 10% of people. [22] Often people do not remember what occurred during this time.[en.wikipedia.org] Moderate - personality change, muscle cramps and weakness, confusion, ataxia. Severe - drowsiness.[patient.info]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    Postoperative data obtained included Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS), and follow-up period.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] 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]

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    Hyperammonemia can also result in postoperative coma; however, it is rarely recognized as a potential cause in coma patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , 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]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    This case report describes a 59-year-old male who presented with headaches, seizures and hypertension followed by coma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] The patient was initially presented with a 4-day history of confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    Coma may mask its classical clinical picture or even be the sole manifestation. Although coma points to a poor outlook it may be reversed by thiamine administration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] Two patients had confusion, ataxia, or ocular changes and low serum thiamine levels, which resolved with parenteral thiamine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    […] expires October 29, 2021 Overview In this article, the authors discuss the commonly encountered clinical scenarios associated with metabolic encephalopathy and metabolic coma[medlink.com] When further specified as a specific type, delirium is still classified in the section of ICD-9 reserved for mental and behavioral problems (located between drug-induced mental[icd10monitor.com] These include patients with known diabetes who experience symptoms of confusion due to low blood sugar.[healthcare-online.org]

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Loss of consciousness, low Glasgow Coma Scale score, intubation requirement, elevated troponin and higher creatine kinase levels were possible prognostic factors for development[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We herein report the case of a 65-year-old woman who presented with the subacute onset of dementia and subsequently developed abnormal behavior and a gait disturbance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is the biggest headache for the physician, and it is an area where confusion is common.[doi.org]

  • Lupus Encephalitis

    Assessment of serum electrolytes is essential in patients presenting with confusion or coma to exclude electrolyte imbalance as the underlying etiology.[symptoma.com] The serious problems caused because of inflammation include headaches, seizures, vision problems, dizziness, behavior changes and even stroke.[simstat.com] A 48-year-old woman with a recent diagnosis of SLE was admitted to the hospital because of a fever, confused state, and convulsive episode.[unboundmedicine.com]

  • Insulinoma

    Misdiagnosis and delay in treatment are common and prolonged hypoglycemia can lead to permanent neurological deficit or fatal coma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of insulinoma in a 55 years old female who presented with episodes of abnormal behavior and altered sensorium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical features of an insulinoma are fasting hypoglycemia with neuroglycopenic symptoms including confusion and unusual behavior, while hypertension is usually not associated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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