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1,212 Possible Causes for Behavior Problem, Coma, Psychosis

  • Hyponatremia

    […] state (vegetative coma), deep coma without detectable awareness.[en.wikipedia.org] We would suggest that this patient's polydipsia and hyponatremia are most likely a result of his ingestion of a toxic dose of a long-acting agent known to cause secondary psychosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    Postoperative data obtained included Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS), and follow-up period.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , manic-depressive psychosis, catatonia, and vague personality and intellectual changes. 35,68,69 Although geriatric depression is becoming increasingly recognized, other[ahcmedia.com] 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]

  • 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] This case presents a patient with thiamine deficiency after gastric bypass, although unusual in itself, further complicating the case was the initial diagnosis of acute psychosis[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]

  • 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] @article{Lim2004LupusCA, title {Lupus cerebritis and steroid psychosis in mixed connective tissue disorder.}, author {J K Lim and Mark L. Kraus and Susan S.[semanticscholar.org] The serious problems caused because of inflammation include headaches, seizures, vision problems, dizziness, behavior changes and even stroke.[simstat.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] SX of encephalopathy: may begin with mild confusion, irrational behavior, euphoria, or psychosis.[enotes.tripod.com] , 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]

  • 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] There were no studies done or cases reported relating hypertension to psychosis. To our knowledge this is the first case of hypertension related psychosis.[omicsonline.org] 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]

  • 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] Severe CO poisoning results in coma or encephalopathy, but milder intoxication may occur with nonspecific symptoms suggestive of hysteria, hyperventilation, psychosis, or[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]

  • Myxedema

    Myxedema coma can result from any of the causes of hypothyroidism, most commonly chronic autoimmune thyroiditis.[emedicine.com] 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] Psychiatric disorders include slowed mentation, memory loss, personality changes, hallucinations, delusions, and psychosis.[emjournal.net]

  • Cerebral Malaria

    Plasma and CSF EPO levels also correlated positively with coma duration (P .05 and P .02, respectively).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Both patients had no family history of psychosis and were neurologically and mentally normal before the acute disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] .  Behavior and neuro-psychiatric disorders In children, behavior problems include: 1.[slideshare.net]

  • Brain Neoplasm

    If people are in a coma or have difficulty breathing, herniation may be developing.[merckmanuals.com] Increased pressure can lead to general symptoms such as: Headache Nausea Vomiting Blurred vision Balance problems Personality or behavior changes Seizures Drowsiness or even[cancer.org] Some of the most common are Headaches, often in the morning Nausea and vomiting Changes in your ability to talk, hear, or see Problems with balance or walking Problems with[medlineplus.gov]

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