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14 Possible Causes for Behavior Problem, Confusion, Generalized Slow Activity Grade 3

  • Hypoglycemia

    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] , lips, or tongue irritability abnormal behavior lightheadedness unsteady movement inability to concentrate personality changes headache restlessness Severe Hypoglycemia If[glucagenhypokit.com]

  • Hyponatremia

    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] A 41 year old Jordanian gentleman known case of osteogenesis imperfecta presented with vomiting, decreased oral intake followed by confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Two patients had confusion, ataxia, or ocular changes and low serum thiamine levels, which resolved with parenteral thiamine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Wernicke's classic triad (confusion, ocular abnormalities, and ataxia) manifested in only 46.9% (23 of 49) of the patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    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] , poor coordination, ataxia, confusion, seizures, stupor and coma; May be a lag in recovery of CNS symptoms after the metabolic problem is corrected Encephalopathy causes[quizlet.com]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    On evaluation, she had hyponatremia, episodic abnormal behavior, generalized muscle pain, hypertension, and sinus tachycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute attacks present with episodes of severe abdominal pain, nausea, confusion and severe life-threatening seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The highly variable symptomatic presentation of AIP causes confusion with other diseases and results in a high misdiagnosis rate (68% in China) and delayed effective treatments[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    This can include physical changes, changes in the person’s behavior, or problems with their thinking skills.[polytrauma.va.gov] Level 4-- Confused/Agitated: Person is extremely agitated and confused.[msktc.org] […] that result from a TBI, see the FCA fact sheet Coping with Behavior Problems After Head Injury.[caregiver.org]

  • Dementia

    Behavioral problems are seen in most patients with dementia and are often poorly characterized in the literature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Treating conditions that can lead to confusion often greatly improve mental function.[medlineplus.gov] Day care services are effective in decreasing caregiver burden and behavioral problems in persons with dementia, but they also accelerate time to nursing home admission.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Any clinical assessment scales on cognitive function, physical function, behavioral problems, and the overall clinical status were the primary outcomes, and any reported adverse[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We would like to discuss the confusing features of atypical AD that mimic other dementias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The goals of treatment are: Slow the progression of the disease (although this is difficult to do) Manage symptoms, such as behavior problems, confusion, and sleep problems[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stroke

    , including the inability to see the right visual field of each eye (homonymous hemianopsia) impaired ability to do math or to organize, reason, and analyze items behavioral[web.archive.org] The symptoms of a stroke include sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body; sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding speech; sudden trouble[ninds.nih.gov] It is frequently confused with peripheral nerve system (PNS) pathologies; misdiagnosis may delay identification of the etiology and treatment of stroke.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningoencephalitis

    On the 3rd hospital day, consciousness level was down and abnormal behavior appeared. The CT scans showed diffuse brain edema.[ginmu.naramed-u.ac.jp] Radiologic findings of necrosis and liquefaction due to hemorrhagic meningoencephalitis may be confused with brain abcess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs and symptoms [ edit ] Signs of meningeoncephalitis include unusual behavior, personality changes, and thinking problems. [1] [5] Symptoms may include headache, fever[en.wikipedia.org]

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