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27 Possible Causes for Body Temperature Instability

  • Lamellar Ichthyosis

    The defective skin barrier function may lead to dehydration, body temperature instability, and high susceptibility to infections.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In most cases of ARCI, neonates are born with a collodion membrane covering the body, often presenting with ectropion and eclabium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Congenital Ichthyosis

    These infants are also at risk for fluid loss, dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, body temperature instability, and pneumonia.”[theindusparent.com] temperature instability.[firstskinfoundation.org] These infants are also at risk for fluid loss, dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, body temperature instability, and pneumonia. How is it Diagnosed?[firstskinfoundation.org]

  • Gaucher Disease, Collodion Type

    These infants are also at risk for fluid loss, dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, body temperature instability, and pneumonia. How is it Diagnosed?[firstskinfoundation.org]

  • Neonatal Jaundice

    History of temperature instability Examination Physical Examination Assessment of jaundice is best done in natural light Jaundice usually follows a cephalocaudal progression[kidshealthwa.com] Urine output and colour (dark urine) Stooling – delayed passage of meconium or light coloured stool Change of behaviour – lethargy, cries becoming shrill, arching of the body[kidshealthwa.com]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Symptoms in newborns and infants may include: Inactivity Unexplained high fever or any form of temperature instability, including a low body temperature Irritability Vomiting[cancercarewny.com]

  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    […] is characterised by four groups of symptoms: Hyperthermia — body temperature over 38.5C Autonomic instability — eg, tachycardia, fluctuating blood pressure, diaphoresis, incontinence[pharmaceutical-journal.com] ’s temperature increases due to the hypermetabolic state caused by increased muscular tone. 6, 7 The truth is that they probably both play a role .[emdocs.net] Regardless of etiology, fever and hemodynamic instability are of critical therapeutic importance as these are the pathways leading to patient mortality.[emdocs.net]

  • Congenital Herpes Simplex

    What Are the Symptoms of Neonatal HSV Symptoms of this condition include, but are not limited to: blisters on the surface of the skin body stiffness respiratory distress temperature[thurswell.com] instability or rapid onset of fever seizures lethargy The specific symptoms displayed by the child are indicative of which form of HSV he or she has.[thurswell.com]

  • Prochlorperazine

    May need anticholinergic antiparkinsonian agent to counter extrapyramidal symptoms May impair core body temperature regulation FDA warning regarding off-label use for dementia[reference.medscape.com] […] may obscure toxicity of chemotherapeutic drugs Use may be associated with neuroleptic malignant syndrome; monitor muscle ritidity, mental status changes, fever, autonomic instability[reference.medscape.com]

  • Catatonic Schizophrenia

    Autonomic instability Abnormalities in body temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiration rate, and sweating.[academic.oup.com]

  • Preterm Labor

    body temperature due to low body fat Cardiovascular problems such as: a.[momjunction.com] Some of the problems premature babies may experience include: Temperature instability--inability to stay warm due to low body fat.[stanfordchildrens.org] Stopped breathing or apnea Underdeveloped organs and vision problems Higher risk of learning disabilities Behavioral problems Temperature instability — the inability to regulate[momjunction.com]

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