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87 Possible Causes for Bradycardia, Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Upper Abdominal Pain

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Severe volume depletion can cause bradycardia; deep, erratic respirations; and hypothermia. 2[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com] This syndrome has an insidious onset of malaise, fever, abdominal pain, and bradycardia. Diarrhea and rash (rose spots) appear after 1 week of symptoms.[emedicine.medscape.com] Up to 50% of cases are preceded by an upper tract respiratory infection caused by group-A beta-hemolytic streptococcus and present with the common tetrad of abdominal pain[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    We describe a 41-year-old man who presented with steep down-sloping ST-segment elevation, paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia, severe sinus bradycardia, and intermittent complete[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] . 16 In fact, women are more likely to present with atypical symptoms such as fatigue, sleep disturbance, shortness of breath, back pain, upper abdominal or epigastric pain[journals.lww.com] On occasion the physician may order atropine sulfate with morphine to counteract serious bradycardia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Clinical features of upper gastrointestinal bleeding Symptoms Abdominal pain – may be epigastric or diffuse Haematemesis – vomiting of bright red blood Coffee-ground vomit[geekymedics.com] There were five withdrawals of treatment out of 693 patients in the terlipressin group: three were attributed to bradycardia ( Söderlund 1990 ; Silvain 1993 ; D'Amico 1994[doi.org] Symptoms associated with blood loss can include Fatigue Weakness Shortness of breath Abdominal pain Pale appearance Vomiting of blood usually originates from an upper GI source[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Meningitis

    […] altered pupillary responses, absent Doll's eyes reflexes, decerebrate or decorticate posturing, papilloedema, Cushing's Triad (abnormal respiratory pattern, hypertension, bradycardia[pch.health.wa.gov.au] Concomitant with localization of larvae in the liver, abdominal pain may localize in the right upper abdominal quadrant.[dx.doi.org] The initial presentation is usually nonspecific with features including raised or unstable temperature, respiratory distress, episodes of apnoea and bradycardia, hypotension[patient.info]

  • Acute Atrial Infarction

    Thirty (68%) patients had generalized abdominal pain, 14 (32%) had lumbar pain, 3 (7%) had right upper quadrant pain, 18 (41%) had fever, 3 (7%) had both fever and abdominal[journals.lww.com] After coronary angiography, the patient had chest pain associated with hypotension, sinus bradycardia, periods of complete atrioventricular block, and one episode of ventricular[jamanetwork.com] A role for concomitant vagal activation in the pathogenesis of such T wave changes, which are usually associated with bradycardia, has also been postulated.[angelfire.com]

  • Biliary Tract Infection

    […] complications included seven haemorrhages, six perforations of the common bile ducts, four gastro‐intestinal tract perforations, one stent release mechanism failure, and one bradycardia[doi.org] Result of FA test was related to clinical findings such as fever and leucocytosis, but was not to upper abdominal pain, jaundice, liver function test abnormality and the presence[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Parameters: (1) local symptoms (upper abdominal pain and tenderness, other) (2) body temperature and fever (3) erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) (4) white blood cell (WBC[meducator3.net]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Chest pain is pleuritic and is adjacent to the infected area. Pneumonia may manifest as upper abdominal pain when lower lobe infection irritates the diaphragm.[merckmanuals.com] […] following: Hyperthermia (fever, typically 38 C) [1] or hypothermia ( 35 C) Tachypnea ( 18 respirations/min) Use of accessory respiratory muscles Tachycardia ( 100 bpm) or bradycardia[emedicine.medscape.com] A history of nausea, vomiting, heartburn, and abdominal pain may be helpful, but occasionally the differential diagnosis is difficult and requires either direct observation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Organophosphate Poisoning

    On the same day the patient also developed severe upper abdominal pain along with nausea and vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Human poisoning due to amitraz may be misdiagnosed as organophosphate/carbamate (OPC) toxicity, since amitraz poisoning shares several clinical features (miosis, bradycardia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] nicotinic symptoms, and late admission were significantly higher than Group 1 (p CONCLUSIONS: Independent predictors of mortality in patients with organophosphate poisoning as bradycardia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Biliary Colic

    […] a knife stabbing. my stomache would hurt only … upper right abdominal pain off and on Not rated yet I have been experiencing upper right abdominal pain off and on for few[abdopain.com] Biliary colic can cause severe reversible reflex bradycardia (Cope's Sign), even complete heart block. Pain relief is very important in the management of such cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Interestingly, doctors use injectable CCK to test your gallbladder’s function looking for causes of upper abdominal pain.[livestrong.com]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    […] discomfort Pelvic pain in women Low-grade fever Fatigue Upper Urinary Tract (Pyelonephritis) A bladder infection that has migrated to the kidneys is usually considered serious[verywell.com] The sympathetic response below the level of injury is uninhibited, producing severe vasoconstriction and reflexive bradycardia.[emedicine.medscape.com] Suprapubic tenderness Flank pain and costovertebral angle tenderness (may be present in cystitis but suggest upper UTI) Bloody urine Fevers, chills, and malaise (may be noted[emedicine.medscape.com]

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