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161 Possible Causes for Brittle Nails, Diarrhea, Hyperreflexia

  • Hypoparathyroidism

    My guess would be that the Ca was not giving her diarrhea but that she was malabsorbing the Ca due to diarrhea and rapid GI transit.[] Signs and symptoms include muscle cramps, abdominal pain, dry skin, brittle nails, cataracts, tetany, and convulsions Condition produced by greatly reduced function of the[] Hyperreflexia. Other symptoms and signs depend on the aetiology: DiGeorge's syndrome : Recurrent infections due to T-cell immunodeficiency.[]

  • Autoimmune Gastritis

    Histamine excess can cause diarrhea as can bacterial overgrowth or LC. We present a 57-year-old woman with diarrhea, sporadic epigastric pain, and bloating.[] Hair loss and brittle nails were seen in about half of patients, sleeping disorder in 36.9% and restless legs syndrome in 24.7%.[] […] cytometry and cytogenetic analysis Spinal cord Myelopathy Spongy degeneration Paresthesias Loss of proprioception: vibration, position, ataxic gait, limb weakness/spasticity (hyperreflexia[]

  • Graves Disease

    Though quite rare, this disease can also manifest with gastrointestinal symptoms such as dysphagia, heartburn, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.[] Additional symptoms associated with Graves’ disease include heart palpitations, slight tremors of the hands and/or fingers, hair loss, brittle nails, exaggerated reflexes[] HLA-B8, Dr3 association Often incited during stress e.g. childbirth, infection, steroid withdrawal Presentation Symptoms heat intolerance weight loss hyperactive diarrhea hyperreflexia[]

  • Hypocalcemia

    After further analysis, we assume that epoprostenol-induced diarrhea caused malabsorption (as other reasons were excluded), leading to nutritional osteomalacia with secondary[] Tissue deterioration is reflected in dry scaly skin, hair loss and brittle nails and, after more than a year of chronic hypocalcaemia, cataracts can also be seen.[] Severe hypocalcemia with serum calcium 7 mg/dL ( 1.75 mmol/L) may cause hyperreflexia, tetany, laryngospasm, or generalized seizures.[]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    She presented with muscle weakness, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea since one week. The initial diagnosis was TPP.[] nails Slow heart rate Irregular period Sensitivity to cold Constipation Carpal tunnel syndrome Treatment for hypothyroidism Levothyroxine sodium tablets (aka Synthroid) can[] […] despite a voracious appetite Irritability Poor sleep Hypertension Proptosis with lid retraction and stare Warm, flushed skin Microcephaly with craniosynostosis Frontal bossing Hyperreflexia[]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    Symptoms of pernicious anemia may include fatigue, shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, jaundice or pallor, tingling and numbness of hands and feet, loss of appetite, diarrhea[] Symptoms you may experience: Fatigue, weakness, irritability, pale skin, headaches, brittle nails, decreased appetite, increased susceptibility to infections, and a decreased[] nails, and thinning and early greying of the hair.[]

  • Thyroid Crisis

    […] bone marrow aplasia. catathymic crisis an isolated, nonrepetitive act of violence that develops as a result of intolerable tension. celiac crisis an attack of severe watery diarrhea[] nails -slow DTR's Hypoactive bowel sounds -puffy eyes increases TSH T4 low to nl -hyponatremia -hypoglycemia -Levothyroxine -average full replacement dose of levothyroxine[] Tremor, hyperreflexia Anxiety and fragile emotional states Frequent bowel movements Thyroid Storm is a severe form of thyrotoxicosis.[]

  • Pellagra

    It is characterized by 4 "D's": diarrhea, dermatitis, dementia, and death.[] Occasionally the nails become relatively concave rather than convex and become brittle. This condition is termed koilonychia.[] […] chronic alcoholism, and pellagra should be considered a differential diagnosis of delirium tremens and psychosis, especially if signs of gait disturbance, limb rigidity and hyperreflexia[]

  • Acrodynia

    Definitions from The Century Dictionary. noun An epidemic disease characterized by disturbances in the alimentary canal (vomiting, colic, diarrhea), by nervous symptoms (especially[] […] hair and nails, red skin, paresthesia, hemiplegia Mild toxicity: [Se] 1 mg/L (serum); Serious: 2 mg/L * Silver Very high doses: hemorrhage, bone marrow suppression, pulmonary[] The signs and symptoms of Acrodynia comprise loss of skin layers, peripheral neuropathy, vomiting and diarrhea, renal failure, and memory loss and loss of focus.[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    The following are the signs and symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency: Fatigue Weight loss Palpitations Development of sore in the mouth and tongue Diarrhea Problems with menstrual[] nails -- Can occur with B12 deficiency, says the Pernicious Anemia Society Burning of feet or legs -- This symptom is related to nerve damage caused by B12 deficiency Pica[] We describe a previously healthy adolescent girl who presented with emotional lability, mental status changes, hyperreflexia, and ataxia.[]

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