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15 Possible Causes for Cardiac Arrest, CT Scan showing Adrenal Mass, Ventricular Fibrillation

  • Hypokalemia

    Within 2 h of arrival, despite electrolyte repletion, he suffered cardiac arrest. Advanced cardiac life support was performed for 45 min.[] Adrenal imaging with computerized tomography (CT) scan showed a low-density mass measuring 2.1 cm in diameter in the left adrenal (Figure 2 ).[] To report a case of ventricular fibrillation caused by severe hypokalemia probably associated with sertraline use.[]

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

    Arrhythmias and cardiac arrest have been reported during amphotericin B administration but no effective technique has been described to prevent them.[] Answers QUESTION 1 The CT scan (figure 2 ) shows a large mass (arrow) arising from the region of the right adrenal gland.[] Here, a young woman with prior episodes of auditory stimulus-induced syncope presented with LQTS and ventricular fibrillation (VF) with hypomagnesaemia and hypocalcaemia after[]

  • Hypercalcemia

    OBJECTIVE: Severe hypercalcemia is often considered an emergency because of a potential risk of cardiac arrest or coma.[] The thoracic-abdominal CT scan showed a retroesophageal mass measuring 5.6 3.2 6.8 cm, which was suspicious for parathyroid tumour, in addition to bilateral hypodense adrenal[] : ventricular fibrillation ) and muscle/smooth muscle weakness.[]

  • Pheochromocytoma

    arrest or stroke.[] If imaging with MRI or CT scans of the adrenal glands shows a mass in the gland (or outside it), surgery may be done.[] Cardiac arrhythmias, such as atrial and ventricular fibrillation, may occur because of excessive plasma catecholamine levels.[]

  • VIPoma

    Complications may include: Cancer spread (metastasis) Cardiac arrest from low blood potassium level Dehydration If you have watery diarrhea for more than 2 to 3 days, call[] CT: 5cm mass tail & body of pancreas, no hepatic or adrenal lesions. Octreotide treatment started. Bowel frequency improved, hypokalaemia corrected.[] fibrillation resulting from electrolyte imbalance reveals vipoma in MEN1 syndrome Tiziana Cavalli,Francesco Giudici,Raffaella Santi,Gabriella Nesi,Maria Luisa Brandi,Francesco[]

  • Periodic Paralysis

    arrest with failure of resuscitation.[] A computed tomography (CT) scan of the abdomen showed a nodular mass on the left adrenal gland, although laboratory examination revealed the patient had not developed primary[] Missing the diagnosis can result in possible fatal complications such as hypercapneic respiratory failure and ventricular fibrillation.[]

  • Hypertensive Heart Disease

    arrest: your heart suddenly stops working, you stop breathing, and you lose consciousness stroke and sudden death[] […] contraction and causing the contractions to become spasmodic and irregular ( ventricular fibrillation ).[] CT scanning, MRI, and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) of the abdomen and chest show the presence of adrenal masses, renal artery stenosis, or evidence of coarctation[]

  • Ganglioneuroma

    A few minutes after the last episode he presented severe bradyarrhythmia, with secondary cardiac arrest.[] USG and CT scan showed a well-defined heterogeneous left adrenal mass with solid and cystic components. MIBG Scan revealed a left adrenal mass. S.[] A computed tomography (CT) scan confirmed the presence of a homogeneous, solid adrenal tumor 6 cm in diameter showing peripheral enhancement.[]

  • Bilateral Massive Adrenal Hemorrhage

    While its efficacy in the setting of amlodipine toxicity is poorly elucidated, it is reasonable to administer as rescue therapy in the setting of cardiac arrest due to CCB[] (a) Enhanced CT scan shows a right adrenal mass. Note the area of low attenuation (arrow).[] In another interesting case report, a patient was resuscitated from three episodes of ventricular fibrillation secondary to serious hypokalemia caused by lung carcinoma secreting[]

  • Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome

    Systemic complications include hemolysis and a potential for renal toxicity and cardiac arrest.[] A 44-year-old woman with Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome (KTWS) was evaluated for an adrenal mass incidentally discovered on CT.[] Genetic basis and molecular mechanism for idiopathic ventricular fibrillation. Nature 392, 293–296 (1998) 26 Wang, Q. et al.[]

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