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4,142 Possible Causes for Cardiac Arrhythmia, Kussmaul Respiration, Persistent Lactic Acidosis

  • Acidosis

    Hyperlactatemia is defined as a persistent, mild to moderate (2-4 mmol/L) increase in blood lactate concentration without metabolic acidosis , whereas lactic acidosis is characterized[emedicine.medscape.com] ., dyspnea, marked Kussmaul respirations) These patients generally have severe metabolic acidosis with respiratory compensation.[emcrit.org] In mild cases the symptoms may be overlooked; in severe cases symptoms are more obvious and may include muscle twitching, involuntary movement, cardiac arrhythmias, disorientation[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Diabetic Ketotic Coma

    respiration, acetone breath, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain Mental confusion, DehydrationComa Lab Investigations Plasma glucose Serum Urea Serum creatinine Serum ketones[howmed.net] Iatrogenic hypoglycaemia: severe hypoglycaemia is also associated with cardiac arrhythmias, acute brain injury and death. Iatrogenic hypokalaemia.[patient.info] Classic signs of DKA include Kussmaul respirations and an acetone odor on the pt's breath.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com]

    Missing: Persistent Lactic Acidosis
  • Lactic Acidosis

    […] interval: 2.5-20.6; P CONCLUSION: In the absence of risk factors associated with persistent lactic acidosis, such as shock or acute kidney or liver injury, continued peri-operative[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In mild cases the symptoms may be overlooked; in severe cases symptoms are more obvious and may include muscle twitching, involuntary movement, cardiac arrhythmias, disorientation[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] lactic acidosis CAUSES (Cohen & Woods classification) Type A – Inadequate Oxygen Delivery anaerobic muscular activity (sprinting, generalised convulsions) tissue hypoperfusion[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Metabolic Acidosis

    Kussmaul’s respirations B. Glucose 110 C. Hypoventilation D. Neuro-excitability The answer is A: Kussmaul’s respirations 10.[registerednursern.com] arrhythmia cardiac arrest fibrillation threshold metabolic alkalosis respiratory alkalosis anesthetized dogs Accepted February 10, 1966. 1966 American Heart Association,[circres.ahajournals.org] Infants will try to correct metabolic acidosis by a reflex respiratory alkalosis using hyperventilation and Kussmaul respirations.[mhmedical.com]

    Missing: Persistent Lactic Acidosis
  • Amniotic Fluid Embolism

    In the absence of any other clear cause, acute maternal collapse with one or more of the following features : • Acute fetal compromise • Cardiac arrhythmias or arrest • Coagulopathy[freebirth.com.au] […] arrest or life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia.[toxicology.imedpub.com] Its main clinical features are severe hypotension, arrhythmia, cardiac arrest, pulmonary and neurological manifestations, and profuse bleeding because of disseminated intravascular[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Persistent Lactic Acidosis
  • Alcoholic Ketoacidosis

    A 66-year-old man with a history of chronic alcoholism presented with Kussmaul respirations following several days of fasting accompanied by vomiting, in the presence of continued[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] arrhythmia.[aafp.org] respiration (if marked acidaemia) tachycardia volume depletion INVESTIGATIONS ABG: metabolic acidosis, ketonaemia, ketonuria (may have metabolic alkalosis if has severe vomiting[lifeinthefastlane.com]

    Missing: Persistent Lactic Acidosis
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    He was tachypneic with a respiratory rate of 35/minute; the pattern was characteristic of Kussmaul's respiration.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] In patients with DKA and a relatively low plasma potassium level, insulin administration may cause hypokalemia and cardiac arrhythmias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] And metabolic acidosis worsens altered mental status, and also if it's severe enough, it may even cause cardiac arrhythmias, or abnormal heart rhythms, that can be fatal.[khanacademy.org]

    Missing: Persistent Lactic Acidosis
  • Acute Renal Failure

    In cases with cardiac arrhythmia and respiratory paralysis (rare), attacks can be fatal.[orpha.net] The arrhythmia or abnormal heart rhythms it causes can lead to cardiac arrest and sudden death.[livestrong.com] Fishman -- Approach to the patient with suspected arrhythmia / Jeffrey E. Olgin -- Approach to cardiac arrest and life-threatening arrhythmias / Robert J.[worldcat.org]

    Missing: Persistent Lactic Acidosis
  • Cardiomyopathy

    acidosis, severe lactic acidosis, expansion and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] INTRODUCTION: Noncompaction cardiomyopathy is a rare phenotype of cardiomyopathy associated with severe cardiac arrhythmia and thromboembolic complications.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lilly -- Mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias / Ranliang Hu [and others] -- Clinical aspects of cardiac arrhythmias / Ranliang Hu, William G. Stevenson, and Leonard S.[worldcat.org]

    Missing: Kussmaul Respiration
  • Atrial Flutter

    The patient was tachycardic with Kussmaul respirations and lethargic, and she only responded to deep painful stimuli.[clinical.diabetesjournals.org] arrhythmia and conduction disorders with mcc 309 Cardiac arrhythmia and conduction disorders with cc 310 Cardiac arrhythmia and conduction disorders without cc/mcc 793 Full[icd10data.com] Both pericarditis and cardiac arrhythmias due to amoebic liver abscess especially from right lobe are very rare.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Persistent Lactic Acidosis

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