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165 Possible Causes for Carpopedal Spasm

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  • Hypocalcemia

    Manifestations include hyperactive deep tendon reflexes, chvostek's sign, muscle and abdominal cramps, and carpopedal spasm.[icd9data.com] The patient had carpopedal spasm at both hypocalcemic presentations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Manifestations include hyperactive deep tendon reflexes, Chvostek's sign, muscle and abdominal cramps, and carpopedal spasm.[fpnotebook.com]

  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    Hyperventilation frequently causes numbness and or tingling and spasms in the hands and fingers. Carpopedal spasms are very common, therefore this is TRUE c.[emtcity.com] spasm.[unp.me] Hyperventilation syndrome related to anxiety can cause alkalosis severe enough to cause carpopedal spasm.[anaesthesiamcq.com]

  • Respiratory Alkalosis

    Signs include hyperpnea or tachypnea and carpopedal spasms. Diagnosis is clinical and with ABG and serum electrolyte measurements. Treatment is directed at the cause.[msdmanuals.com] More profound respiratory alkalosis may cause symptoms that resemble those of hypocalcemia, including paresthesias of the extremities and circumoral area and carpopedal spasm[ime.acponline.org] spasm Shift 02 dissociation curve to the left (Alkalosis) (Increased affinity of Hb for O2) Correction Treat underlying cause Re-breather mask References and Links Acid-Base[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Hyperventilation

    In extreme cases it may cause carpopedal spasms, a flapping and contraction of the hands and feet. [3] [4] Factors that may induce or sustain [2] hyperventilation include:[en.wikipedia.org] Trousseau's sign (also called 'main d'accoucheur' or carpopedal spasm) is muscle spasm in the hands, with the tips of the fingers and thumb apposed and the fingers straight[patient.info]

  • Hypoparathyroidism

    Trousseau's sign (watch video) is carpopedal spasm caused by inflating the blood-pressure cuff to a level above systolic pressure for 3 minutes.[smartypance.com] It results in hypocalcemia. tetany: peripheral paresthaesia, carpopedal spasm, seizures emotional lability, depression and anxiety, psychosis short stature There are a number[radiopaedia.org] spasm Type 1 Excludes hysterical tetany ( F44.5 ) neonatal tetany ( P71.3 ) parathyroid tetany ( E20.9 ) post-thyroidectomy tetany ( E89.2 ) Cataract (cortical) (immature[icd10data.com]

  • Acute Hyperventilation

    spasm.[emedicine.medscape.com] Hyperventilation syndrome related to anxiety can cause alkalosis severe enough to cause carpopedal spasm.[anaesthesiamcq.com] spasm), looking upwards and breathing vigorously (60–80 bpm).[academic.oup.com]

  • Strychnine Poisoning

    One hour after she drank the second bowl of herbal decoction, she suddenly developed tonic contractions of all her limb muscles and carpopedal spasm lasting 5 min, difficulty[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alkalosis

    spasm Shift 02 dissociation curve to the left (Alkalosis) (Increased affinity of Hb for O2) Correction Treat underlying cause Re-breather mask References and Links Acid-Base[lifeinthefastlane.com] spasm Type 1 Excludes hysterical tetany ( F44.5 ) neonatal tetany ( P71.3 ) parathyroid tetany ( E20.9 ) post-thyroidectomy tetany ( E89.2 ) alkalosis E87.3 ICD-10-CM Codes[icd10data.com] Decreased Co2 reduces H binding, increases negative charge of proteins and increases binding of calcium to proteins Thus reducing ionised calcium Hypocalcaemia with tetany and carpopedal[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Metabolic Alkalosis

    spasm (Trousseau sign) depressed respirations (b/c of compensation trying to hold CO2) paralytic ileus (gut shuts down to hold HCO3) ABGs (increased pH and HCO3) decreased[quizlet.com] spasm Type 1 Excludes hysterical tetany ( F44.5 ) neonatal tetany ( P71.3 ) parathyroid tetany ( E20.9 ) post-thyroidectomy tetany ( E89.2 ) alkalosis E87.3 ICD-10-CM Codes[icd10data.com] spasms or tingling fingers/toes In a patient with metabolic alkalosis you will see... restlessness, followed by lethargy dysrhythmias compensatory hypoventilation diarrhea[quizlet.com]

  • Bartter's Disease

    Abstract The ROMK subtypes of inward-rectifier K( ) channels mediate potassium secretion and regulate NaCl reabsorption in the kidney. Loss-of-function mutations in this pH-sensitive K( ) channel cause Bartter's disease, a familial salt wasting nephropathy. One disease-causing mutation truncates the extreme[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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