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22 Possible Causes for Carpopedal Spasm, Circumoral Paresthesia

  • Hyperventilation

    THE hyperventilation syndrome, as seen in anxious, tense persons, is characterized by paresthesia of the extremities and circumoral area, sensations of lightheadedness and[nejm.org] In extreme cases it may cause carpopedal spasms, a flapping and contraction of the hands and feet.Factors that may induce or sustain hyperventilation include: physiological[en.wikipedia.org] 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]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • Hypocalcemia

    This is most commonly manifested as numbness and tingling, particularly of the distal extremities or as circumoral paresthesias.[endocrinologyadvisor.com] 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]

  • Respiratory Alkalosis

    Acute respiratory alkalosis causes light-headedness, confusion, peripheral and circumoral paresthesias, cramps, and syncope.[msdmanuals.com] […] and peripheral paresthesias, carpopedal spasms, twitching and muscle weakness.[nurseslabs.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]

  • Metabolic Alkalosis

    paresthesia Muscle twitching, weakness Dizziness May exhibit: Hypertonicity of muscles, tetany, tremors, convulsions, loss of reflexes Confusion, irritability, restlessness[nurseslabs.com] 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]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • Hypomagnesemia

    A 39-year-old woman was presented to the emergency department complaining of severe watery diarrhea and carpopedal spasm after ingesting a handful of magnesium hydroxide tablets[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical description Clinical manifestations include weakness, fatigue, increased neuromuscular excitability (muscle fasciculation, cramps, tremor carpopedal spasms, numbness[orpha.net] Symptoms include anorexia, nausea, vomiting, lethargy, weakness, personality change, tetany (eg, positive Trousseau or Chvostek sign, spontaneous carpopedal spasm, hyperreflexia[merckmanuals.com]

  • Ciguatera Poisoning

    There are lingual or circumoral paresthesias, painful paresthesias, reversed temperature sensation (i.e. hot objects feel cold and vice versa), dental pain, pruritus, arthralgias[symptoma.com] Other reported symptoms include carpopedal spasm, ptosis, and inconsolability.[calpoison.org]

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