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25 Possible Causes for Carpopedal Spasm, Circumoral Paresthesia, Edema

  • Acute Hyperventilation

    spasm.[emedicine.medscape.com] Pulmonary Edema Pulmonary edema (swelling or fluid in the lungs) can either be caused by cardiogenic causes (congestive heart failure, heart...[medicinenet.com] Acute pulmonary edema would MOST likely develop as the result of: toxic chemical inhalation.[quizlet.com]

  • 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] Pulmonary Edema Pulmonary edema (swelling or fluid in the lungs) can either be caused by cardiogenic causes (congestive heart failure, heart...[medicinenet.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] Edema, - P regnancy - P neumonia - P rogesterone - C irrhosis - Aspirin toxicity (early) BP BP Urine Cl Renin 20 Vomit: - Anorexia - Pyloric Stenosis - Hyperemesis gravid.[fprmed.com] , such as psychophysical stresses (anxiety, pain and fear), noxious drugs (analeptics, propanidid, salicylic acid), and pulmonary stimuli (embolism, pneumonia, asthma or edema[symptoma.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] (see Pulmonary Edema, [[Pulmonary Edema]]) Cardiovascular Disease-Induced Hyperventilation Mechanism Pulmonary Congestion : results in stimulation of pulmonary vascular and[mdnxs.com] spasm.[unp.me]

  • 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] […] to correct azotemia and abnormal electrolytes results in rapid correction of serum sodium, bicarbonate, and urea but presents a risk for dialysis disequilibrium and brain edema[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypocalcemia

    Manifestations include hyperactive deep tendon reflexes, chvostek's sign, muscle and abdominal cramps, and carpopedal spasm.[icd9data.com] We describe the case of an 86-year-old woman with moderate renal failure, who presented pulmonary edema and severe myocardial dysfunction due to hypocalcemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is most commonly manifested as numbness and tingling, particularly of the distal extremities or as circumoral paresthesias.[endocrinologyadvisor.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] Edema, - P regnancy - P neumonia - P rogesterone - C irrhosis - Aspirin toxicity (early) BP BP Urine Cl Renin 20 Vomit: - Anorexia - Pyloric Stenosis - Hyperemesis gravid.[fprmed.com] A chest x-ray is important in all patients as it helps discern an anatomical or infectious cause and may rule in/out pulmonary edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] This rare case suggests a potential role of magnesium in stabilizing the vascular endothelium and, when deficient, in contributing to cerebral edema of the posterior circulation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical description Clinical manifestations include weakness, fatigue, increased neuromuscular excitability (muscle fasciculation, cramps, tremor carpopedal spasms, numbness[orpha.net]

  • Ciguatera Poisoning

    Other reported symptoms include carpopedal spasm, ptosis, and inconsolability.[calpoison.org] Bradycardia, hypotension and pulmonary edema have been reported frequently.[symptoma.com] […] by some experts despite a double-blind randomised controlled trial that found no benefit — Mannitol’s beneficial effects (if any) may be related to a decrease in neuronal edema[litfl.com]

  • Electrolytes Abnormal

    Hypocalcemia Chief complaints of patients who present with hypocalcemia include carpopedal spasm, neuromuscular excitability and if severe seizures might develop.[cdemcurriculum.com] No lower extremity edema is present. Neurologic examination reveals no focal deficits.[clinicalgate.com] […] numbness Paresthesias Carpopedal spasm Electrocardiogram (ECG) – prolonged QT interval, Torsades de Pointes Etiologies Removal or destruction of parathyroid glands (hypoparathyroidism[arupconsult.com]

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