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64 Possible Causes for Carpopedal Spasm, Pediatric Disorder, Trousseau Sign

  • Bartter's Disease

    Other symptoms Other symptoms, which appear during late childhood, include fatigue, muscle weakness, cramps, and recurrent carpopedal spasms.  Developmental delay and minimal[] Disorders of renal transport of sodium, potassium and magnesium. In Pediatric Kidney Disease, Vol. 2, 1st edition. CM Edlemann Jr, editor.[] In addition, some affected patients may have neuromuscular irritability as manifested by a positive Chvostek /or Trousseau sign or frank tetany due to alkalosis and hypomagnesemia[]

  • Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

    A 17-year-old female presented to us with a history of perioral numbness and carpopedal spasms of one week duration followed by progressive weakness of all the four limbs[] The disorder has been described most frequently in Asian males.[] Chvostek's sign and Trousseau's sign were positive. Neurologically, she was fully oriented. She had Grade 3 power in all the four limbs with intact sensation.[]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    spasm Ca, Mg Edema Protein Glossitis Vitamins B 2 and B 12 , folate, niacin , iron Night blindness Vitamin A Pain in limbs, bones, pathologic fractures K, Mg, Ca, vitamin[] […] or Trousseau sign 60.[] Copyright 1985 by the American Academy of Pediatrics Log in using your username and password Log in through your institution You may be able to gain access using your login[]

  • Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism

    spasm after blood pressure readings inflate BP cuff 20mmHg above systolic BP x 3-5min hand adopts a MCP flexed, DIP and PIP extended position more sensitive than Chvostek's[] Abstract Patients with Albright hereditary osteodystrophy (AHO) phenotype are usually seen in pediatric endocrinology policlinics when they are evaluated for short stature[] spasm (ie, tetany) wheezing; may develop from bronchospasm abdominal pain, dysphagia voice changes (due to laryngospasm) 49 Tetania – clinical manifestations irritability[]

  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism

    The authors describe a 6 year old girl who initially presented with limping due to intraarticular ossification of left knee joint but later developed carpopedal spasms.[] Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism . 4th ed.[] Her trousseau's sign was positive, serum calcium 5.5 mg/dl, PTH 137 pgm/ml and CT scan of brain shows bilateral and symmetrical calcification.[]

  • Renal Tubular Acidosis

    The carpopedal spasm was due to hypocalcemia which was precipitated by the alkali replacement.[] Chan JCM (1980) Acid-base and mineral disorders in children: a review. Int J Pediatr Nephrol 1:54–63 PubMed Google Scholar 12.[] Dental alterations in patients with renal tubular disorders have been described in a few reports. [2] , [3] Specifically, in dRTA, there is only one case reported in pediatric[]

  • Hereditary Neonatal Hyperparathyroidism

    Severe cramp or carpopedal spasm iindicates more severe hypocalcaemia. Has the patient ever presented with confusion or seizures?[] Levine holds the Lester Baker Endowed Chair and is Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Dr.[] ) or by using the cuff of a sphygmomanometer to temporarily obstruct the blood flow to the arm (a phenomenon known as Trousseau's sign of latent tetany ). [3] A number of[]

  • Neonatal Hypocalcemia

    spasm (ie, tetany) Wheezing; may develop from bronchospasm Dysphagia Voice changes (due to laryngospasm) Neurologic symptoms of hypocalcemia include the following: Irritability[] Succinct, targeted coverage of normal childhood growth and development, as well as the diagnosis, management, and prevention of common pediatric diseases and disorders, make[] Physical findings of hypocalcemia include the Chvostek sign (twitching of muscles controlled by the facial nerve with light tapping of the cheek) and the Trousseau sign (carpopedal[]

  • Hypocalcemia

    The patient had carpopedal spasm at both hypocalcemic presentations.[] On primary assessment, stridor and a positive Trousseau sign were noted. Laboratory examination showed hypocalcemia.[] Ping Zhou , MD Morri Markowitz , MD Children's Hospital at Montefiore Bronx, NY Disorders of Calcium and Phosphorus Homeostasis. Gertner JM.[]

  • Alkalosis

    spasm Shift 02 dissociation curve to the left (Alkalosis) (Increased affinity of Hb for O2) Correction Treat underlying cause Re-breather mask About Dr Mike Cadogan Emergency[] Core Messages Essentially all pediatric disorders, if severe enough, can lead to acid-base disturbances directly, as a result of therapy, or both.[] sign, Chvostek sign, and possibly seizures.[]

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