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11 Possible Causes for Carpopedal Spasm, Vasovagal Syncope

  • Hyperventilation

    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] 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]

  • 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] This is where they base the tilt-table test study for vasovagal syncope. They have been successful thus far in inducing some but not all.[zeromd.wordpress.com] spasm.[unp.me]

  • Orthostatic Syncope

    The patient with hyperventilation and syncope usually has a history of tachypnea, often with paresthesias and sometimes carpopedal spasm.[ahcmedia.com] The most common cause of syncope in the general population is the neurally mediated syncope known as neurocardiogenic syncope, vasovagal syncope (VVS) or simply “fainting”[frontiersin.org] Nandu.goswami@medunigraz.at Abstract At orthostatic vasovagal syncope there appears to be a sudden decline of sympathetic activity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ciguatera Poisoning

    Other reported symptoms include carpopedal spasm, ptosis, and inconsolability.[calpoison.org]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Carpopedal spasms are spasms of the hands, thumbs, feet or toes, and are associated with hypocapnia. They come from long periods of rapid, deep respiration.[medictests.com] Example: Haemorrhage ; vasovagal syncope etc. ii) Impaired atrial filling by external compression. Example: Constrictive pericarditis. Clinical presentation: 1.[histopathology-india.net]

  • Heat Exhaustion

    We report the case a woman who was found dead in a forest. The body was nude and the position of the body suggested a sexually motivated homicide. We concluded that death was not related to homicide, but was related to the conjunction of environmental factors, including insect stings, and acute psychosis. A[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[sjkdt.org]

  • Kearns Sayre Syndrome

    Hypocalcemic tetany occurred at the age of four, with paresthesia and carpopedal spasms.[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com] The North American Vasovagal Pacemaker Study (VPS): a randomized trial of permanent cardiac pacing for the prevention of vasovagal syncope.[doi.org] spasms and other signs, therefore considered.[ispub.com]

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Parry SW, Norton M, Pairman J, Baptist M, Wilton K, Reeve P, et al : Impedance cardiography : a role in vasovagal syncope diagnosis? Age Ageing 38 : 718-723, 2009 21.[doi.org]

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