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342 Possible Causes for Chvostek Sign, Giddiness and Lightheadedness, Toxic Effect of Benzene

  • Hyperventilation

    Chvostek's sign is also due to hypocalcaemia. Flick behind the ear, just in front of the mastoid bone where the facial nerve emerges.[patient.info] […] or giddiness, profuse perspiration, and tingling sensations in the fingertips, face, or toes.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] 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]

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  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Chvostek's sign is also due to hypocalcaemia. Flick behind the ear, just in front of the mastoid bone where the facial nerve emerges.[patient.info] Chvostek’s sign is twitching of facial muscles in response to tapping over the area of the facial nerve Trousseau’s sign is carpopedal spasm that results from ischemia, such[slideshare.net] Acute secondary hypocalcemia can result in carpopedal spasm, muscle twitching, a prolonged QT interval, and positive Chvostek and Trousseau signs.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    Chvostek's sign is also due to hypocalcaemia. Flick behind the ear, just in front of the mastoid bone where the facial nerve emerges.[patient.info] […] or giddiness, profuse perspiration, and tingling sensations in the fingertips, face, or toes.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Chvostek’s sign is twitching of facial muscles in response to tapping over the area of the facial nerve Trousseau’s sign is carpopedal spasm that results from ischemia, such[slideshare.net]

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  • Anxiety Disorder

    Anxiety can be an appropriate response to stressful situations but is considered a pathologic disorder when it is disabling and difficult to control. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is the most common anxiety disorder seen in primary care, affecting approximately 3% of adults in the United States (1, 2). This[…][doi.org]

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  • Hypokalemia

    sign ipsilateral facial muscle contraction caused by tapping the facial nerve Trousseau sign carpopedal spasms by inflating the sphygmomanometer above systolic blood pressure[step2.medbullets.com] […] calcium 4.4 mg/dL Etiology renal failure hypoparathyroidism vitamin D deficiency hypomagnesemia inhibits PTH release pancreatitis alkalemia Presentation seizures tetany Chvostek[step2.medbullets.com]

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  • Respiratory Alkalosis

    Positive Chvostek’s sign Nausea and vomiting Muscle twitching Assessment CIRCULATION May report: History/presence of anemia Palpitations May exhibit: Hypotension Tachycardia[nurseslabs.com] sign Trousseau's sign Clinical Manifestations, continued Tinnitus Sensation of chest tightness Palpitations Seizures and loss of consciousness ABGs Show pH 7.45 PaCO2 35mmHg[quizlet.com] Ataxia Chvostek’s sign Tremor Encephalopathy Coma Seizure manifestations PNS Signs Myoclonus Tetany I have written about these issues many times…as these articles/blog postings[leonchaitow.com]

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  • Hypomania

    A 74-year-old man with a remote history of Sydenham's chorea but no personal or family history of mood disorder had simultaneous onset of severe, generalized chorea and a mild manic syndrome in clear consciousness. Both chorea and hypomania improved after treatment with sodium valproate and clonazepam. Agitated[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Metabolic Alkalosis

    […] close Please confirm that you would like to log out of Medscape. If you log out, you will be required to enter your username and password the next time you visit. Log out Cancel Updated: Oct 19, 2017 Author: Lennox H Huang, MD, FAAP; Chief Editor: Timothy E Corden, MD more... Overview Background Metabolic alkalosis[…][emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Benzene Poisoning

    The toxic effects of benzene are varied; acute exposure affects the central nervous system, whereas chronic exposure causes damage to the hematopoietic system.[symptoma.com] Reducing Benzene Toxicity Benzene is a very difficult substance to detoxify unless you know what you doing, each person is different in the way they are effected by benzene[naturalhealthgroup.com.au] These are reactive chemical species and may contribute to benzene’s effects through different pathways, making the mechanism of toxicity a complex issue.[symptoma.com]

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  • Electrolytes Abnormal

    […] or Chvostek sign can point to a diagnosis of hypocalcemia.[clinicalgate.com] signs Trousseau sign – inflating blood pressure cuff on arm for 3 minutes to systolic blood pressure will cause spasm of hand Chvostek sign – tapping on facial nerve near[arupconsult.com] Dx Patients with hypocalcemia may exhibit Chvostek sign and Trousseau sign. The diagnosis is confirmed, however, by a low serum ionized calcium.[musculoskeletalkey.com]

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