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69 Possible Causes for Chvostek Sign, Hyperventilation, Muscle Twitch

  • 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] […] alkalosis Shallow water blackout, the role of hyperventilation in some drowning incidents[en.wikipedia.org] twitching or cramps If you experience any of these symptoms – or even if you don't – you might want to check your breathing rate.[overcomingyouranxiety.net]

  • 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] Symptoms of hyperventilation are likewise independent of the inspired oxygen concentration for the range studied.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute secondary hypocalcemia can result in carpopedal spasm, muscle twitching, a prolonged QT interval, and positive Chvostek and Trousseau signs.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • 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] […] the hyperventilation were absent.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] twitching.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    Four patients had hyperventilation, one sleep apnea, and two somatization disorders.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] twitches.[anxietynetwork.com] Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety Feeling nervous, irritable or on edge Having a sense of impending danger, panic or doom Having an increased heart rate Breathing rapidly (hyperventilation[adaa.org]

  • 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] Abstract Hyperventilation in pregnancy is a cause of chronic respiratory alkalosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms of respiratory alkalosis may encompass: agitation seizures dizziness light headedness tingling, numbness irregular heart beats muscle twitching , spasms , weakness[healthblurbs.com]

  • 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]

  • Metabolic Alkalosis

    Respiratory alkalosis develops when Rapid, deep breathing (hyperventilation) causes too much carbon dioxide to be expelled from the bloodstream The most common cause of hyperventilation[merckmanuals.com] Muscle twitching is also called muscle fasciculation. Twitching involves small muscle contractions in the body.[healthline.com] Stimulates hyperventilation what 3 things cause METABOLIC ALKALOSIS?[quizlet.com]

  • Acute Anxiety

    Spinning in chairs, hyperventilating on purpose, drinking lots of coffee, etc.[calmclinic.com] twitches.[socialphobia.org] twitches, particularly around the face and neck.[socialanxietyinstitute.org]

  • Hypocalcemia

    Manifestations include hyperactive deep tendon reflexes, chvostek's sign, muscle and abdominal cramps, and carpopedal spasm.[icd9data.com] ‘The patient may experience nausea, vomiting, hyperventilation, and hypocalcemia with muscle tetany and seizures.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com] Symptoms may include: Irritability Muscle twitches Jitteriness Tremors Poor feeding Lethargy Seizures The symptoms of hypocalcemia may resemble other conditions or medical[chop.edu]

  • 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] The increase in stress hormone level and hyperventilation caused by the postoperative pain may contribute to the development of hypokalemia during postoperative period.[clinicaltrials.gov] […] deficiency may produce muscular weakness and lead to paralysis and respiratory failure; muscular malfunction may result in hypoventilation, paralytic ileus, hypotension, muscle[icd9data.com]

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