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468 Possible Causes for Chvostek Sign, Nocturnal Leg Cramp, Non Specific ST-T Changes

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Chronic kidney insufficiency affects a significant number of individuals in the developed countries, particularly the United States. The progressive nature of the disease and a substantial reduction in the quality of life over the period of time are the primary reasons why an early diagnosis is crucial. Anemia,[…][symptoma.com]

  • Hypocalcemia

    Manifestations include hyperactive deep tendon reflexes, chvostek's sign, muscle and abdominal cramps, and carpopedal spasm.[icd9data.com] His examination demonstrated a slight resting tremor, normal strength, and negative Chvostek sign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] sign: Twitching of the ipsilateral facial musculature (perioral, nasal, and eye muscles) by tapping over cranial nerve VII at the ear Chvostek's sign is neither sensitive[medicine.uiowa.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] […] 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]

  • Hypomagnesemia

    Chvostek sign is an involuntary twitching of the facial muscles elicited by a light tapping of the facial nerve just anterior to the exterior auditory meatus.[merckmanuals.com] .  Changes in electrocardiogram are non specific like prolongation of conduction and slight ST depression, Nonspecific T-wave changes, U waves may b seen, Prolonged QT and[slideshare.net] Some non-specific changes in the ECG also suggests probability of magnesium deficiency, including ST segment depression, peaked T waves, PR prolongation and broad QRS segment[symptoma.com]

  • 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] 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]

    Missing: Nocturnal Leg Cramp
  • Hypoglycemia

    Intern Med. 2016;55(8):949-53. doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.55.5737. Epub 2016 Apr 15. Author information 1 Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Dokkyo Medical University, Japan. Abstract We encountered a 62-year-old woman who experienced frequent episodes of hypoglycemia. She was diagnosed with postprandial[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Chvostek Sign
  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The concept of "structural plasticity" has emerged as a potential mechanism in neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases such as drug abuse, depression, and dementia. Chronic alcoholism is a progressive neurodegenerative disease while the person continues to abuse alcohol, though clinical and imaging studies show[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Chvostek Sign
  • Hyperthyroidism

    OBJECTIVE: The treatment of hyperthyroidism associated with severe liver dysfunction (LD) is a clinical challenge, and there has been no unified examination of this problem. The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of radioiodine ( 131 I) in combination with a molecular adsorbent[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Chvostek Sign
  • Graves Disease

    Thyroid hemiagenesis is a rare congenital dysplasia, whereas a variety of pathological changes may occur in residual thyroid lobe. The most frequently described pathology in residual thyroid lobe is Graves' hyperthyroidism. Although I therapy has been generally recommended as the preferred treatment for Graves'[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Chvostek Sign
  • 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]

    Missing: Non Specific ST-T Changes