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124 Possible Causes for Chvostek Sign, Trousseau Sign

  • Hypocalcemia

    His examination demonstrated a slight resting tremor, normal strength, and negative Chvostek sign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On primary assessment, stridor and a positive Trousseau sign were noted. Laboratory examination showed hypocalcemia.[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]

  • Hypoparathyroidism

    The following are signs of hypocalcemia: Chvostek's sign (watch video) is the twitching of the facial muscles in response to tapping over the area of the facial nerve.[smartypance.com] Positive Chvostek's Sign E. Absent Trousseau's Sign F. Hypertension 5. A physician orders Calcium Gluconate IV as treatment for a patient with hypoparathyroidism.[registerednursern.com] […] or Chvostek’s sign (due to hypocalcemia) KNOW how to elicit a positive Trousseau’s Sign .[registerednursern.com]

  • Hypomagnesemia

    signs.[derangedphysiology.com] Trousseau's sign may be observed by inflating a blood pressure cuff on the upper arm above systolic pressure for 2 to 3 minutes.[epilepsy.com] 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]

  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism

    sign Chvostek's Sign facial muscle contractions after tapping on the facial nerve dermatologic fungal nail infections hair loss blotchy skin pigment loss, vitiligo Evaluation[medbullets.com] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs can include paresthesias, tetany, cramps, and even seizures. Moreover, the physical exam is notable for findings such as Chvostek sign and Trousseau sign.[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] 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]

  • Bicarbonate

    Because metabolic alkalosis decreases ionized calcium concentration, signs of hypocalcemia (eg, tetany, Chvostek sign, Trousseau sign), change in mental status, or seizures[drsircus.com] Because metabolic alkalosis decreases ionized calcium concentration, signs of hypocalcemia (eg, tetany, Chvostek sign, Trousseau sign), change in mental status, or seizures[drsircus.com] […] can cause neuromuscular weakness and arrhythmias, and, by increasing ammonia production, it can precipitate hepatic encephalopathy in susceptible individuals The physical signs[drsircus.com]

  • 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] Trousseau's sign Clinical Manifestations, continued Tinnitus Sensation of chest tightness Palpitations Seizures and loss of consciousness ABGs Show pH 7.45 PaCO2 35mmHg Chronic[quizlet.com] signs, N&V, focal neurologic signs, depressed consciousness, or coma Lab pH 7.42, HCO 3 - 22 mEq/L–if compensating, PaCO 2 35 mmHg.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Bartter's Disease

    Hypotension - may be symptomatic or asymptomatic based on volume status Tetany - positive Chvostek's and Trouseau's signs may be present in the setting of hypomagnesemia and[clinicaladvisor.com] 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[madeasy.de] 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[madeasy.de]

  • Gitelman Syndrome

    Chvostek's and Trousseau's signs were positive. Her clinical and neurological examinations revealed Grade 3 quadriparesis without sensory loss.[sjkdt.org] Hypotension - may be symptomatic or asymptomatic based on volume status Tetany - positive Chvostek's and Trouseau's signs may be present in the setting of hypomagnesemia and[clinicaladvisor.com] 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.[sjkdt.org]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    Other disorders found in CCS include: Loss of the sense of smell Swelling of the limbs Discoloured streaks in the retina Positive Chvostek sign (twitching of facial muscles[dermnetnz.org] On examination she has bilateral pitting pedal oedema, positive trousseaus sign onychoschizia, hyper-pigmented spots on skin.[isge.ie] […] in response to tapping over the facial nerve) and positive Trousseau sign (spasm of the hand caused by inflating a blood-pressure cuff to above systolic pressure for 3 minutes[dermnetnz.org]

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