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29 Possible Causes for Coma, Disconjugate Eye Movement, Stupor

  • Brain Stem Infarction

    The Glasgow Coma Scale is a scoring system used to evaluate someone’s level of consciousness.[thequadspot.com] If there is total occlusion of the vertebrobasilar system then patients can present with tachycardia, fluctuating blood pressure, ataxia, impaired consciousness, and coma[symptoma.com] According to the most recent information on adverse effects of bupropion (2), headache, coma, migraine headache, tremor, dizziness, extrapyramidal symptoms, seizures and transient[relis.no]

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    Coma may mask its classical clinical picture or even be the sole manifestation. Although coma points to a poor outlook it may be reversed by thiamine administration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In untreated patients, stupor may progress to coma, then to death. There are no specific diagnostic studies.[merckmanuals.com] The most common presenting symptoms of WE are mental status changes. [5] Stupor and coma are rare manifestations of WE.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • General Anesthesia

    This review discusses the clinical and neurophysiological features of general anesthesia and their relationships to sleep and coma, focusing on the neural mechanisms of unconsciousness[nejm.org] The terms anaesthesia (Greek: without feeling) and narcosis (Greek: stupor, paralysis) were introduced soon after the discovery of etherization.[bja.oxfordjournals.org] General anesthesia essentially is a “reversible coma.”[psychcentral.com]

  • Tricyclic Antidepressant Overdose

    Coma grade was the best predictor of outcome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fourteen patients (36.9%) were classified as lethargic or stuporous on admission while 23 (60.5%) were either comatose or semicomatose, nine requiring endotracheal intubation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] zolpidem tartrate aka Ambien, Secobarbital Narcotic Signs and symptoms Constricted aka pinpoint pupils, marked respiratory depression, needle tracks (iv abusers) drowsiness, stupor[quizlet.com]

  • Coma

    […] and prevalence of coma.[symptoma.com] A stuporous or comatose person cannot communicate.[msdmanuals.com] Description Coma is from the Greek word koma which means deep sleep.[patient.info]

  • Brain Stem Hemorrhage

    A 55-year-old man and a 65-year-old man were admitted with coma-producing brain stem hemorrhage accompanied by hyperthermia. Both underwent ventricular drainage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical manifestations may include OCULAR MOTILITY DISORDERS; ATAXIA; PARALYSIS; PERSISTENT VEGETATIVE STATE; and COMA. [ ] Tree view Term history Term info database cross[ebi.ac.uk] . • Clinical manifestations may range from isolated deficits to coma . • Hypertension is the most common risk factor. • MRI may provide further detail and aid prognosis. •[medlink.com]

  • Barbiturate Overdose

    Those who use such combinations tend to be: New users who do not know these combinations can lead to coma or death Experienced users who use them on purpose to alter their[nlm.nih.gov] Coma blisters.[dermatologyadvisor.com] If abused for a long period of time, coma and acute overdose syndrome may occur.[allaboutcounseling.com]

  • Barbiturate

    […] of similar height, weight, and age but not in a barbiturate coma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] hydrocodone is characterized by respiratory depression (a decrease in respiratory rate and/or tidal volume, Cheyne-Stokes respiration, cyanosis), extreme somnolence progressing to stupor[books.google.com] […] no (but at high doses will cause hypnosis and stupor)[quizlet.com]

  • Marchiafava Bignami Disease

    If the individual presents with acute neurologic symptoms like seizures or coma, a cerebral mass or stroke must be urgently excluded using computer tomography or magnetic[symptoma.com] Patients who present in coma and stupor have a mortality rate of about 20%.[msdmanuals.com] The onset of the disease may be sudden presenting with stupor, coma or seizures while some may present with gait abnormality (spasticity), psychiatric problems, hemiparesis[omicsonline.org]

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    […] expires October 29, 2021 Overview In this article, the authors discuss the commonly encountered clinical scenarios associated with metabolic encephalopathy and metabolic coma[medlink.com] Difficulty in speaking Behavioral change Asterixis (rapid momentary loss of tone in the muscles) Muscle stiffness or rigidity Uncontrollable movements or seizures (rare) Stupor[symptoma.com] movements Disconjugate, skew deviation, cr N.[aneskey.com]

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