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1,004 Possible Causes for Coma, Electrolyte Imbalance

  • Heat Stroke

    In addition, pulmonary edema, coma, hypotension, and hyperpyrexia occurred.[] She was unconscious with hyperthermia on admission and later showed biochemical evidence of liver, cardiac and muscle injury and associated electrolyte imbalance.[] imbalance and inadequate perfusion to organs.[]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    Glasgow Coma Scale was 14 (four for spontaneous eye opening, four for incomprehensible sounds, and six for response to pain).[] I nfectious (encephalitis, meningitis, UTI, pneumonia) W ithdrawal (alcohol, barbiturates, benzodiazepines) A cute metabolic disorder (electrolyte imbalance, hepatic or renal[] Also, other physiologic conditions that may cause delirium are things like dehydration and electrolyte imbalances.[]

  • Hyponatremia

    The patient developed acute symptomatic seizures and coma. Gradual normalization of the sodium level led to a recovery of consciousness.[] Bowel preparation for colonoscopy and/or colorectal surgery can cause electrolyte imbalances.[] An examination revealed Glasgow Coma Scale of 13/15 and marginally low blood pressure.[]

  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

    Then the coma. Strickland spent his last three weeks in the hospital's burn unit, sheets of skin sliding off his body.[] […] risk for death from fluid loss, electrolyte imbalance or infections, said Esen K.[] Read More August 28, 2014 Feeling Blessed A month later when she woke up from the coma, she was blind and had burn scars all over her body.[]

  • Lithium Toxicity

    However, the presentation of myxedema coma after lithium intoxication has not been previously documented.[] Its adverse effects of dehydration and serum electrolyte imbalances are widely known.[] However, her neurological symptoms deteriorated with floppy quadriplegia and deep coma. She gradually recovered.[]

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

    […] version from 2012-02-26 05:37 Section Question Answer Lethargy, confusion, apprehension, muscle twitching, abdominal cramps, anorexia, nosia, vomiting, headache, seizures, coma[] From Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search abnormalities in the levels of electrolytes which are medically significant edit English water-electrolyte imbalance abnormalities[] If this is not corrected, you can have seizures and go into respiratory arrest and a coma. Potassium levels higher than 5 mEq/L is referred to as hyperkalemia.[]

  • 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[] Treatment is directed toward reversal or control of the underlying process, supportive care, and prevention of complications such as infection, electrolyte imbalance, and[] imbalances, or nutritional deficiencies, for example, hepatic or renal disease or exogenous poisons. met·a·bol·ic en·ceph·a·lop·a·thy ( met'ă-bol'ik en-sef'ă-lop'ă-thē )[]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Coma, vomiting and hypothermia are the commonest symptoms in young teenagers intoxicated by alcohol.[] Patients are usually treated with intravenous fluid to hydrate the patient and to correct hypoglycemia or electrolyte imbalance.[] imbalance unresponsive to conventional therapy and/or serum methanol concentration of 50 mg/dl ( 12 ).[]

  • Salicylate Poisoning

    […] poisoning, especially chronic (repeated administration of therapeutic or excessive doses for longer than 12 h), can include metabolic acidosis, hypoglycaemia, lethargy, and coma[] Correct fluids and electrolytes Rehydrate to euvolaemia Correct electrolyte imbalance Correct hypoglycaemia Enhance elimination and treat acidosis Correction of metabolic[] Delayed presentation, coma, hyperpyrexia, pulmonary oedema and acidaemia were more common in the fatal cases.[]

  • Water Intoxication

    She was hospitalized when a major motor seizure and coma (Glasgow coma scale 8) occurred after ingesting 48 ounces of fluid.[] Many older adults have lower amounts of sodium (an electrolyte) in the blood, so the risk of an electrolyte imbalance is increased.[] Patients present with coma, hyponatraemia, and hypoxemia of unknown etiology.[]

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