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1,387 Possible Causes for Coma, Somnolence

  • Appendicitis

    The doctors appeared to refute the North Korean regime's account that Warmbier went into a coma after getting botulism a day after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor[dailymail.co.uk] Observe the child for signs of fatigue or somnolence. Then gently palpate away from the area of pain. Percuss the abdomen.[sages.org]

  • Acromegaly

    A 61-year-old man with gigantism and acromegaly choked and fell into a coma. Immediate tracheal intubation resulted in a return of his consciousness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] hands, feet, and frontal bones, widely spaced teeth, bone proliferation in extremities, soft tissue thickening, hyperhidrosis, macroglossia, headache, amenorrhea, impotence, somnolence[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] supraorbital ridge and frontal bones, widely spaced teeth, bone proliferation in extremities, soft tissue thickening, hyperhidrosis, macroglossia, headache, amenorrhoea, impotence, somnolence[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Meningitis

    CoNS HAM occurred later after the last surgery than controls (17 vs. 12 days, p   0.029) and had higher Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score (14 vs. 13, p   0.038).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] All patients had insidious onset and slow progression of behavioral and cognitive dysfunction accompanied by daytime somnolence and headache.[science.gov] Low Glasgow Coma Scale at admission was significantly associated with worse neurological outcome (P 0.001).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sinusitis

    Coma and lead to death. What Tests Diagnose Sinus Infections and Sinusitis?[emedicinehealth.com] We report the case of a 17-year-old boy who presented in a state of somnolence due to interhemispheric and infratentorial subdural empyema with preseptal cellulitis secondary[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In extreme cases, the patient may experience mild personality changes, headache, altered consciousness, visual problems, seizures, coma, and possibly death. [12] Sinus infection[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Epidural Hematoma

    We reported a 79-year-old female with coma after traumatic brain injury (TBI). The epidural hematoma was first diagnosed on non-contrast computerized tomography (CT).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During the ride, he became gradually more somnolent.[medbullets.com] The level of consciousness and coma in an acutely head injured patient is often described by clinicians with the Glasgow Coma Scale .[nervous-system-diseases.com]

  • Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency

    Psychosis and coma are rare.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 22-year-old woman with a negative urine drug screen and somnolence rapidly reversed by intravenous flumazenil was found to have elevated ammonia levels and punctate calcifications[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Initial signs include somnolence and poor feeding, usually followed by vomiting, lethargy, and coma central.[path.upmc.edu]

  • West African Trypanosomiasis

    If left untreated, WAT leads to coma and death. Fortunately, though, the disease is relatively easily diagnosed and treated with a high-cure rate.[symptoma.com] A 67-year-old Caucasian man presented with a 10-month history of cognitive deterioration, ataxic gait, somnolence and urinary incontinence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Years may pass until the disease progresses to coma and death, which usually follows aspiration pneumonia. T. brucei gambiense are extracellular parasites.[symptoma.com]

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    Hyperammonemia can also result in postoperative coma; however, it is rarely recognized as a potential cause in coma patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] addition Grade 2 Lethargy or apathy Minimal disorientation for time or place Subtle personality change Inappropriate behavior Impaired performance of subtraction Grade 3 Somnolence[aafp.org] Grade 3 : somnolent but rousable, unable to perform mental tasks, disorientation to time and place, marked confusion, amnesia, occasional fits of rage, speech is present but[oxfordmedicaleducation.com]

  • Hypoxia

    If the brain lacked oxygen for only a brief period, a coma may be reversible and the person may have a full or partial return of function.[nlm.nih.gov] Subjective symptoms may include fatigue, lassitude (state of exhaustion), somnolence (drowsiness, sleepiness), dizziness, headache, breathlessness, and euphoria.[mountainflying.com] Results One hundred seven patients met the enrollment criteria (median Glasgow Coma Score, 7). Overall mortality was 43%.[jamanetwork.com]

  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis

    […] prognosis for a good functional recovery seems to be correlated with age over 40 years, a long prodromal course (5 to 7 days) of constitutional symptoms, and the absence of coma[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is followed by the emergence of neurological features, such as confusion, focal neurological signs, generalised or focal seizures, meningism, and somnolence 1 .[radiopaedia.org] RESULTS: A 78 year-old healthy male from Maine presented in late summer with six days of fever, headache, and confusion that progressed rapidly to seizure and coma.[neurology.org]

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