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10,097 Possible Causes for Confusion, Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients

  • Delirium

    lability. 68 In this study, hypoactive delirium was present in over 50% of patients with normal or near-normal arousal.[doi.org] Confusion, introduced by French workers during the second half of the century, referred to a syndrome wider than (but including) delirium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] To develop and validate a new standardized confusion assessment method (CAM) that enables nonpsychiatric clinicians to detect delirium quickly in high-risk settings.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Apathetic Thyrotoxicosis with Thyrotoxic Crisis

    Approximately 50 percent of patients with thyroid storm will have cardiovascular symptoms, such as widened pulse pressure, increased systolic blood pressure, premature ventricular[livingwithgravesdisease.com] Other symptoms of thyroid storm include chest pain,palpitations, shortness of breath,delirium,confusion, psychosis, stupor, and fatigue.[hyperthyroidismsymptomsx.com] On examination, the patient appeared ill, prostrated, and confused. Blood pressure was 190/120 mm Hg, pulse was 148/min and irregular, and respiratory rate was 20/min.[thefreelibrary.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Alcohol, Vitamin B1 – Thiamine Deficiency and Brain Damage Acute alcohol intoxication will typically produce unsteadiness, slurring of speech and mild confusion.[stewartnutrition.co.uk] Confusion If a man consumes more than five drinks or a woman more than 4 drinks in an hour, they’ll enter the next stage of intoxication: confusion.[healthline.com] This confuses me. How can an acute case of alcoholic intoxication be continuous? Then there is 303.92, chronic alcoholism, episodic.[aapc.com]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Acute confusion is a common symptom of physical illness in the older patient. In the majority, it is transient and resolves on treatment of precipitants.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some older adults with a UTI also develop confusion. The tricky part Some of these UTI symptoms are similar to the symptoms of other conditions common in older people.[health.harvard.edu] […] lower pelvis Frequent need to urinate Cloudy urine Blood in the urine Foul smelling urine Other symptoms can include painful sexual intercourse, pain in the side and mental confusion[parkview.com]

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  • Hypoglycemia

    What you will feel is probably: shaky, a bit confused, a little uncoordinated, sweaty, some peoples eyes go funny.[web.archive.org] The definition of clinically significant hypoglycemia remains one of the most confused and contentious issues in contemporary neonatology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Kalhan Abstract The definition of clinically significant hypoglycemia remains one of the most confused and contentious issues in contemporary neonatology.[doi.org]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Alcohol Abuse

    […] disorder Learning and memory problems, including poor school performance Injury Sexual assault Death THE EFFECTS INCLUDE: Reduced inhibitions Slurred speech Motor impairment Confusion[itmattersks.org] These effects can include: Reduced inhibitions Slurred speech Motor impairment Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Coma Breathing problems Death Other risks of[niaaa.nih.gov] Others may drink to lessen feelings of guilt, loneliness, or confusion. What are the symptoms of alcoholism? Symptoms are different for each person.[my.clevelandclinic.org]

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  • Hyponatremia

    Moderate - personality change, muscle cramps and weakness, confusion, ataxia. Severe - drowsiness.[patient.info] A 41 year old Jordanian gentleman known case of osteogenesis imperfecta presented with vomiting, decreased oral intake followed by confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cognitive impairment (eg, short-term memory loss, disorientation, confusion, depression). Focal or generalised seizures.[patient.info]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The first had been admitted with confusion and weight loss, the second with hypotension and sepsis, and the third with confusion and hypoglycaemia-induced seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report on the case of a 51-year-old man with chronic alcoholism, who suddenly developed visual disturbance and confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Arguments about treating overdoses should not be confused with those about whether there is an alcohol-paracetamol interaction at therapeutic doses.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Head Injury

    More than half (56%) screened positive for mTBI, defined as at least one instance in which they experienced a change in consciousness or a period of being dazed and confused[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The effects of concussion can leave people with symptoms including dizziness, nausea, confusion or an inability to process or retain information, sensitivity to light, and[headway.org.uk] Your baby may have one or more of these early symptoms: loss of consciousness drowsiness dizziness confusion vomiting irritability drainage, clear or bloody, from his nose[babycenter.com]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Brain Concussion

    For example, in the first few minutes after the injury, someone might be just slightly confused or appear a little bit dazed.[utswmed.org] Immediately after the accident, the person may be confused, not remember what happened or have nausea, blurry vision, or dizziness.[mayfieldclinic.com] Symptoms include loss of consciousness, confusion, memory difficulties, and other signs of brain dysfunction. Diagnosis is clinical with neuroimaging done as needed.[merckmanuals.com]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients

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