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126 Possible Causes for Confusion, Fecal Impaction, Hemiplegia

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    Acute attacks present with episodes of severe abdominal pain, nausea, confusion and severe life-threatening seizures.[] The highly variable symptomatic presentation of AIP causes confusion with other diseases and results in a high misdiagnosis rate (68% in China) and delayed effective treatments[] The disease is clinically manifested with severe abdominal pain, confusion, and seizures which may be life threatening.[]

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    RESULTS: All patients identified prodromal symptoms that began days prior to acute severe pain; the most common included confusion ("brain fog"), irritability, and fatigue[] […] weeks, neurological symptoms (muscular weakness, sensory loss or convulsions) and psychological symptoms (irritability, anxiety, auditory or visual hallucinations, mental confusion[] Additional signs include head, neck and chest pain, hypertension, seizures, mental changes (restlessness, anxiety, confusion, insomnia, disorientation), and neuropathies that[]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    Bowel management to avoid constipation and fecal impaction or diarrhea also is a component of ancillary care. 631 Some feedings administered via a PEG or nasogastric tube[] […] following cerebral infarction 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt Type 2 Excludes transient ischemic attack (TIA) ( G45.9 ) ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I69.351 Hemiplegia[] They happen suddenly, and include Numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body Confusion or trouble speaking or understanding speech Trouble seeing in one or both[]

  • Epidural Hematoma

    Understanding of the strength of impact and sequence of trauma can also help to assess the condition.[] […] microangiopathic changes Arterial hypertension and increasing age are the most important risk factors Clinical features Lucid interval , then loss of consciousness Headache Hemiplegia[] A 54-year-old man presented with a 1-week history of headache, confusion, and drowsiness.[]

  • MELAS Syndrome

    PMHx: Chronic constipation (multiple episodes of fecal impaction), hypothyroidism, and seizures. Family Hx: Lives with mother and two siblings.[] Episodes may be followed by transient hemiplegia or hemianopia lasting a few hours to several weeks.[] Encephalopathy or confusion and forgetfulness caused by poor liver function. This can lead to confusion or even coma (hepatic encephalopathy ).[]

  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    Acute episodes almost always were precipitated by some factor such as a minor infection, surgical procedure, pregnancy, fecal impaction, or pancreatitis.[] Neurologic manifestations include alteration in mental status, seizures, hemiplegia, paresthesias, visual disturbance, and aphasia Fatigue may accompany the anemia Severe[] Symptoms may include large bruises, fever, weakness, shortness of breath, confusion, and headache.[]

  • Delirium

    impaction, hypertensive encephalopathy, liver failure, long stays in an ICU, mental disorders, postoperative states, sensory deprivation, sleep deprivation, toxins that affect[] […] medical records: myocardial infarction; congestive heart failure; peripheral vascular disease, cerebrovascular disease; chronic lung disease; connective tissue disease; hemiplegia[] Confusion, introduced by French workers during the second half of the century, referred to a syndrome wider than (but including) delirium.[]

  • Posterior Cerebral Artery Occlusion with Infarction

    New-onset fecal incontinence after stroke: prevalence, natural history, risk factors, and impact. Stroke. 2003 Jan. 34(1):144-50. [Medline].[] Hemiplegia was due to infarction in the lateral midbrain.[] […] similar to Wernicke's aphasia except that repetition is relatively spared); and Gerstmann's syndrome (a combination of acalculia, finger agnosia, agraphia, and right/left confusion[]

  • Hemiparesis

    New-onset fecal incontinence after stroke: prevalence, natural history, risk factors, and impact. Stroke. 2003 Jan. 34(1):144-50. [Medline].[] The phases of the gait cycle are altered dramatically in hemiplegia.[] At completion, however, the patient became confused and agitated, with no improvement despite the reversal of sedation.[]

  • Hyoscyamus Niger Poisoning

    CLINICAL : -Behavioral disorders, Cerebral accidents, Cough, Fecal impaction, Mania, Meningitis, Schizophrenia, Seizures.[] Hemiplegia. [A, v. HALLER ,( From seeds, in a male adult.) in Vicat's Mat. Med ., i, p. 184.] He suddenly falls to the ground. [CAME RARIUS,-HUNERWOLF, 1. C.][] In the objective case-history there was mild confusion, in the physical examination broad… New Search Next[]

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