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25 Possible Causes for Confusion, Fecal Impaction, Shy Drager Syndrome

  • Dehydration

    There is any other change in the person's alertness (for example, confusion or seizures). The person has a fever over 102 F (38.8 C).[] […] yellow urine Dry, cool skin Headache Muscle cramps Signs of severe dehydration: Not urinating, or very dark yellow or amber-colored urine Dry, shriveled skin Irritability or confusion[]

  • 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[]

  • Hyperpyrexia

    impaction, bowel obstruction, bowel perforation, or renal failure.[] We observed a patient who, during the administration of intravenous cimetidine, became hyperpyretic and confused.[] The patient presented with a 2-week history of fever and increasing confusion, in the context of a number of changes to his medication regimen.[]

  • Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy

    Abdominal radiography or computed tomography may reveal megacolon or fecal impaction.[] […] atrophy with autonomic failure (Shy-Drager syndrome) Parkinson’s syndrome with autonomic failure Secondary causes of autonomic neuropathy include: Amyloidosis (abnormal protein[] If these patients experience chest pain in any location along with confusion, unexplained fatigue, edema, nausea, hemoptysis and vomiting, one should have a high index of[]

  • Ectopic Pregnancy

    impaction or hernia Vascular: occlusive intestinal ischemia, usually caused by thromboembolism of the superior mesenteric artery By system [ edit ] A more extensive list[] […] tubal ring is a thick-walled cystic structure in the adnexa, independent of the ovary and uterus, and is highly predictive of ectopic pregnancy. [15] It can sometimes be confused[] Confused if im pregnant or not . Continuous BFN follwed by AF (Not sure ) Preg symptoms continues . BFN still .[]

  • Paraplegia

    A flaccid bowel produces abdominal distention and predisposes the patient to fecal impaction.[] Many spinal cord injury survivors are confused by the distinction between quadriplegia, tetraplegia, paraplegia.[] Paraplegia, not to be confused with Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP), is an impairment in motor or sensory function of the lower extremities.[]

  • Autonomic Dysreflexia

    The episodes of AD are often triggered by some type of noxious stimulus such as a distended urinary bladder or a fecal impaction.[] The term Shy Drager Syndrome has been widely misused, and is no longer useful. Table 1. Clinical Domains, Features and Criteria Used in the Diagnosis of MSA.[] After a day, he developed sustained hypertension up to 220 mmHg systolic and 120 mmHg diastolic with confusion.[]

  • Orthostatic Intolerance due to NET Deficiency

    impaction Hemorrhoids Neoplasms Hernia Infectious and Noninfectious Diarrhea Vitamin and Nutritional Deficiencies Metabolic Disorders Phenylketonuria The Genitourinary System[] Eur Heart J 30: 2631–2671 PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar Oldenburg O, Karliova M, Koeppen S et al. (1999) Das Shy Drager Syndrom.[] Low BP Dry mouth/thirst (thirst center stimulated when serum osmolality increases) Weight loss Low UO Confusion/lethargy High specific gravity High Hct High BUN/Cr High osmo[]

  • Juvenile Paralysis Agitans of Hunt

    .-) fecal impaction (K56.4) urinary tract infection (N39.0) G90.5 Complex regional pain syndrome I (CRPS I) Reflex sympathetic dystrophy Excludes1: causalgia of lower limb[] Drager syndrome Shy-Drager syndrome Sporadic olivopontocerebellar atrophy Striatonigral degeneration Applies To Atrophy or degeneration: olivopontocerebellar [Déjérine-Thomas[] Future confound future with past Mind.Time confusion past with present Confusion in temples : Sensorium Confusion in temples Cannot part hair : Head.E Parting painful Cataract[]

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