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283 Possible Causes for Confusion, Gallbladder Disease, Orthostatic Hypotension

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Take the patient’s blood pressure to ascertain if there are any orthostatic changes, hypotension, or tachycardia.[] Poor eating habits and consuming foods high in sugars and fats can contribute to gallbladder disease and gallstones.[] Alcohol, Vitamin B1 – Thiamine Deficiency and Brain Damage Acute alcohol intoxication will typically produce unsteadiness, slurring of speech and mild confusion.[]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    hypotension, fall risk Clotting factor/platelet function/hemostasis Bleeding and clotting risk, sensitivity to anticoagulants/antithrombins Risk cerebrovascular accident[] Gallbladder disease(-)I. Assessment of validity and reliability of data derived from a questionnaire. A study of 62,739 weight-conscious women.[] This anomaly, because it is rare, can be a source of confusion to clinicians, especially when acute coronary syndrome is present.[]

  • Septicemia

    disease, and rupture of the appendix and spleen, can also lead to the spread of pathogens and their toxins to the bloodstream What are the Signs and Symptoms of Septicemia[] In some people, the first signs of sepsis are confusion and rapid breathing.[] Symptoms include chills, high fever, and rapid breathing and heart rate, and it can progress quickly to confusion, altered mental state, and shock.[]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    Acute cholecystitis is an acute inflammatory disease of the gallbladder, often caused by gallstones; however, many factors (eg, ischaemia, motility disorders, chemical injury[] 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[]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    […] chronic inflammatory condition and can involve the entire digestive tract gallstones or gallbladder disease food poisoning, which can cause severe abdominal pain, vomiting[] Severe dehydration—which is an emergency—can cause extreme thirst, extreme sleepiness, sunken fontanels, and fussiness in infants; irritability/confusion in adults; and dry[] […] common in children from 3M – 2 years • Salmonella,compylobacter organism bacteria(less than 1 year)(colicky pain bloody diarrhea,fever,cerebral manifestation as drowsiness,confusion[]

  • Dementia with Lewy Bodies

    […] abnormalities and orthostatic hypotension.[] Her gallbladder had to be removed. Her legs became rigid and painful. She dropped 20 pounds. A misdiagnosis, and then a correction to Parkinson’s disease.[] These findings caused diagnostic confusion and necessitated appropriate precautions for prion disease at postmortem examination.[]

  • Mushroom Poisoning

    He was admitted to a hospital 17 hours after ingestion because of orthostatic hypotension and dehydration.[] Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia Calculator: Target Heart Rate Tool Podcast: Gallbladder Scan Podcast Quiz: Autoimmune Diseases Quiz Risk Assessment: Understanding[] She also referred that the patient showed signs of diaphoresis and confusion, and the car was intentionally driven into the ditch.[]

  • Anemia

    […] and biliary diseases 80·5 (68·9 to 94·1) 105·9 (89·1 to 122·3) 32·2 (18·76 to 43·46) 2·4 (2·0 to 2·8) 1·8 (1·5 to 2·1) 24·5 ( 31·76 to 18·21) Pancreatitis 83·0 (59·2 to 111[] Confusion concerning the relative toxicities of the different formulations abounds. The similarities and differences are discussed.[] These common symptoms include: paleness of the skin fatigue fever confusion lightheadedness dizziness weakness or inability to do physical activity Other less common signs[]

  • Delirium

    Repeated loss of consciousness attributed to severe orthostatic hypotension disturbed recovery from delirium.[] Carey, MD Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Disease David S. Barnes, MD Hemochromatosis Anthony S. Tavill, MD Hepatic Encephalopathy Mina Shaker, MD; William D.[] Confusion, introduced by French workers during the second half of the century, referred to a syndrome wider than (but including) delirium.[]

  • Acute Renal Failure

    ., history of vomiting, diarrhea, diuretic overuse, hemorrhage, burns) Weight loss, orthostatic hypotension and tachycardia Thirst and reduced fluid intake Poor skin turgor[] Acute cholecystitis is an acute inflammatory disease of the gallbladder, often caused by gallstones; however, many factors (eg, ischaemia, motility disorders, chemical injury[] More than 30 different definitions have been used in the literature, creating much confusion and making comparisons difficult.[]

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