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728 Possible Causes for Confusion, Hyperglycemia, Slurred Speech

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    Although the patient initially had hyperglycemia due to diabetes mellitus, she conversely began to manifest hypoglycemic attacks 63 months postoperatively with the concomitant[] Because of its scarcity and the cytomorphologic similarity between plasma cells and endocrine cells, EMP of the pancreas may be confused with neuroendocrine (islet cell) tumors[] […] insulinoma Hypoglycemia, which causes fatigue, nervousness and shakiness, dizziness or lightheadedness, seizures, and fainting episodes Confusion Symptoms of a glucagonoma Hyperglycemia[]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Teach the patient and family the care related to surgically induced diabetes: symptoms and appropriate treatment for hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia, procedure for performing[] I am to the point where I am confusing myself. My oncologist is at the Cleveland Clinic which I think is one of the better facilities in the country?[] Parameters DPPSP ( n 10) TP ( n 13) P vaule Enzymes replacement (cps/d) 0.9 2.0 9.2 2.2 0.001 Total insulin dose (U/d) 6.4 14.0 29.7 9.3 0.001 Diarrhea or steatorrhea 2 4 0.660 Hyperglycemia[]

  • Phenothiazine

    Stop taking this medicine and get emergency help immediately if any of the following effects occur: Rare Confusion (severe) or coma difficult or fast breathing drooling fast[] Fundus changes in the late stages may be confused with choroideremia or Bietti crystalline corneoretinal dystrophy; the symptoms include visual field loss and night blindness[] Rare Abdominal or stomach pains aching muscles and joints agitation, bizarre dreams, excitement, or trouble in sleeping bleeding or bruising (unusual chest pain clumsiness confusion[]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Sokol-McKay, MS, CVRT, CDE, CLVT, OTR/L, SCLV What Is Hyperglycemia? What Is Hypoglycemia? What Is Hyperglycemia?[] If early symptoms aren't recognized and treated quickly, blood sugar levels may continue to fall, resulting in drowsiness weakness blurred vision slurred speech confusion[] Kalhan Abstract The definition of clinically significant hypoglycemia remains one of the most confused and contentious issues in contemporary neonatology.[]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    Stress hyperglycemia was measured by glucose/glycated albumin (GA) ratio.[] METHODS: We presented a 14-year-old patient with signs suggestive of transient ischemic attack (TIA), including triple episodic weakness on the right upper limb, slurred speech[] 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[]

  • Insulinoma

    In conclusion, geniposide dose dependently improves β-cell function and increases the proliferation of β-cells exposed to prolonged hyperglycemia.[] Slurring of speech, confusion, change of behaviour, truculence. Stupor, coma. Subacute hypoglycaemia Also known as hypoglycaemia unawareness.[] The clinical features of an insulinoma are fasting hypoglycemia with neuroglycopenic symptoms including confusion and unusual behavior, while hypertension is usually not associated[]

  • Cerebral Hemorrhage

    Management of hyperglycemia Admission hyperglycemia is a potent predictor of 30-day mortality in both diabetic and non-diabetic patients with ICH [ 108 ].[] speech, new onset of seizure, or loss of consciousness after one of the above symptoms.[] They include headache, weakness, confusion, and paralysis, particularly on one side of your body.[]

  • Lithium Toxicity

    Miscellaneous: Fatigue , lethargy, transient scotomata, exophthalmos , dehydration, weight loss , leukocytosis , headache, transient hyperglycemia , hypercalcemia , hyperparathyroidism[] speech Muscle twitches Nystagmus Chronic lithium toxicity Hand tremors Coma Slurred speech Increased reflexes Kidney disorders Memory problems Psychosis Blood and urine analysis[] In two patients the presentation mimicked mania, but the third presented with a more typical toxic confusion state.[]

  • Diabetic Ketotic Coma

    Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Non-Ketotic Hyperosmolar Coma Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) – associated with type 1 diabetes Clinical Presentation – hyperglycemia ( 250 mg/dl), acidosis[] speech, irrational/combative behavior, visual disturbances SEVER: disorientation, loss of consciousness, difficult to arouse, seizures, coma **Can mimic alcohol intoxication[] […] non-ketotic coma is a metabolic emergency usually seen in elderly non-insulin dependent diabetics, characterized by severe hyperglycaemia, volume depletion, altered consciousness, confusion[]

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    Work-Up 10  CBC – R/o severe anemias and leukemias as causes of altered mental status  Blood glucose levels hypoglycemia/ hyperglycemia  O2 Saturation and ABG - Exclude[] Classic signs of inebriation such as slurred speech, poor coordination and an alcohol-like odor can be caused by other etiologies, while many true alcoholics show no signs[] Eleven days after her last treatment, she developed acute diplopia, deafness and gait ataxia, followed by severe confusion.[]

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