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26 Possible Causes for Confusion, Hyperlipidemia Type 5, Progressive Polyneuropathy

  • 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]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    […] to multiple myeloma The initial presentation occasionally is a polyneuropathy when it is part of a POEMS syndrome (mostly the sclerotic form).[radiopaedia.org] She became acutely confused with a Glasgow Coma Scale score of 10/15 and a CT head showed no acute pathology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 72-year-old man, who had been in complete remission from multiple myeloma for 1 year after treatment that included lenalidomide, presented with confusion, headache, nausea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

    Neuropathy is typically slowly progressive, distal, symmetrical, and sensorimotor.[emedicine.medscape.com] Signs and symptoms of WM include: Vision problems Confusion Dizziness Loss of coordination Headaches Nosebleeds Bleeding gums Fatigue[primeoncology.org] The definition of Waldenström macroglobulinemia (WM) and its relationship to LPL has been confusing in the past.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Two sets of criteria are currently in use in Australia, which has led to considerable confusion.[racgp.org.au] Confusion sets in; the patient may become combative and noncooperative as he loses consciousness.[web.archive.org] Confusion sets in. The patient may become combative and noncooperative as he loses consciousness.[ems1.com]

  • Neuropathy

    LESSONS: In this case, combined suprascapular neuropathy might contribute to scapular winging and can confuse the diagnosis of winged scapula based on physical findings.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most types of polyneuropathy progress fairly slowly, over months or years, but rapidly progressive polyneuropathy also occurs.[en.wikipedia.org] Obesity and hyperlipidemia are risk factors for early diabetic neuropathy. J Diabet Complicat. 2013;27(5):436–42.[doi.org]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    A doctor not trained in the recognition and treatment of these patients will be easily confused.[chroniccarecharlottesville.com] Most types of polyneuropathy progress fairly slowly, over months or years, but rapidly progressive polyneuropathy also occurs.[en.wikipedia.org] Obesity and hyperlipidemia are risk factors for early diabetic neuropathy. J Diabet Complicat. 2013;27(5):436–42.[doi.org]

  • Scleredema Adultorum

    The condition of one of them resulted in dermato-neuro syndrome (confusion, somnolence passing into coma and grand mal seizure) and improved following an intensive treatment[muni.cz] 710.1 Excludes circumscribed scleroderma ( 701.0 ) Applies To Acrosclerosis CRST syndrome Progressive systemic sclerosis Scleroderma Use Additional Use additional code to[icd9data.com] She had recently been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus with a HgbA1c of 7. 5%. She has hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and depression.[ijcasereportsandimages.com]

  • Diabetic Neuropathy

    Atypical manifestations could cause confusion and might lead to improper diagnosis and treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Said G (1981) Progressive centripetal degeneration in polyneuropathies [French]. Rev Neurol 137 : 573–588 9.[nature.com] Evidence is less strong for type 2 diabetes. Control of other risk factors such as hypertension and hyperlipidemia may also improve the condition ( 12 ).[doi.org]

  • Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

    Visual failure was noticed at 6 years of age, but thereafter disease progression was atypical.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] due to hepatic triglyceride lipase deficiency Hyperlipidemia type 3 Hyperlipoproteinemia type 1 Hyperlipoproteinemia type 3 Hyperlipoproteinemia type 4 Hyperlipoproteinemia[csbg.cnb.csic.es] This dual system may solve the current confusion for both clinicians and geneticists.[doi.org]

  • Diabetic Pseudotabes

    Most common complication of chronic renal failure Usually painless, progressive, symmetric sensorimotor peripheral polyneuropathy Sometimes burning, cramping, crawling, itching[quizlet.com] Diabetic Neuropathy General features: Hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia, disordered insulin metabolism Affects greater than 5% of USA population 10% have Type I diabetes (autoimmune[neurodiffdx.com] Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially fast/irregular heartbeat, dizziness , problems urinating, trouble sleeping , or confusion.[webmd.com]

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