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121 Possible Causes for Confusion, Immunodeficiency Is Progressive, Severe Hypoxemia

  • Pneumonia

    She was emergently admitted to our hospital due to the worsening exertional dyspnea and severe hypoxemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Common symptoms of PCP include progressive shortness of breath, nonproductive cough, and low‐grade fever.[doi.org] The clinical history of pneumonia may include one or more of: Pleuritic chest pain Shortness of breath Cough Production of sputum Rigors or night sweats Confusion.[bmj.com]

  • Anemia

    […] from HIV infection to autoimmune immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), with a correlation between CD4 T-lymphocyte counts and Hb levels. 7,16 The causes of anemia in HIV/AIDS[ajmc.com] Confusion concerning the relative toxicities of the different formulations abounds. The similarities and differences are discussed.[doi.org] Also, even when anemia is mild, older people are more likely to become confused, depressed, agitated, or listless than younger people.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Heart Failure

    It is important to close a patent foramen before LVAD support because significant right-to-left shunting may occur postoperatively, leading to severe hypoxemia under certain[doi.org] […] virus (HIV)–associated cardiomyopathy generally progresses to death within 100 days of diagnosis in patients who are not treated with antiretroviral drugs.[emedicine.com] In addition, the confusion of similar terms with HFpEF, such as diastolic heart failure, and diastolic dysfunction (DD), has led to a misunderstanding of the true scope of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    It is important to close a patent foramen before LVAD support because significant right-to-left shunting may occur postoperatively, leading to severe hypoxemia under certain[doi.org] […] virus (HIV)–associated cardiomyopathy generally progresses to death within 100 days of diagnosis in patients who are not treated with antiretroviral drugs.[emedicine.com] Depressive symptoms, however, sometimes are confused with the physical repercussions of heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    hypoxemia are excluded.[dx.doi.org] Combined sequential LT and HSCT resolved the cirrhotic evolution and corrected the immunodeficiency so that the infection responsible for the progressive sclerosing cholangitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The worse the patient gets the more confused they get, till they eventually fall into a coma Diagnosis: The test that give the best results is a biopsy.[symptoma.com]

  • Meningitis

    Recurrent meningitis and severe hypoxemia in a 77-year-old man. Chest 112 : 1120-1123. [ PubMed ] [ Google Scholar ] 201. Sponsel, C., and J. W. Park. 1994.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Influence of neurologic manifestations of primary human immunodeficiency virus infection on disease progression.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms are nausea, vomiting, inability to look bright lights, confusion, irritability and confusion. In babies, there will be a characteristic high-pitched cry.[symptoma.com]

  • Interstitial Lung Disease

    Sleep-disordered Breathing • For patients with sleep-disordered breathing complicated by severe nocturnal hypoxemia who cannot tolerate positive airway pressure therapy or[doi.org] A 61-year-old woman presented with longstanding cough and progressive dyspnoea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] getting harder, faster, or more shallow than before You cannot get a deep breath, or need to lean forward when sitting You are having headaches more often You feel sleepy or confused[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Overdose

    […] of bradyasystolic rhythms often indicates the presence of severe hypovolemia, severe hypoxemia, or cardiorespiratory failure.[doi.org] Medical progress: medical care for injection-drug users with human immunodeficiency virus infection. New Engl J Med. 1994;331:450–459. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 37.[doi.org] A 39-year-old homeless man was found confused and incoherent after ingesting an estimated total of 200 tablets of various medications.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Drug-induced Delirium

    A secondary analysis of the 45% of patients who had severe hypoxemia (and thus likely had ARDS) revealed a risk for delirium that remained unchanged.[americandeliriumsociety.org] Reduction of maternal-infant transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 with zidovudine treatment. ‎[books.google.it] Ask about stopping or switching medications that may worsen your mental confusion.[cancer.net]

  • Histoplasma Meningitis

    , a patient with presumptive or confirmed DH presenting with hypotension, hypoxemia, mental confusion, severe hematologic cytopenias, or significant hepatic laboratory abnormalities[hivinsite.ucsf.edu] Prevention and Treatment of Tuberculosis Among Patients Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Principles of Therapy and Revised Recommendations.[aidscience.org] During 1972, increasing frequency of these episodes and gradually progressive confusion were noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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