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1,115 Possible Causes for Confusion, Leukopenia, Loss of Hair

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Drugs causing leukopenia Some drugs may lead to leukopenia.[news-medical.net] Lupus and hair loss Some hair may fall out (alopecia) . Any hair loss tends to be minor and cause hair 'thinning' rather than bald patches.[patient.info] The clinical triad of mild confusion, ataxia and ophthalmoplegia also raised the possibility of Wernicke's encephalopathy (WE).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    A deficiency of white blood cells ( leukopenia ) and platelets ( thrombocytopenia ) in the blood may occur.[britannica.com] Alopecia areata occurred 9 years later. 2007 Wiley-Liss, Inc[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severe vitamin B12 deficiency can cause neurological problems, such as confusion, dementia, depression, and memory loss.[web.archive.org]

  • Colchicine Poisoning

    Leukocytosis is seen in the initial stages, but severe leukopenia and pancytopenia are detected in the multi-organ damage phase, due to bone marrow suppression.[symptoma.com] Gloriosa superba ingestion: Hair loss and acute renal failure.[indianjnephrol.org] We report a further case in which two persons confused this highly poisonous plant with wild garlic ( Allium ursinum ), a popular spice in the Central European cuisine.[maltawildplants.com]

  • Typhus

    Because these ticks often suck blood on the hairy scalp, localized alopecia in patients has been reported in some cases.[doi.org] Some of the common abnormalities noted include proteinuria, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, higher levels of transaminase, and hypoalbuminemia.[symptoma.com] This confusion often creates problems for travelers as they prepare to depart. What is Typhoid?[passporthealthusa.com]

  • Typhoid Fever

    Symptoms of Typhoid fever include: diarrhea, constipation, fever over 102 F (38.8 C), raised pink spots on the upper chest, cough, mental confusion, slow heartbeat, and enlargement[ic.steadyhealth.com] […] chills rash Symptoms of epidemic typhus usually appear suddenly and include: severe headache high fever (above 102.2 F) rash that begins on the back or chest and spreads confusion[healthline.com]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    Many hematologic abnormalities (anaemia, leukopenia and thrombocytopenia) were present and worsened during the occurrence of sepsis which required hemotransfusions and targeted[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical signs, such as severe muscle loss, thinning hair, brittle nails, extreme sensitivity to cold, and yellow, dry skin, are common.[bulimia.com] Failure to recognize the influence of a patient's overall nutritional status on MR images may cause confusion and misdiagnosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

    CASE REPORT We report the case of a 58-year-old male patient who presented with severe chest pain, dyspnea, systemic symptoms, leukopenia, normocytic anemia, and severe lactic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Because many standard cancer treatments are very powerful, they also carry a risk of side effects; loss of hair, fatigue and nausea are the most common.[cancercare.org] Tremor, headache, and other mental status changes (eg, confusion) have been reported.[bloodjournal.org]

  • Myxedema

    Mild leukopenia and a normocytic anemia are also frequently present.[aafp.org] […] of hair, and perhaps of the nails, progressive mental feebleness, and serious impairment of the circulation.[henriettes-herb.com] I have seen stuff about coma, death and brain damage from myxedema and now I am confused and wondering if I should be calling emergency...?![healthunlocked.com]

  • Acute Radiation Sickness

    Leukopenia caused by the hematopoietic syndrome too increases predisposition to infection.[symptoma.com] Sometimes the loss of hair is permanent.[cbsnews.com] Very high dose exposure could be fatal with the patient, besides suffering from the above features, also suffers from very low blood pressure, seizures, confusion and death[medindia.net]

  • Relapsed Small Cell Lung Cancer

    The most common grade 3 or worse adverse events were hematologic toxicities, including leukopenia (66%), neutropenia (69%), thrombocytopenia (9%) and anemia (22%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fatigue (79%), nausea/vomiting (58%), decreased appetite (53%), mucositis (53%), alopecia (42%), diarrhea/constipation (42%), and asymptomatic creatinine (68%) and transaminase[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms may include one or more of the following: a headache (that worsens in the morning), blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, confusion, speech problems, photophobia.[symptoma.com]

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