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1,498 Possible Causes for Confusion, Nausea, Photosensitivity

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    Differential diagnoses for variagate porphyria and hereditary coproporphyria also include photosensitivity.[orpha.net] […] porphyria is a term encompassing four types of porphyria, in which the production of toxic heme precursors occurs in the liver and causes acute attacks of abdominal pain, nausea[symptoma.com] RESULTS: All patients identified prodromal symptoms that began days prior to acute severe pain; the most common included confusion ("brain fog"), irritability, and fatigue[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    Photosensitivity may be controlled by avoiding exposure to light. Removal of the spleen is useful in some cases of the erythropoietic type of porphyria.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] He experienced lower abdomen pain, nausea, vomiting, and constipation 10 years ago.[doi.org] Acute attacks present with episodes of severe abdominal pain, nausea, confusion and severe life-threatening seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    The prevalence of serositis was also higher and photosensitivity less.[doi.org] Gastrointestinal manifestations of SLE are described as being common in SLE, with nausea and vomiting occurring in 50% of cases in some series.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 50-year-old woman of Chinese origin came to the emergency room with symptoms of high fever, nausea, vomiting and weight loss of 10 kg.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Variegate Porphyria

    His cutaneous photosensitivity had been worsening for 3 years before the emergence of cholecystitis and it then gradually improved after cholecystectomy and ursodeoxycholic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At the age of 45 years, she developed abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For a long time, this disease has caused confusion among the porphyrias because it presents with clinical symptoms and biochemical findings that can be similar to those found[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Non-24 Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder

    It generally follows shortly after loss or removal of a person’s eyes, as the photosensitive ganglion cells in the retina are also removed.[en.wikipedia.org] Common side effects include somnolence, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, and exacerbated insomnia. 19 Tasimelteon: Tasimelteon is also an MT 1 and MT 2 receptor agonist with higher[uspharmacist.com] As your sleep pattern drifts a little later every day, Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Rhythm can be confused with other circadian rhythm disorders.[sleepeducation.org]

  • Porphyria

    The Diagnosis of Photosensitivity. Arch Dermatol. 2000;136(9):1152–1157. doi:10.1001/archderm.136.9.1152 Download citation file: 2019 New![doi.org] Acute attacks occur mainly in adults and comprise severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, autonomic disturbance, central nervous system involvement and peripheral motor neuropathy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE REPORT: A 40-year-old man presented to the Emergency Department (ED) as a major trauma call, having been found in an "acutely confused state" surrounded by broken glass[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    We report two cases of pellagra, manifesting as photosensitivity dermatoses with mental deterioration in chronic alcoholic abusers in the Mediterranean basin, the island of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MATERIAL AND METHODS: Sixteen alcoholics without liver failure or serious illness and presenting symptoms of dyspepsia, nausea or diarrhea were included.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Hyponatremia

    The drug has significant gastrointestinal side effects, is associated with photosensitivity, and can be nephrotoxic, particularly in the presence of liver disease ( 20 ).[cjasn.asnjournals.org] The patient presented with the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and dark urine after drinking large amounts of fluids that included alcohol and caffeine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Moderate - personality change, muscle cramps and weakness, confusion, ataxia. Severe - drowsiness.[patient.info]

  • Migraine

    Along with the head pain, symptoms such as severe nausea, vomiting, photosensitivity, blurriness of vision and sweating are also accompanied.[symptoma.com] Abstract Nausea and vomiting are a frequent accompaniment of migraine and anti-nausea medications are frequently used in its management.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A middle-aged man presented with intermittent episodes of a brief sensation of explosion in the head, visual flashing, vertigo, hearing loss, tinnitus, confusion, ataxia,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    Morphologic tracer studies in cell injury due to inhibition of energy metabolism, immune cytolysis and photosensitization.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OTHER SIGNS may include breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness.[heart.org] This anomaly, because it is rare, can be a source of confusion to clinicians, especially when acute coronary syndrome is present.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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