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699 Possible Causes for Confusion, Pheochromocytoma, Syncope

  • Pheochromocytoma

    […] presented to the cardiology outpatient clinic on 28 th July 2016 with history of pricking chest pain and shortness of breath for the past 7 years and recurrent attacks of syncope[indianjnephrol.org] Pheochromocytoma: diagnosis, localization and management. N Engl J Med . Nov 15 1984;311(20):1298-303. [Medline] . Bravo EL, Gifford RW Jr. Pheochromocytoma.[web.archive.org] […] arising from a sitting position Chest or abdominal pain Tingling, burning, numbness in the legs and feet Constipation Weight loss Nervousness, irritability, or anxiety Mental confusion[healthcommunities.com]

  • Hypoglycemia

    A 64 year-old African female was brought to the emergency room with a 1-month history of recurrent syncope, weight loss, and abdominal bloating.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] GlucaGen if: you are allergic to glucagon or lactose or any of the ingredients in GlucaGen you have a tumor in the gland on top of your kidneys (adrenal gland) called a pheochromocytoma[glucagenhypokit.com] What you will feel is probably: shaky, a bit confused, a little uncoordinated, sweaty, some peoples eyes go funny.[web.archive.org]

  • Panic Attacks

    "Hyperventilation-Induced Syncope: No Need to Panic." Clinical Medicine and Research 1.2 (2003): 137-139. Friedlander, A.H., S.R. Marder, E.C. Sung, and J.S. Child.[medicinenet.com] Some or all of these symptoms can be found in the presence of a pheochromocytoma.[en.wikipedia.org] […] be present in a severe form during an actual panic attack, such as increased heart rate, dizziness or lightheadedness, shortness of breath, inability to concentrate, and confusion[anxieties.com]

  • Syncope

    […] for syncope is identified.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diabetes insipidus and salt-losing nephropathies since they result in volume depletion, and pheochromocytoma and carcinoid syndrome, due to vasoactive substances, can also[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The overlap of these clinical conditions leads to confusion regarding syncope classification that can hinder evaluation strategies, and pose challenges for diagnosis and treatment[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    Abstract An individual experiencing dyspnoea or syncope at high altitude is commonly diagnosed to have high-altitude pulmonary edema or cerebral edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Paragangliomas, extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas, are rare catecholamine-secreting tumor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Atrial Fibrillation

    Disease prevalence is increasing at an alarming rate worldwide, and is associated with often catastrophic and costly consequences, including heart failure, syncope, dementia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] more recent community-based study found an association with even moderate alcohol use with an increased risk of AF. [22] Endocrine disorders Hyperthyroidism, diabetes, and pheochromocytoma[emedicine.com] But you may feel Palpitations -- an abnormal rapid heartbeat Shortness of breath Weakness or difficulty exercising Chest pain Dizziness or fainting Fatigue Confusion AF can[medlineplus.gov]

  • Stroke

    The largest proportions of chameleons were AMS, syncope, hypertensive emergency, systemic infection, and suspected ACS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms of a stroke include sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body; sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding speech; sudden trouble[ninds.nih.gov] It is frequently confused with peripheral nerve system (PNS) pathologies; misdiagnosis may delay identification of the etiology and treatment of stroke.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    肥大型骨関節症 hypertrophic subaortic stenosis 肥大性大動脈弁下狭窄[症] hypertrophy 肥大(厚) hyperuricemia 高尿酸血症 hyperuricemic gout 高尿酸血症性痛風 hyperventilation 過換気、過呼吸、換気亢進 hyperventilation-induced syncope[j-circ.or.jp] Pheochromocytomas are rare neuroendocrine tumours of chromaffin tissues.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient was initially presented with a 4-day history of confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Dhat syndrome Neurasthenia Occupational neurosis, including writer's cramp Psychasthenia Psychasthenic neurosis Psychogenic syncope[icd10data.com] Bilateral disease was found in 12.5%, malignant pheochromocytoma in 29.6%, and hereditary forms in 23.0%.[doi.org] Clinicians should not confuse GAD with specific phobias, which have much more acute and traumatic symptoms.[psychcentral.com]

  • Vasovagal Syncope

    Cardiac vasovagal syncope has the highest number of mortality while non-cardiac syncope doesn’t have such high mortality.[symptoma.com] Mechanisms of orthostatic hypotension and tachycardia in patients with pheochromocytoma. Am J Hypertens 1996; 9:760–769.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] They may complain of symptoms including nausea, abdominal pain, clamminess, tremors, lightheadedness, headache, malaise, exhaustion and confusion.[pccoforegon.com]

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