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206 Possible Causes for Constipation, Polyuria, Spinal Cord Compression

  • Multiple Myeloma

    Hypercalcemia may cause polyuria and polydipsia, muscle cramps, constipation, and a change in the patient’s mental status.[] Neurologic processes Skeletal destruction and nerve compression can cause spinal cord compression and/or radiculopathy.[] The patient got severe constipation with difficulty in the passage of both gas and feces for 7 days.[]

  • Acromegaly

    We describe an unusual case of a patient that presented with diabetic ketoacidosis in the emergency room with thirst, polyuria and dyspnoea.[] OLF is a potential spinal manifestation of acromegaly and should be considered in the differential diagnosis of spinal stenosis or spinal cord compression in the context of[] Almost all patients (97%; 32/33) experienced AEs; the most common AEs were nasopharyngitis (48.5%), hyperglycemia (42.4%), diabetes mellitus (24.2%), constipation (18.2%),[]

  • Hypercalcemia

    She had nausea, vomiting, leg pain, polyuria, polydipsia, and muscle weakness. At the time of relapse, the ionized calcium level was 1.99 mmol/L.[] cord compression is superior to radiotherapy alone in terms of functional outcomes;  Optimal treatment of bone metastases involves integration of bone-targeted agents with[] Symptoms of hypercalcemia include lethargy, mental imbalance, weakness, dehydration, constipation, nausea, diarrhea, and even heart arrhythmia. [ 1 ] When chronic constipation[]

  • Seminoma

    Nausea, polyuria, polydipsia, lethargy and confusion led him to the emergency department.[] Therefore, patients with malignant spinal cord compression (MSCC) from seminoma may not require for neurosurgery in addition to radiotherapy.[] A 39-year-old man presented with a 2-day history of worsening constant, dull diffuse lower abdominal pain with associated constipation and known history of left undescended[]

  • Paralysis

    Notably, there was no history of polyuria, polydipsia, nocturia and abnormal breathing.[] […] grade 1c or worse spinal cord compression at the T3-L5.[] A complete spinal cord injury , by contrast, completely compressed or severs the nerves in the spinal cord, making it impossible for the signal to travel.[]

  • Congenital Rubella Syndrome

    At 13 years of age, in May 1979, she complained of thirst and polyuria and developed diabetic ketoacidosis. She was treated with insulin.[] Increased spasticity of the legs at 5 1/2 years was related not to progressive rubella encephalomyelopathy but to spinal cord compression by abnormal cartilaginous tissue.[] During follow-up, he developed some insidious-onset physical problems, including hyperlipidemia, dyspnea, constipation, torticollis and a tilted trunk.[]

  • Hyperuricemia

    Typical presentation includes a prodrome of weight loss and polyuria with subsequent presentation to medical care when acidosis becomes symptomatic.[] Spinal gout, though diagnosed late, is associated with spinal cord compression, osseous erosion and lumbar disc degeneration leading to chronic lower back pain [ 8 ].[] We present the case of a young man with 3-month history of generalized weakness and lethargy, constipation, weight gain, and swelling in the lower extremities.[]

  • Urinary Retention

    No significant associations were found among catheterization and gender, body mass index, American Society of Anesthesiologists class, history of polyuria, history of incontinence[] Non-inclusion criteria: chronic urinary retention; acute retention with an anatomical (pelvic tumor, pelvic surgery) or neurological cause (peripheral neuropathy, spinal cord[] A 76-year-old man presented to the emergency department complaining of acute urinary retention (AUR) and severe constipation.[]

  • Nocturia

    Secondly, the utility of several nocturnal polyuria definitions was tested in a real life population in relation to the symptom nocturia, in order to display weaknesses of[] cord compression Nocturia is also common in people with organ failure, such as heart or liver failure .[] […] the range of overall work productivity impairment reported, respectively, were as follows: nocturia (3; 14-39 %), overactive bladder (5; 11-41 %), irritable bowel syndrome/constipation[]

  • Ganglioneuroblastoma

    This patient had the classic findings of Cushing's syndrome, namely, moon facies, buffalo hump, hypertrichosis, acne, plethora, hypertension, polyuria, polydypsia, osteoporosis[] cord compression.[] We report a teenage girl with ganglioneuroblastoma who presented with severe constipation.[]

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