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110 Possible Causes for Decreased Skin Turgor

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Furthermore, whilst the guidelines indicate that signs of severe dehydration (sunken eyes and decreased skin turgor) in SAM are unreliable markers of hydration status (and[wellcomeopenresearch.org]

  • Dehydration

    These include: thirst, restless or irritable behaviour, decreased skin turgor, dry mucous membranes, sunken eyes, sunken fontanelle (in infants), and absence of tears when[rehydrate.org] A decrease in skin turgor is a late sign of dehydration. Causes You can become dehydrated if you lose too much fluid, do not drink enough water or fluids, or both.[mountsinai.org] Patient care The patient is assessed for decreased skin turgor; dry, sticky mucous membranes; rough, dry tongue; weight loss; fever; restlessness; agitation; and weakness.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Cholera

    Signs of dehydration and electrolyte imbalance soon occur and include sunken eyes, lethargy, dry mouth, decreased skin turgor, wrinkled hands and feet and cold clammy skin[orpha.net]

  • Marasmus

    Clinical findings Failure to thrive, weight loss, emaciation, decreased skin turgor, skin and muscle atrophy; children have a wizened appearance, are listless, have abdominal[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Vibrio Comma

    Dehydration ensues with symptoms and signs such as thirst, dry mucous membranes, decreased skin turgor, sunken eyes, hypotension, weak pulse, tachycardia, tachypnea, hoarse[pcrdiagnostics.eu]

  • Hyperaldosteronism

    Physical examination showed decreased skin turgor and postural hypotension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypernatremia

    skin turgor, orthostatic changes Hypertonic sodium gain (iatrogenic) Often causes acute hypernatremia Steps to correct STEP 1: Calculate water deficit TBW lean body weight[sinaiem.org] skin turgor, tachycardia with 120 beats/min, and hypotension (blood pressure 100/70 mmHg)].[em-consulte.com] Excessive water loss: gastrointestinal tract (vomiting or diarrhea), sweating, or urination, renal, third spacing (loss of hypotonic fluid) Signs: dry mucous membranes, decreased[sinaiem.org]

  • CAID Syndrome

    ., dysenteric symptoms); Signs and symptoms of dehydration (thirst, tachycardia, orthostasis, decreased urination, lethargy, decreased skin turgor, etc.); AND Other symptoms[dhhr.wv.gov]

  • Cryptococcal Meningitis

    He had signs of hypovolemia, such as orthostatic hypotension, dry mucosa, decreased skin turgor, hemoconcentration, contraction alkalosis, and high BUN/Cr ratio.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gitelman Syndrome

    Other clinical findings included a fruity breath odor, dry mucous membranes, and decreased skin turgor.[care.diabetesjournals.org]

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