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494 Possible Causes for Dehydration, Hypoalbuminemia, Ulcerative Colitis

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    . • Sequence dehydration as the principal diagnosis when the admission is for the management of dehydration due to the malignancy or the therapy and only the dehydration is[] You're also more likely to get it if you have colorectal polyps, a family history of colorectal cancer, ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, eat a diet high in fat, or smoke[] Indeed, long-standing ulcerative colitis and leukoplakia of the oral cavity carry such an increase in risk that they are known as preneoplastic conditions for adenocarcinoma[]

  • Pseudomembranous Colitis

    On admission, leukocytosis was found in 79% of patients, 20,000/mm3 in half of them; 60% were anemic, 60% had elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and 78% had hypoalbuminemia[] A 72-year-old woman was admitted with severe dehydration and shock.[] A sigmoidoscopy and biopsies demonstrated mucosal ulcerative colitis.[]

  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

    The laboratory findings included elevation of inflammatory parameters, hyperglycaemia, increased urea, creatinine, liver enzymes, hypoalbuminemia and electrolyte disturbances[] The patient may have worsening oral and ocular symptoms and may become dehydrated from poor oral intake and fluid loss through their skin.[] She had poorly controlled ulcerative colitis and was treated with high doses of prednisolone, infliximab, acetaminophen and lansoprazole.[]

  • Crohn's Disease

    Anemia and hypoalbuminemia are common.[] […] to dehydration.[] By contrast, in ulcerative colitis, the detrimental effect of intestinal dysbiosis could occur at any time of life, due to instant environment.[]

  • Amebiasis

    Dehydrated patients are given fluids. Alcoholic drink is contraindicated since it may cause nausea, vomiting, flushing and headaches.[] Additional clinical findings included hematochezia without diarrhea (four patients), dysentery with appendicitis (one patient), exacerbation of ulcerative colitis (two patients[] Sporadic cases may be mistakenly diagnosed as ulcerative colitis and inappropriately treated with steroids. (3) Foci of endemic amebiasis continue to exist in the United States[]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    Hypoalbuminemia (albumin 3.5 g/dL), hypokalemia (postassium 3.5 mEq/L), elevated alkaline phosphatase, and hypomagnesemia (magnesium, 1.5 mg/dL) will be looked for in a comprehensive[] He reported having up to 3-5 urgent stool per day and 3-4 stool per night weight loss with dehydration.[] Laboratory tests should be done to screen for anemia, hypoalbuminemia, and electrolyte abnormalities.[]

  • Hypogammaglobulinemia

    Pertinent laboratory findings included hypoalbuminemia, hypogammaglobulinemia, and lymphopenia most severely affecting CD4( ) T cells.[] These findings indicate that voluminous exudation caused by extensive atopic dermatitis can lead to hypotonic dehydration, electrolyte abnormalities, hypoproteinemia, hypogammaglobulinemia[] Other gastrointestinal diseases, such as sprue-like syndrome, ulcerative colitis , and Crohn disease , have been reported in patients with CVID and IgA deficiency.[]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    Her liver dysfunction was characterized by abnormal coagulation, only partially corrected by blood products and vitamin K, hypoalbuminemia, and hypoproteinemia.[] The case of a 1-year-old girl with short bowel syndrome presenting with severe dehydrating diarrhea with a protozoon named C parvum is reported.[] A variety of disorders can lead to short bowel syndrome, including inflammatory bowel diseases ( Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis ), mesenteric vascular thrombosis,[]

  • Laxative Abuse

    Esophagitis Gastric Bleeding Gastric Ulceration Gastritis Hemorrhoid irritation Inability to absorb nutrients properly (can lead to hypoproteinemia, calcium deficiency, or hypoalbuminemia[] , so others may need to seek emergency help for them if they are severely dehydrated.[] Ulcerative colitis and finger clubbing. Br. J. Med. 1, 279–279. Google Scholar Fielding, J. F. and Cooke, W. T. 1971. ‘Finger clubbing and regional enteritis’.[]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    ., weight loss 10% of body weight, hypoalbuminemia, and preoperative bowel obstruction) and following operations of longer duration.[] Physical exam may reveal restlessness, acute illness, and signs of dehydration and sepsis, including tachycardia, pyrexia, dry mucous membranes, hypotension/orthostasis, abdominal[] Kittaka7 found the I-FABP level is elevated in strangulated small bowel obstruction and Wiercinska-Drapalo suggested a high level of I-FABP in ulcerative colitis,18 the two[]

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