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1,382 Possible Causes for Dehydration, Hypokalemia

  • Vomiting of Pregnancy

    […] pregnant women and is associated with persistent vomiting (more than three episodes per day) that results in severe dehydration, ketonuria, electrolyte abnormalities such as hypokalemia[aafp.org] Dehydration can cause problems with the fetus and with mom's health.[babymed.com] There are many options for treating this condition, which can cause dehydration, weight loss and malnutrition.[thebump.com]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Rarely, DKA patients may present with significant hypokalemia.[web.archive.org] Most cases come to medical attention because of nonspecific symptoms, including intrauterine growth retardation, dehydration, difficulties in feeding and inadequate weight[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The female infant, born to consanguineous parents (first cousins), weighing 2,300 grams at birth, presented with extreme dehydration and pale skin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diarrhea

    The diarrhea resulted in hypokalemia and sodium depletion that made her dependent on twice weekly intravenous fluid and electrolyte infusions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Bolivia; Dehydration; Diarrheal diseases; Flooding; Water insecurity; Water quality[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypokalemia can occur when patients have severe or chronic diarrhea or if the stool contains excess mucus. Hypomagnesemia after prolonged diarrhea can cause tetany.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    Hypovolemic (from vomiting) Hypochloremic (from vomiting) Hypokalemia (from vomiting) Alkalosis (from vomiting) What must be ruled out on physical exam in pts with SBO?[quizlet.com] Physical exam may reveal restlessness, acute illness, and signs of dehydration and sepsis, including tachycardia, pyrexia, dry mucous membranes, hypotension/orthostasis, abdominal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ) Acute Kidney Injury (increased Serum Creatinine ) Serum Lactic Acid Increased with bowel ischemia, Sepsis and dehydration XI.[fpnotebook.com]

  • Viral Gastroenteritis

    Unlike other groups, hypokalemia persisted in the Gatorade group.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complicated cases develop severe dehydration and hypovolemia, requiring the skills of critical care nurses to meet the challenges of care.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Those exhibiting signs of severe dehydration should be treated with intravenous fluids.[pharmacytimes.com]

  • VIPoma

    Mild hypokalemia is common and encountered in a multitude of diseases, but severe hypokalemia leading to rhabdomyolysis is relatively rare.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Muscle cramps due to low blood potassium ( hypokalemia ) Nausea Weight loss The first goal of treatment is to correct dehydration.[nlm.nih.gov] It is a neuroendocrine tumor issue from β-pancreatic islets leading to profuse diarrhea, hypokalemia and gastric achlorydria due to secretion of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pyloric Obstruction

    Renal compensation for this loss of H ions is by preserving protons at the expense of potassium and thus hypokalemia ensues with now, hypochloremic, hypokalemic metabolic[forums.studentdoctor.net] Dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities can be demonstrated by routine laboratory examinations. Increases in BUN and creatinine are late features of dehydration.[thehealthscience.com] The adrenocortical response to hypovolemia intensifies the exchange of potassium for sodium at the distal tubule, with subsequent aggravation of the hypokalemia TREATMENT[laparoscopyhospital.com]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    Hypokalemia, however, is a potentially underrecognized cause of rhabdomyolysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diarrhea can lead to dehydration, malnutrition, and weight loss.[web.archive.org]

  • Adrenogenital Syndrome

    […] congenital adrenal hyperplasia that leads to a decrease in adrenal androgen synthesis and an increase in aldosterone, causing renal reabsorption of sodium, hypertension, and hypokalemia[visualdx.com] […] cortisol, low aldosterone and androgen excess. virilization/genital ambiguity of female fetuses (due to androgen excess ) electrolyte imbalance related to salt-losing crisis dehydration[radiopaedia.org] […] that patients with 11-hydroxylase deficiency do not show salt wasting (although sometimes they do in infancy), and instead have hypertension/water retention and sometimes hypokalemia[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Diabetic Ketotic Coma

    […] also eliminates ketone bodies (2) insulin – turn off gluconeogenesis/glycogenolysis [K ] must be carefully monitored, since insulin causes K to enter cells – hyperkalemia Þ hypokalemia[d3jonline.tripod.com] - /- hyperventilation due to cerebral dehydration - /- focal neurological signs due to dehydration or thrombosis Investigation - marked hyperglycaemia.[aic.cuhk.edu.hk] The major causes of death are circulatory collapse, hypokalemia, infection, and cerebral edema.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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