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26 Possible Causes for Dehydration, Starvation Ketosis, Stupor

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    The main symptoms of DKA include: Heavy or laboured breathing Nausea and vomiting Excessive thirst Stomach pains Stupor or unconsciousness What should I do?[] She had moderated to severe dehydration but no hypotension.[] It is possible that starvation ketosis contributed to the development of the high anion gap metabolic acidosis in our patient.[]

  • Alcoholic Ketoacidosis

    […] coma Stupor/coma Serum bicarbonate 15 to 18 mEq per L (15 to 18 mmol per L) 10 to 15 mEq per L (10 to 15 mmol per L) 10 mEq per L (10 mmol per L) 18 mEq per L (18 mmol per[] Dehydration All patients with severe AKA are dehydrated.[] Examination Lethargy, stupor and progression to a state of coma may occur, particularly in cases of poisoning.[]

  • Salicylate Poisoning

    Late signs are fever, agitation, or conversely, lethargy, convulsions, and stupor.[] Hyperventilation (P less than .01), dehydration (P less than .001), and severe central nervous system manifestations (P less than .001) occurred more frequently in the chronic[] Ketoacidosis may also occur in children who are ill and fasted (ie starvation ketosis).[]

  • Diabetic Ketotic Coma

    Typically, the patient, a middle-aged or old person with diabetes mellitus of recent onset or without previous history of the disease, lapses into stupor and unconsciousness[] - /- hyperventilation due to cerebral dehydration - /- focal neurological signs due to dehydration or thrombosis Investigation - marked hyperglycaemia.[] , which is caused by starvation, prolonged fasting, or a severe lack of carbohydrates in one’s diet.[]

  • Acidosis

    In respiratory acidosis, the earliest symptoms are Drowsiness may progress to stupor and coma as the oxygen in the blood becomes inadequate.[] Treatment You can relieve dehydration-related acidosis by treating the underlying cause of dehydration, Medline Plus reports.[] , alcohol and DKA) Download PDF of GOLDMARK mnemonic Osmolar Gap common differential diagnosis Ketoacids (DKA, AKA, starvation ketosis) Alcohols Sepsis Ischemia Sodium bicarbonate[]

  • Metabolic Acidosis

    We report a 33 year-old woman addicted to chronic unspecified solvents abuse with stupor, respiratory disorders, tetraplegia and severe metabolic acidosis.[] We report a case of a 4-day-old neonate presenting with 18% weight loss, hypernatremic dehydration and metabolic acidosis.[] , alcohol and DKA) Download PDF of GOLDMARK mnemonic Osmolar Gap common differential diagnosis Ketoacids (DKA, AKA, starvation ketosis) Alcohols Sepsis Ischemia Sodium bicarbonate[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Acute alcoholism is temporary and results in depression of the higher nerve cells, resulting in lack of coordination, impaired motor control, stupor, dehydration and nausea[] Ethanol also causes structural abnormalities in the liver mitochondria which leads to ketosis superimposed by starvation, chronic malnutrition [ 13, 14 ].[] But always the first drink started me on the road to insensibility and stupor. All that was needed was one drink and a cigarette.[]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    The occurrence of stupor or coma in a diabetic patient in the absence of definitive elevation of effective osmolality ( 320 mOsm/kg) demands immediate consideration of other[] Most cases come to medical attention because of nonspecific symptoms, including intrauterine growth retardation, dehydration, difficulties in feeding and inadequate weight[] The female infant, born to consanguineous parents (first cousins), weighing 2,300 grams at birth, presented with extreme dehydration and pale skin.[]

  • Lactic Acidosis

    During his physical examination, the patient appeared dehydrated and had tachypnea and a reduced level of consciousness.[] This case series highlights the parallel occurrence of MALA and euglycemic ketoacidosis, the latter exceeding ketosis due to starvation, suggesting a metformin-triggered inhibition[] High stomal output can lead to dehydration, with a loss of fluids and electrolytes and metformin could aggravate this condition, potentiating the risk of MALA.[]

  • Diabetes Insipidus

    In the absence of a source of fluid, patients become increasingly thirsty and irritable and ultimately stuporous and comatose as a result of hyperosmolality and decreased[] The patients of diabetes insipidus present to the hospital with the complaint of polyuria and/or dehydration.[] ketosis.”[]

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