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146 Possible Causes for Delayed Wound Healing, Hypokalemia

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    The presenting complaints of the patients include lack of energy, delayed wound healing, visual blurring and fungal infections such as pruritis vulvae or balanitis.[symptoma.com] Somatostatinoma- and aldosteronoma-induced hypokalemia can cause diabetes, at least in part, by inhibiting insulin secretion.[care.diabetesjournals.org] Poor blood circulation in the legs and feet contribute to delayed wound healing.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    wound healing, excessive panting, sodium retention (which can cause high blood pressure or exacerbate congestive heart failure, and occasionally diabetes.[hallettvet.com] The weakness in patients with CS is aggravated by associated hypokalemia which is due to increased mineralocorticoid activity.[benthamopen.com] 8mg dexamethasone test (pituitary tumors more likely to suppress cortisol 50%), CRH stimulation (pituitary tumors more likely to stimulate cortisol post CRH), presence of hypokalemia[hopkinsguides.com]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    – oral corticosteroids can delay wound healing They should also be used with caution in people with a health condition that could be made worse by taking oral corticosteroids[nhsinform.scot] Monitor intake and output, serum glucose and electrolyte levels for abnormalities, especially hypokalemia and hypernatremia.[journals.lww.com] Hypertnsion, Hypokalemia (low levels of K), hypernatremia and Alkalosis. (Adenoma’s – Over production of Aldosterone).[biochemden.com]

  • Cushing's Disease

    Tw o also demonstrated personality changes, hypertension and hypokalemia, the last of these being rarely reported in patients with Cushing's disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ectopic ACTH secretion was initially suspected on the basis of very high cortisoluria and ACTH concentrations, severe hypokalemia, a lung hypermetabolic lesion and a normal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The course of the disease was fatal, the patient died due to severe hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fludrocortisone

    wound healing is possible Patients receiving corticosteroids should avoid chickenpox or measles-infected persons if unvaccinated Latent tuberculosis may be reactivated (patients[reference.medscape.com] In 3 patients, fludrocortisone treatment was complicated by hypokalemia, and in 1 patient by hypertension, which necessitated a dose reduction or brief cessation of therapy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] risk of hypokalemia, such as corticosteroids.[pdr.net]

  • Hydrocortisone

    Although modest hypokalemia is frequently observed in asthmatic patients being treated with bronchodilators, profound hypokalemia and metabolic alkalosis are rarely reported[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] wound healing is possible Patients receiving corticosteroids should avoid chickenpox or measles-infected persons if unvaccinated Latent tuberculosis may be reactivated (patients[reference.medscape.com] Skin: delayed wound healing, acne, various skin eruptions, easy bruising, hirsutism.[glowm.com]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    It was most probably caused by the severe hypokalemia despite central intravenous treatment (figure 2) . Unfortunately, the T.[omicsonline.org] ., methotrexate , sulfonamides , phenytoin ) Green leaves Other deficiencies Protein: edema , cachexia Iron deficiency anemia or microcytic anemia Electrolytes: hypokalemia[amboss.com] Occasionally, severe hypokalemia due to the loss of potassium in the stool can cause muscle weakness.  Severe abdominal pain (prevalence 34-64%) is unusual in patients with[slideshare.net]

  • Cortisone

    Long-Term Effects Risk of osteoporosis , myopathy , delayed wound healing See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Cortisone?"[rxlist.com] […] cortisol to cortisone (indicated by urinary cortisol and cortisone metabolites and failure to metabolize 11 alpha-[3H]cortisol to [3H]H2O), was associated with hypertension, hypokalemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Biochem/physiol Actions Cortisone (11 dehydro 17 hydroxycortico-sterone) is an anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid that delays wound healing after surgeries.[sigmaaldrich.com]

  • Dexamethasone

    wound healing Withdraw therapy with gradual tapering dose May have systemic and local effects; examine joint fluid, as necessary to exclude a septic process; avoid injection[reference.medscape.com] With the development of such clinical symptoms of severe hypokalemia as quadriplegia, he was confirmed to have severe hypokalemia through a biochemical test before dying of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Skin: hirsutism, delayed wound healing, acne, skin eruptions, atrophy at I.M. injection sites.[glowm.com]

  • Mineralocorticoid

    However, and despite their therapeutic efficacy, the long-term use of GCs is limited because of the cutaneous adverse effects including atrophy, delayed wound healing, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 37-yr-old man presented with the classic signs of mineralocorticoid excess hypertension and hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Laboratory tests reveal hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis, and low serum aldosterone and renin.[medbullets.com]

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