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157 Possible Causes for Delirium, Hallucinations, Subdural Hematoma

  • Dementia

    BACKGROUND: Delirium research is poorly studied in postacute care, a growing setting due to aging populations, as well as in dementia, a critical risk factor for delirium[] Continued Causes of dementia that may be reversible include: Alcohol or drug abuse Tumors Subdural hematomas , blood clots beneath the outer covering of the brain Normal-pressure[] Clinical predictors of PDD were visual hallucinations (odds ratio [OR] 21.3; 95% CI: 1.5 to 309.6) and male gender (OR 9.6; 95% CI: 1.3 to 71.4).[]

  • Organic Brain Syndrome

    Emotional delirium was seen in 83%, hyperactive delirium in about 40%, and 25% were classified to have a psychotic delirium.[] hematoma) Concussion Breathing conditions Low oxygen in the body High carbon dioxide levels in the body Cardiovascular conditions Stroke Dementia due to many strokes Heart[] hematoma ) Concussion BREATHING CONDITIONS Low oxygen in the body (hypoxia) High carbon dioxide level in the body (hypercapnia) CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS Dementia due to many[]

  • Psychosis

    Chronic hypothyroidism can lead to an insidious onset of psychiatric symptoms in patients, such as dementia, delirium, psychosis, hallucinations, and coma.[] The authors present a case history in which they investigate the psychic mechanisms behind the production and function of adolescent hallucinations against the background[] Symptoms of delirium tremens include: Agitation/excitement Irritability Confusion/disorientation Delirium Sudden mood changes Fatigue or stupor Restlessness Body tremors Changes[]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Alzheimers dementia w behavioral disturbance w delusions Alzheimers dementia w behavioral disturbance w depressed mood Alzheimers dementia w delirium Alzheimers dementia[] Two other potential causes of dementia, subdural hematoma and cerebral tumors, also require such confirmatory testing.[] Variance in the level of carer distress was accounted for by sleep disruptions, hallucinations and mood-related depressive features in patients and carer gender.[]

  • Schizophrenia

    However, 10 days after the second dose, the patient developed severe acute-onset delirium with fluctuating levels of consciousness.[] hematoma.[] Persistent auditory verbal hallucination is a clinically significant problem in schizophrenia.[]

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    The topic Metabolic Encephalopathy causing Delirium you are seeking is a synonym, or alternative name, or is closely related to the medical condition Delirium.[] Most mass lesions, such as subdural hematomas or brain tumors, are evidenced clinically by a rostrocaudal progression of neurologic signs.[] […] toxic-metabolic encephalopathy Dictionary of Hallucinations . J.D. Blom . 2010 .[]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal

    Alcohol withdrawal delirium is associated with significant morbidity and mortality.[] Symptoms of significant medical illnesses, in this case subdural hematoma, is easily overlooked in midst of alcohol withdrawal.[] Although this condition is called alcoholic hallucinosis, it's not the same as the hallucinations associated with DTs.[]

  • Delirium

    The prevalence of post-surgical delirium is also high with as high as 40% of patients developing delirium after orthopaedic surgery.[] A 30-year-old patient presented with hallucinations and profound shock.[] Classic features of delirium tremens such as sympathetic overdrive and visual hallucinations were not salient features of his presentation.[]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    […] multiple) headache 15 somnolence 4 coma 1 seizure 2 mydriasis 1 hemiparesis 3 ataxia 2 apraxia 2 perseveration 1 paresthesia 1 cranial nerve deficit 2 cognitive decline 1 delirium[] Subdural hematomas can expand along the skull unlike epidural hematomas.[] About 30 days after the onset of back pain, he experienced tinnitus and visual hallucination. Brain computed tomography showed a chronic SDH and midline shift.[]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    In this report, a case of protracted alcohol withdrawal delirium is presented.[] hematoma ) in 27% and cardiovascular ( cardiomyopathy, heart failure and dysrhythmias) in 16% [4].[] The present association analysis tested the hypothesis that the A10 candidate allele confers vulnerability to alcohol-withdrawal delirium with visual hallucinations.[]

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