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729 Possible Causes for Delirium, Hypokalemia

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    […] infants; irritability/confusion in adults; and dry mucous membranes, little urine to anuria, sunken eyes, tenting, hypotension, tachycardia, rapid breathing, fever, and delirium[] It is known that these patients are more susceptible to hypokalemia than normal individuals.[] hypokalemia.[]

  • Psychosis

    Chronic hypothyroidism can lead to an insidious onset of psychiatric symptoms in patients, such as dementia, delirium, psychosis, hallucinations, and coma.[] […] cardiac arrhythmias, as well as other circumstances that may increase the risk of the occurrence of torsade de pointes and/or sudden death, including symptomatic bradycardia, hypokalemia[] Symptoms of delirium tremens include: Agitation/excitement Irritability Confusion/disorientation Delirium Sudden mood changes Fatigue or stupor Restlessness Body tremors Changes[]

  • Toluene Poisoning

    : diagnosis and management of valvular heart disease, sepsis, infections in hospitalized immunocompromised patients, acid base disorders, subacute bacterial peritonitis, delirium[] Symptoms arise due to severe hypokalemia and metabolic acidosis, most prominent being weakness and paralysis, as well as neurological deficits and gastrointestinal irritation[] Acute: Neurologic: Depression Euphoria Ataxia Dizziness Seizures Cardiac: Fatal dysrhythmias Pulmonary: Chemical pneumonitis Pulmonary edema Electrolytes: Hypokalemia Hypocalcemia[]

  • Heat Stroke

    […] of excessive hyperthermia associated with a systemic inflammatory response that results in multiple organ dysfunctions in which central nervous system disorders such as delirium[] […] confusional state (58.97%),coma (29.48%), seizure (33.33%),and vomiting (26.92%).Vital parameters were recorded and laboratory parameters revealed hypophosphatemia, hyponatremia, hypokalemia[] […] is a life-threatening condition clinically diagnosed as a severe elevation in body temperature with central nervous system dysfunction that often includes combativeness, delirium[]

  • Confusion

    We designed our study to assess the reliability and validity of a new ICU delirium severity tool, the Confusion Assessment Method for the ICU-7 delirium severity scale.[] Laboratory blood tests showed mild hypokalemia.[] There are two types of delirium: hyperactive delirium and hypoactive delirium.[]

  • Insulinoma

    Case presentation: A 35-year-old male had history of night time seizures with hallucinations, delirium and spasms, lasting from 10 minutes to 1.5 hours for about 2 years.[] She also was found to have new hypokalemia of 2.6 mmol/L.[] VIPomas can cause large amounts of chronic, watery diarrhea that can eventually result in dehydration, unintended weight loss, and loss of potassium in body (hypokalemia).[]

  • Reye Syndrome

    ) is an acute illness that occurs almost exclusively in children; it is characterized clinically by profuse vomiting and neurologic dysfunction, sometimes progressing to delirium[] […] elevated serum amino acid levels, acid-base disturbances (usually with hyperventilation, mixed respiratory alkalosis–metabolic acidosis), osmolar changes, hypernatremia, hypokalemia[] The symptoms of RS include persistent or recurrent vomiting; listlessness; personality changes such as irritability or combativeness and disorientation or confusion; delirium[]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    Additional frequent symptoms are vomiting, hypertension, peripheral neuropathy, seizures, depression, delirium and coma.[] The analysis of hematological and biochemical parameters during the second crisis showed anemia, leukocytosis, hyponatremia, mild hypokalemia, uremia and elevated C-reactive[] The neurovisceral symptoms consist of autonomic neuropathies (eg, constipation, colicky abdominal pain, vomiting, hypertension), peripheral neuropathy, seizures, delirium,[]

  • Digitoxin

    […] pulmonary disease, hepatic disease, AV block, acute MI, hepatic disease Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome Adverse Reactions (Side Effects): CNS: anorexia, apathy, confusion, delirium[] Digitoxin intoxication was evident, seemingly evoked by hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, hepatorenal dysfunction and hypothyroidism.[] […] following signs and symptoms: nausea, vomiting, headache, lethargy, fatigue, weakness, drowsiness, confusion, slowed pulse, varying degrees of heart block, heart arrhythmias, delirium[]

  • Hydrocortisone

    […] but had at least 1 incomplete delirium assessment or had only 1 baseline assessment (n   6 in the hydrocortisone group) (with delirium occurring in 11 of 98 patients [11.2%[] Although modest hypokalemia is frequently observed in asthmatic patients being treated with bronchodilators, profound hypokalemia and metabolic alkalosis are rarely reported[] Amphotericin B, diuretics: May result in hypokalemia. Monitor serum potassium levels.[]

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