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159 Possible Causes for Digitalis Toxicity, Hypertension, Lethargy

  • Hypoglycemia

    On hospital day 8 the patient developed hypertensive emergency and was taken to the operating room for exploratory laparotomy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs and symptoms include tachypnea, respiratory distress, tachycardia or bradycardia, lethargy, and seizures 775.6 Excludes infant of mother with diabetes mellitus ( 775.0[icd9data.com] Hyperinsulinemia can also result from in utero or perinatal stress (eg, maternal hypertension, prematurity, small for gestational age, hypoxia, Caesarian delivery). [5] These[emedicine.com]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Hypertension Hypertension is generally controlled with benzodiazepines; refractory hypertension may require the antihypertensives nitroprusside or phentolamine.[brainprotips.com] Constitutional Fevers, chills, night sweats Malaise/lethargy Weight loss Poor intake Cardiovascular Chest pain Palpitations/tachycardia Central nervous system Headache Abnormal[clinicaladvisor.com] Following amphetamine intoxication, a "crash" occurs with symptoms of anxiety, shakiness, depressed mood, lethargy, fatigue, nightmares, headache, perspiring, muscle cramps[minddisorders.com]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    Author information 1 Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Georges-Köhler-Haus, Fleckenstr. 4, 24105, Kiel, Germany[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hughson, MD, of Shorsh General Hospital in Kurdistan, said the patients complained of weakness and lethargy.[renalandurologynews.com] More severe cases may present with lethargy, fatigue, confusion, anorexia, nausea, and weight gain.[symptoma.com]

  • Hypercalcemia

    Exact pathophysiology remains unclear but is commonly associated with hypertension, renal failure, sepsis and use of immunosuppressive therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of a 39-year-old female with active systemic lupus erythematosus who complained of lethargy and weakness with a moderate renal impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A previously well 14-year-old Caucasian boy was admitted to the Hospital for Sick Children, Canada, for hypertension and renal failure following work-up by his family physician[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myxedema

    […] to prevalence of the effect of alpha-adrenergic receptors, increased catecholamines, and increased systemic vascular resistance, causing some patients to have diastolic hypertension[emedicine.com] These symptoms include: Fatigue Lethargy Mental impairment Depression Cold intolerance Hoarseness Dry skin Weight gain Myxedema can be treated by managing the underlying cause[differencebetween.info] Friends, relatives and acquaintances might have noted increasing lethargy, complaints of cold intolerance, and changes in the voice.[endocrinologyadvisor.com]

  • Insulinoma

    The possible etiology of hypertension induced by an insulinoma is catecholamine release in response to hypoglycemia, which may cause acute hypertension through activation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neuroglycopenic symtoms oberserved in patients are headache, confusion, lethargy, diplopia, blurred vision, amnesia, seizures and in more severe cases unconsciousness.[symptoma.com] These include recurrent headache, lethargy, diplopia, and blurred vision, particularly with exercise or fasting.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Anemia, progressive bone loss, cardiovascular pathologies such as hypertension and heart failure, as well as dyslipidemia are the most important long-term complications of[symptoma.com] Lethargy Weakness Shortness of breath Generalized swelling ( edema ) Generalized weakness due to anemia Loss of appetite Lethargy Fatigue Congestive heart failure Metabolic[medicinenet.com] Aetiology Diabetes, hypertension, glomerulonephritis.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Hypokalemia

    Two middle-aged Chinese females were admitted to our emergency department for muscular weakness and limb pain, and both have the history of early onset hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with hypertension who frequently complain of unrefreshed sleep, daytime sleepiness, impaired concentration, fatigue, and lethargy commonly suffer from hypokalemia[empr.com] Susceptibility to digitalis toxicity is increased when a patient has hypokalemia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Obesity

    […] men without hypertension was 2.31 (95% CI, 1.96-2.72) ( Table 4 ).[doi.org] But lethargy goes well beyond the workplace. It is also how we get to work and what we do after.[publichealth.org] Abstract Although obesity is clearly identified as a risk factor for hypertension, the association between its different metabolic phenotypes and hypertension remains unclear[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoxia

    Nocturnal hypoxemia is associated with AF, pulmonary hypertension, and nocturnal death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs: Rapid Breathing Cyanosis Poor Coordination Lethargy/Lassitude Executing Poor Judgment Symptoms: Air Hunger Dizziness Headache Mental and Muscle Fatigue Nausea Hot and[favoriteplus.com] The symptoms in pediatric patients can be similar to the above and may include the following: Lethargy Irritableness Anxiousness Inattentiveness Sitting up and leaning forward[medicinenet.com]

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