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190 Possible Causes for Digitalis Toxicity, Hypertension, Syncope

  • Hypoglycemia

    On hospital day 8 the patient developed hypertensive emergency and was taken to the operating room for exploratory laparotomy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 64 year-old African female was brought to the emergency room with a 1-month history of recurrent syncope, weight loss, and abdominal bloating.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] Toxic concentrations of digitalis can cause nearly every known arrhythmia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] of the hypertension.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    The possible synergistic effect of poor adherence to a Mediterranean diet (MD) and other risk factors for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) such as hypertension, cholesterol[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract An individual experiencing dyspnoea or syncope at high altitude is commonly diagnosed to have high-altitude pulmonary edema or cerebral edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The etiology of published BVT cases is most commonly digitalis toxicity and, rarely, herbal aconitine poisoning, hypokalemic periodic paralysis, catecholaminergic polymorphic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amyloidosis

    We report here a case of portal hypertension, ascites, and severe intrahepatic cholestasis as the initial presentation of hepatic amyloidosis and multiple myeloma, which followed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] congestive heart failure, including: Shortness of breath Labored breathing during exercise Peripheral swelling ( edema caused by a buildup of fluid in the lower limbs) Fainting ( syncope[pfizer.com] Author information 1 Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Division of Hematology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. Electronic address: leung.nelson@mayo.edu.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Her pregnancy was terminated due to exacerbated pulmonary hypertension and low output status at 30 weeks' gestation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The following symptomatology may be seen in patients with HCM: Dyspnea Pre-syncope or syncope Chest pain Orthopnea Dizziness Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea (PND) Palpitations[symptoma.com] Dogs diagnosed this way had more VPCs, polymorphic VPCs, couplets, triplets, VTs and R-on-T-phenomenon and syncope, decreased right ventricular function and dilatation in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] A 71-year-old woman had an episode of syncope due to hypoglycemia of 27 mg/dl.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She had been experiencing dizziness for 8 months and had a similar episode of syncope 2 months earlier. Stephanie L.[healio.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] One patient (a 38-year-old female) had experienced recurrent episodes of syncope due to ventricular tachyarrhythmias (VTAs) accompanied by QT prolongation (QTc: 750ms) when[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Susceptibility to digitalis toxicity is increased when a patient has hypokalemia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Cocaine Abuse

    Clinically, although cocaine abuse is associated with elevated blood pressure, persistent accelerated hypertension reaching levels diagnostic of malignant hypertension is[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On examination he was hypertensive and tachycardic with a systolic murmur over the 5th intercostal space at the level of the left mid-clavicular line.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Past medical history included only hypertension. No home medications were used.[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    However, there is no evidence for its routine use in out of proportion arterial pulmonary hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: COPD; Diffuse pulmonary lung disease; Pulmonary fibrosis; Pulmonary hypertension; Right ventricular dysfunction[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hypertension associated with Interstitial Lung Disease (PH-ILD), both of which are in Phase 2 development.[globenewswire.com]

  • Anemia

    ; quality of life; and cardiovascular events (defined as myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure exacerbation, arrhythmia, or cardiac death) and harms, including hypertension[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cardiovascular symptoms include syncope, dyspnea, orthopnea, palpitations, and angina.[web.archive.org] Diseases and Conditions Anemia or Iron Deficiency Arthritis and Bone Arthritis Osteoporosis Cancer Cardiovascular Cerebrovascular Disease or Stroke Cholesterol Heart Disease Hypertension[cdc.gov]

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