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975 Possible Causes for Disturbance of Consciousness

  • Dementia

    Consciousness disturbance caused by hyper-ammonemia might be underlying in dementia patients.[] Increase of hepatopetal portal blood flow might have contributed to the improvement of her consciousness disturbance.[] After the improvement of her consciousness disturbance by medical treatment, percutaneous shunt embolization was electively performed.[]

  • Meningitis

    A 73-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with disturbance of consciousness, fever and headache.[] , deafness, headache, fever area, middle skull base 251 mg/dL NA Yes 40 days Death NA Biopsy Riku et al. 11) 75M Appetite loss, wobbliness, decreased consciousness Falx, tentorium[] […] optic neuropathy 60F Lindstrom et al.7) Posterior fossa NA Yes* 41.6 Yes 1 month Good 50% Yes* 54F Kosakai et al.6) Eye symptoms, facial sensory Orbital dura, the parasellar disturbance[]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    A 63-year-old woman who had hypopituitarism was re-admitted to our hospital because of fever, diarrhea and disturbance of consciousness with life-threatening arrhythmia due[]

  • Influenza

    All patients had consciousness disturbance. Seven patients (70%) had seizures at initial presentation, and six of them had status epilepticus.[]

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    She developed nausea and psychiatric symptoms, followed by fever and an acute progressive disturbance of consciousness.[] Psychiatrists should consider anti-NMDAR encephalitis as a differential diagnosis in first-episode psychosis patients presenting with disorientation, disturbed consciousness[] Neurological examination showed mild consciousness disturbance and bilateral ophthalmoplegia on admission, flaccid paraplegia with leg areflexia on Day 4.[]

  • Minimally Conscious State

    Acute brain damage can cause major disturbances of consciousness, ranging all the way to the persistent vegetative state (PVS), which is also known as "unresponsive wakefulness[]

  • Typhus

    A 73-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with consciousness disturbance and suspected meningoencephalitis.[]

  • Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria

    In falciparum malaria, disturbances of consciousness can be caused by systemic complications—for example, fever, hypoglycaemia, hyponatraemia, and uraemia.[]

  • Hemiplegic Migraine

    Rarely, during FHM attacks, disturbances of consciousness (sometimes including coma), confusion, fever and CSF pleocytosis can occur. Familial hemiplegic migraine[] SHM has a wide inter- and intraindividual clinical spectrum and, in case of prolonged aura symptoms and disturbed consciousness, can mimic several other acute neurological[] During FHM1 attacks, disturbances of consciousness (sometimes including coma), fever, CSF pleocytosis and confusion can occur.[]

  • Epilepsy

    […] of consciousness.[] A seizure or convulsion is a paroxysmal involuntary disturbance of brain function that may be manifested as an impairment or loss of consciousness, abnormal motor activity[] Temporary symptoms occur, such as loss of awareness or consciousness, and disturbances of movement, sensation (including vision, hearing and taste), mood, or other cognitive[]

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