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765 Possible Causes for Fatal Respiratory Failure

  • Adenovirus Infection

    We report a fatal case of disseminated adenovirus infection with fulminant hepatic failure in an 8-month-old child after peripheral blood stem cell transplantation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] mother), cyanosis, respiratory failure, fever and a rash in neonates.[symptoma.com] The virus was identified in blood, urine, respiratory aspirate and stool samples and was typed as adenovirus type 2 through PCR and sequencing of part of the hexon gene, with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Insomnia

    Abstract We present the case of a 48-year-old woman suffering from fatal familial insomnia (FFI)--a rare prion disease--who developed Biot's breathing and secondary respiratory[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] failure during the early stages of the illness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypertension

    […] angina, dissection of aortic aneurysm, acute renal failure, stroke, and respiratory failure (necessitating mechanical ventilation).[doi.org] Types of outcome measures Primary: Total serious adverse events All cause mortality Composite of non‐fatal cardiovascular events including: myocardial infarction, unstable[doi.org]

  • Food Poisoning

    These symptoms appear 30 minutes to an hour after consumption and can cause serious damage such as muscle paralysis and respiratory failure which can be fatal.[medic8.com]

  • Malnutrition

    failure and heart failure, and the person may become unresponsive.[medicalnewstoday.com] Total starvation can be fatal within 8 to 12 weeks Children may show a lack of growth, and they may be tired and irritable.[medicalnewstoday.com] […] inelastic, pale, and cold the cheeks appear hollow and the eyes sunken, as fat disappears from the face hair becomes dry and sparse, falling out easily Eventually, there may be respiratory[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Skin Infection

    […] complications including adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), especially in older patients, hypotensive shock, acute renal failure, encephalomyelitis, and disseminated[doi.org] […] by skin rash, bite‐eschar(s), regional lymphadenopathy, conjunctival injection, icteric sclera, jaundice, and bradycardia. 25,27 Later, patients may develop potentially fatal[doi.org]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    There have been a number of fatalities, 47 with ascending polyneuropathy with paralysis and respiratory failure cited as the main cause of death. 48 The syndrome is often[pharmaceutical-journal.com] failure associated with trazodone overdose. 43 Tryptophan, which is used as an antidepressant and a dietary supplement, has been implicated in causing a potentially fatal[pharmaceutical-journal.com] failure and require treatment with steroids.[pharmaceutical-journal.com]

  • Puerperium

    respiratory failure.[time.com] They worry that rooming-in could lead to mothers’ accidentally smothering their children and possibly contribute to sudden unexpected postnatal collapse, a rare but often fatal[time.com]

  • Birth

    respiratory failure.[time.com] They worry that rooming-in could lead to mothers’ accidentally smothering their children and possibly contribute to sudden unexpected postnatal collapse, a rare but often fatal[time.com]

  • Obesity

    respiratory disease 35 ) have already developed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] disease (eg, osteoarthritis, obstructive sleep apnoea); or the positive effects of some types of adiposity on prognosis after some chronic disorders (eg, heart failure, 34[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] mortality over the next few decades; the relevance of obesity to mortality in different ethnic groups; the substantial effects of obesity on disability, quality of life, or non-fatal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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