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883 Possible Causes for Hallucinations, Slurred Speech, Weakness

  • Narcolepsy-Cataplexy Syndrome

    Without much warning, the person loses muscle tone and can have a slack jaw, broken speech, buckled knees or total weakness in their face, arms, legs, and trunk.[sleepfoundation.org] A subjective sense of clumsiness, slurred speech, weakness, and muscle twitches are reported prior to the attack.[symptoma.com] : excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), cataplexy, hypnagogic hallucinations and sleep paralysis.[patient.info]

  • Insulinoma

    Adrenergic symptoms resulting from the catecholaminergic response include weakness, anxiety, nausea, hunger, sweating, tremor, tachycardia, and palpitations.[symptoma.com] Slurring of speech, confusion, change of behaviour, truculence. Stupor, coma. Subacute hypoglycaemia Also known as hypoglycaemia unawareness.[patient.info] 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.[endocrine-abstracts.org]

  • Hypoglycemia

    A 50-year-old woman with a large right breast mass was emergently hospitalized for generalized weakness and fatigue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If early symptoms aren't recognized and treated quickly, blood sugar levels may continue to fall, resulting in drowsiness weakness blurred vision slurred speech confusion[health.harvard.edu] […] dL) Dry, parched mouth Extreme thirst (which may gradually disappear) Warm, dry skin that does not sweat High fever (greater than 101 degrees F) Sleepiness or confusion Hallucinations[visionaware.org]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Behavioral changes such as euphoria and aggressiveness, as well as slurred speech, are seen in milder intoxications, which are estimated to occur at blood ethanol concentrations[symptoma.com] Relevant Paper(s) Author, date and country Patient group Study type (level of evidence) Outcomes Key results Study Weaknesses Troups et al 1992 USA 19 volunteers (14 males[bestbets.org] Hallucinations are typically visual.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    speech Motor impairment Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Alcohol poisoning Breathing problems Car crashes and other accidents Risky behavior Violent behavior[itmattersks.org] […] theory can have a profound effect upon the approach used with such patients, helping the therapist deal with the patient in a way that is respectful of his strengths and weaknesses[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ministry of Defence doctors record booze-related ailments including liver disease, hallucinations, heart problems and psychotic issues.[thesun.co.uk]

  • Cholinergic Crisis

    Other symptoms include a slow heartbeat, difficulty breathing, muscle weakness or paralysis, and seizure or coma.[symptoma.com] Bulbar muscles - common, causing a nasal sound to speech that is slurred.[patient.info] A startling episode with an inconsolable, hallucinating two year old highlights a rare ocular emergency.[epmonthly.com]

  • Stroke

    The NHS urges people to recognise the symptoms of stroke: fallen face, inability to hold arms high, slurred speech; and to know the importance of time — act fast to get medical[curlie.org] weakness; there were two patients with stroke of undetermined etiology and they had uniform finger weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] syndrome, contralateral hemplegia, hemianopsia and a variety of other symptoms, including including color blindness, failure to see to-and-fro movements, verbal dyslexia, and hallucinations[web.archive.org]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    The patient was a 57-year-old man who was admitted to the emergency department for right-side weakness persisting for 1 hour.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We presented a 14-year-old patient with signs suggestive of transient ischemic attack (TIA), including triple episodic weakness on the right upper limb, slurred speech, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] in atrial fibrillation APPROACH TO VERTIGO IN THE ED 4 types of dizziness (there’s always one that predominates): Syncope / pre‐syncope: feeling of passing out Vertigo: hallucination[emergencymedicinecases.com]

  • Porphyria

    Other symptoms include: Muscle pain Muscle weakness or paralysis Numbness or tingling Pain in the arms or legs Pain in the back Personality changes Attacks can sometimes be[nlm.nih.gov] Besides having abdominal and nerve pain, the patient may suffer rapid heartbeat, mania, muscle cramps, muscle weakness, breathing problems, hallucinations, and coma.[rxlist.com] In its most acute * forms, it can cause seizures *, paralysis *, depression *, and even hallucinations * or coma *.[humanillnesses.com]

  • Barbiturate Withdrawal

    Within a day after withdrawal of barbiturates, individuals develop restlessness, weakness, and tremulousness.[symptoma.com] speech Sluggishness If you suspect an overdose, contact a poison control center or go to an emergency room immediately.[everydayhealth.com] She was admitted to the hospital because of seizures, hallucinations and delirium not controlled by benzodiazepine and phenothiazine administration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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