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1,176 Possible Causes for Hallucinations, Syncope

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    A 66-year-old man, chronic smoker, presented with episodes of syncope, hypotension and constitutional symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the fourth day of treatment with intravenous Hydrocortisone (up to 400mg/24 hours) there occurred acute psychosis with hallucinations, delusions and life-threatening behaviours[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Of 65 serious AEs reported by 32 patients (20 per 100 patient-years), four were considered to be possibly related to DR-HC: acute AI (n   2), gastritis (n   1) and syncope[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sunburn

    A sunburn can also cause a fever, chills, general malaise, and even nausea, vomiting and syncope if the case is more severe.[symptoma.com] Altered behaviour - irritability, agitation, impaired judgement, confusion, disorientation, hallucinations.[patient.info]

  • Insulinoma

    A 71-year-old woman had an episode of syncope due to hypoglycemia of 27 mg/dl.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] She had been experiencing dizziness for 8 months and had a similar episode of syncope 2 months earlier. Stephanie L.[healio.com]

  • Hypoxia

    We describe a case of experimentally induced pre-syncope in a healthy young man when exposed to increased inspired CO2 in a background of hypoxia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The possibility of hallucinations in hypoxia patients limits their credibility as witnesses or even their ability to report crime or sexual abuse they have been subjected[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During recovery, psychological and neurological abnormalities such as amnesia, personality regression, hallucinations, memory loss, and muscle spasms and twitches may appear[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    We report a case of a previously healthy man presenting with syncope in whom telemetry revealed sinus arrest.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Auditory vocal hallucinations are sometimes observed in temporal-lobe epilepsy, but are a frequent sign of psychosis and may rarely be mistaken for the latter.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 25-year-old previously healthy man was hospitalized for syncope. While standing, he suddenly lost consciousness, followed by a generalized tonic clonic seizure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ecstasy

    We report a case of a 37-year-old female with a past medical history of hypertension presenting with syncope and altered mental status who was found to have an acute DeBakey[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ecstasy is a stimulant drug that can cause hallucinations. It is known as a designer drug because it is created for the purpose of making someone feel high.[kidshealth.org] Large doses of ecstasy also cause restlessness, anxiety and severe visual and auditory hallucinations.[unodc.org]

  • Hypoglycemia

    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] […] 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] The symptoms include being: Hungry Shaky Sleepy Anxious Dizzy Confused or nervous Sweaty Irritable Syncope (Passing out, losing consciousness) Some people have trouble speaking[hormone.org]

  • Hypokalemia

    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] A patient can experience psychosis, hallucinations, and depression when their potassium is low.[ausmed.com] […] amounts of urine or feeling thirsty most of the time Fainting due to low blood pressure Abnormal psychological behavior: depression , psychosis, delirium, confusion, or hallucinations[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Pertussis is a highly contagious bacterial respiratory illness with several potentially severe complications, including dehydration, hypoxia, encephalopathy, syncope, seizures[journals.lww.com] There is no evidence that they work and they can cause side effects, such as allergic reactions, effects on sleep or hallucinations.[patient.info]

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Clinicians should be aware of this association when they evaluate syncope in the emergency department, especially in narghile users.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These include: Dizziness Confusion Agitation Delirium and hallucinations Headache Vertigo Visual disturbances like diplopia Abdominal pain Lethargy Chest pain Palpitation[symptoma.com] […] can result in any number of neurological or behavioral symptoms, such as memory loss, confusion, seizures, urinary incontinence, loss of bowel function, disorientation, hallucinations[carbonmonoxide-poisoning.com]

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