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16 Possible Causes for Hand Tremor, Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Tactile Hallucination

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    hallucinations Uncontrollable tremors Seizures DTs can be fatal without treatment, due to the increased risk of developing respiratory arrest, aspiration pneumonitis, or[waypointrecoverycenter.com] The characteristic tremor is an intention tremor: at rest there is no tremor, but when you ask the patient to extend their hands or arms you will see a fine motor tremor ([emergencymedicinecases.com] The main symptoms of delirium tremens are nightmares, agitation, global confusion, disorientation, visual and auditory hallucinations, tactile hallucinations, fever, high[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures

    hallucinations Uncontrollable tremors Seizures DTs can be fatal without treatment, due to the increased risk of developing respiratory arrest, aspiration pneumonitis, or[waypointrecoverycenter.com] tremors.[livestrong.com] Its signs and symptoms include: extreme confusion extreme agitation a fever seizures tactile hallucinations, such as having a sense of itching, burning, or numbness that isn[healthline.com]

  • Hallucinogen Hallucinosis

    Somatic/tactile hallucination: A false perception or sensation of touch or something happening in or on the body.[minddisorders.com] A tremor develops in the hands and can also affect the head and body. A common symptom of delirium tremens is that people become severely uncoordinated.[en.wikipedia.org] As a result, any one type of hallucinogen can produce one or more of the following effects: Rapid changes in mood Auditory hallucinations Visual hallucinations Tactile hallucinations[hallucinogens.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    […] disturbances 0 None 1 Mild itching (e.g., pins and needles, burning, numbness) 7 Continuous hallucinations Auditory disturbances 0 Not present 1 Mild harshness or ability[emsreference.com] As the delirium progresses, resting tremor of the hand develops, sometimes extending to the head and trunk. Ataxia is marked; care must be taken to prevent self-injury.[merckmanuals.com] […] severely acute schizophrenic reactions Agitation 0 Normal activity 1 Somewhat more activity than normal 7 Pacing back and forth during most of the interview or thrashing around Tactile[emsreference.com]

  • Heavy Metal Poisoning

    Hand tremor induced by industrial exposure to inorganic mercury. Arch Environ Health. 1973 ; 26 : 249 – 252 Albers JW, Kallenbach LR, Fine LJ, et al.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] […] of the hands, and psychiatric abnormalities.[rarediseases.org] […] weakness, fatigue, confusion, hallucinations, odd or awkward manner of walking (gait), muscle spasms (dystonia), rigidity of the trunk, stiffness, awkwardness of the limbs, tremors[rarediseases.org]

  • Benzodiazepine Overdose

    Cocaine Mechanism block biogenic amine (DA, NE, 5HT) reuptake Intoxication presentation mental status changes euphoria, psychomotor agitation, grandiosity, hallucinations[step2.medbullets.com] Withdrawal symptoms for benzodiazepines may include difficulty concentrating, sleep problems, irritability, anxiety, panic attacks, hand tremors, vomiting, palpitations, headache[medicinenet.com] […] in hands Blurred vision Slurred speech Irregular breathing and/or heart rate Coordination problems Cognitive symptoms: Nightmares Diminished inhibitions Confusion Impaired[longleafhospital.com]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    While there are no reports of auditory hallucinations, there have been single case reports of tactile hallucinations and delusional infestation in PRES patients [8-9] .[cureus.com] For example, alcohol-induced liver damage (alcoholic cirrhosis) can result in involuntary hand tremors (asterixis), while severe anoxia (lack of oxygen) may result in coma[medicinenet.com] Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2014, 37:113–24. 10.1016/j.psc.2013.11.006 Soomro A, Al Bahri R, Alhassan N, et al.: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome with tactile hallucinations[cureus.com]

  • Overdose

    (typically visual or tactile, less commonly auditory, olfactory, or vestibular), restlessness, distractibility, tremor {which is sometimes gross), sweating. tachycardia,[who.int] […] of the hands or tongue.[who.int] hallucinations, hyperactivity, and lability of mood, which develops during or shorly after repeated use of moderate or high doses of amfetamines. typically, the individuals[who.int]

  • Alcoholic Gastritis

    ., sweating or pulse rate greater than 100), increased hand tremor, insomnia, nausea or vomiting, transient visual, tactile or auditory hallucinations or illusions, psychomotor[aafp.org] ., sweating or pulse rate greater than 100), increased hand tremor, insomnia, nausea or vomiting, transient visual, tactile or auditory hallucinations or illusions, psychomotor[aafp.org] […] or auditory hallucinations or illusions, psychomotor agitation, anxiety or grand mal seizures (b) Alcohol or other substances are taken to relieve or avoid withdrawal symptoms[aafp.org]

  • Aniline Poisoning

    . ; Dopamine/Serotonin/Nor epinephrine -Vasoconstrictor -Derives from leaves of erythoxylum cocca -Tactile hallucinations: also k/a Cocaine bugs/magnan bugs -Paranoid delusions[slideshare.net] HATTER SHAKE Tremor (Intentional, coarse, affecting arms, hands, tongue and later legs, also called hatter's shake/glass blower's shake/danbury tremors) ERETHISM Erethism[slideshare.net] Acrodynia (Pink disease, characterised by pain, paraesthesia, pinkish discolouration of hands and feets) 66. 1) Lead 2) Mercury 3) Iron 4) copper[slideshare.net]

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