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1,443 Possible Causes for HE, Potassium Decreased

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    […] in potassium after vomiting or taking diuretics Several tests are used to diagnose hepatic encephalopathy.[healthline.com] This resource center was created to provide information and support to people diagnosed with HE, as well as those caring for a loved one with HE.[he123.liverfoundation.org] […] in potassium, which may result from vomiting or treatments such as diuretics or paracentesis).[hepatitiscentral.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    The loss of electrolytes such as phosphate, potassium and magnesium can result in cardiac dysrhythmia.[emsworld.com] He was unresponsive, which was attributed to alcohol intoxication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mr Cooper added: “He died of acute alcohol intoxication. He consumed a significant amount of alcohol that night that killed him. His body simply couldn’t cope.[lincolnshirelive.co.uk]

  • Hyponatremia

    Swollen brain cells react to hyponatremic conditions by decreasing their volume over approximately 48 h by the extrusion of potassium, sodium, chloride, and organic osmolytes[doi.org] As he did not improve, he was switched to Sertraline with which he developed Hyponatremia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As ordered, Megan starts an I.V. infusion of 0.9% normal saline with potassium 20 mEq at a rate of 200 mL/hour for 1 liter, and then decreases the rate to 125 mL/hour.[americannursetoday.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Liver cirrhosis, in particular, often leads to hepatic encephalopathy (HE), a primary glial disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There was a progressive development of parkinsonism, cerebellar ataxia, and mental deterioration by the time he was 32.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He finds himself in a position, which, he believes, cannot be untangled by human means.[silkworth.net]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Insulin therapy, correction of acidosis, and volume expansion decrease serum potassium concentration.[web.archive.org] Tyler got involved with JDRF One Walk when he was in college; as a basketball player, he was asked to be the celebrity speaker.[jdrf.org] He was born to a type 1 diabetes mellitus mother at 39 weeks by emergency cesarean section due to fetal distress and breech presentation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Asthma

    […] serum levels of potassium, magnesium, and phosphate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As he gained weight and improved his strength, he attended classes and participated in sports.A few months later, with improvement of his health, Toshi and his parents decided[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Currently, he continues both treatments: omalizumab for asthma and topical steroid for EoE.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Liver Failure

    Electrolyte imbalances—specifically sodium and potassium imbalances—may result from water retention and impaired function of the sodium-potassium pump.[americannursetoday.com] He had hyperthermia at the onset of disease. At admission, he had severe liver injury with unknown etiology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The causative agent of hepatic encephalopathy (HE) has not been identified with certainty.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    potassium level) Abdominal surgery Decreased blood supply to the intestines Infections inside the abdomen, such as appendicitis Kidney or lung disease Use of certain medicines[medlineplus.gov] He then underwent enterolysis, cryptorchidectomy, and appendectomy. He recovered gradually from the operations and early postoperative inflammatory ileus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] potassium levels) Complications of abdominal surgery Decreased blood supply to the intestines ( mesenteric ischemia ) Infections inside the abdomen, such as appendicitis[nicklauschildrens.org]

  • Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis

    Found to have decreased potassium of 2.7 mmol/L and a decreased thyroid stimulating hormone level of 0.81.[hsrc.himmelfarb.gwu.edu] He was resuscitated and his hypokalemia was corrected, and he had a full recovery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Studies suggest that restoration of potassium levels leads to resolution of paralysis, with potassium decreasing the time to resolution from 13 hours to six hours. 5 However[westjem.com]

  • Diarrhea

    In the 1940s, oral solutions were developed ( 23 ), and the effect of potassium replacement in reducing mortality was recognized, which led to substantial decreases in case[cdc.gov] Acutely, he developed 5 days of fever as high as 39.4 C. He had a remote travel history to the Middle East.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He developed dehydration and stage 2 AKI, with a doubling of his serum creatinine. He had been receiving enalapril, as a prescribed medication, over one year.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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