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76 Possible Causes for Hyperactivity in 50% of Patients

  • Neuropathy

    Irritability, hyperactivity, and susceptibility to rages are seen in about 50% of patients. Chlorpromazine has been helpful as well as behavior modification.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Delirium

    It occurs in hyperactive, hypoactive or mixed forms in up to 50% of older hospital patients [ 2,3 ], many with pre-existing dementia [ 4 ].[doi.org] […] of patients with normal or near-normal arousal.[doi.org] […] characterized by agitation, restlessness, attempting to remove catheters or tubes, hitting, biting, and emotional lability. 68 In this study, hypoactive delirium was present in over 50%[doi.org]

  • Autonomic Neuropathy

    Irritability, hyperactivity, and susceptibility to rages are seen in about 50% of patients. Chlorpromazine has been helpful as well as behavior modification.[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

  • Mental Disorder

    But even for so-called adult illnesses, such as mood and anxiety disorders, 50% of patients describe onset by age 14 ( 8 ).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There are, of course, mental disorders that we associate with childhood, such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and ASD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diaphragmatic Hernia

    In late childhood and adolescence, learning disability, developmental disability, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are noted in approximately 50% of patients.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Vestibular Neuronitis

    This particular patient had spontaneous/positional nystagmus that nearly reached 50 X/sec.[audiologyonline.com] A caloric response of this intensity is considered borderline hyperactive and can induce or provoke extreme vertigo, nausea, and vomiting despite the relatively short duration[audiologyonline.com]

  • Hyperactive Airway Disease

    […] who outgrow their “toddler's asthma,” airway size may be a bigger issue than underlying airway hyperactivity and potentially greater than 50% of these patients will achieve[pediatrics.aappublications.org] […] even recurrent, is controversial, and previous studies have not consistently demonstrated the benefit of prednisone over placebo.1-3 Furthermore, for a large portion of patients[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • West Syndrome

    Mental retardation is severe in 70% of patients, often with psychiatric problems such as autistic features or hyperactivity.[emedicine.com] It has been found that 50-70% of patients develop other seizure types and that 18-50% of patients will develop Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or some other form of symptomatic generalized[emedicine.com] Only 14% of infants with symptomatic West syndrome have normal or borderline-normal cognitive development, compared with 28-50% of infants with idiopathic infantile spasms[emedicine.com]

  • Mitral Valve Prolapse

    […] is as frequent as adrenergic, especially in patients with fatique and poor concentration.[mdheal.org] MVP occurs in 15-50% of patients with panic disorder [51, 64, 76, 92], a condition of adrenergic hyperfunction [14, 77], and in 40% of patients with hyperthyroidism [13],[mdheal.org] […] cardiovascular and respiratory responses to postural change and Valsalva maneuver, Coghlan et al. [16] concluded that different patterns of dysautonomia may occur in MVP; cholinergic hyperactivity[mdheal.org]

  • Sarcoidosis

    […] of the patients).[flexikon.doccheck.com] This local hyperactivity and dysregulation of immunological systems could lead to the development of granulomas. 5 Clinical presentation 5.1 acute sarcoidosis (10%) Fever[flexikon.doccheck.com] T-lymphocyte function seems to be impaired, a upregulation of B-lymphocytes activity leads to increased production of immuneglobulines (resulting in hypergammaglobulinaemia in 50%[flexikon.doccheck.com]

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