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972 Possible Causes for Hyperkalemia, Hypoglycemia, Vomiting

  • Addison's Disease

    ACTH stimulation tests and Insulin-induced hypoglycemia tests, imaging studies with CT scan and MRI may follow.[symptoma.com] On review of history, the cause of vomiting and weight loss was questioned and combined with subsequent biochemical testing a diagnosis of Addison's disease was made.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Source:MedicineNet Hyperkalemia - Hyperkalemia is too much potassium in the blood. It can be caused by a variety of factors.[web.archive.org]

  • Addisonian Crisis

    Treat severe hyperglycemia with 1-2 gm/kg of D50 Consider infusion of D5NS for continued hypoglycemia Check FS glucose Q1-2 hours to ensure improving hypoglycemia Hypotension[coreem.net] If unable to retain medication due to vomiting, notify the health care provider.[endocrinesurgery.ucla.edu] Aldosterone is the first-line defense against hyperkalemia.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Hypoglycemia occurred in three patients (10%) during the fasting day but not during the nonfasting day (P 0.23). Hypoglycemia was asymptomatic in two cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE PRESENTATION: A 52-year-old Caucasian woman presented with abdominal pain, vomiting and weakness nine days after arthroplasty and heparin use.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He had a 3-month history of left flank pain, nausea and vomiting with weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heat Stroke

    Laboratory studies with dogs have demonstrated heat stroke-induced sinoatrial node dysfunction in the setting of hyperkalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This may be a challenge if the person begins to suffer from nausea and vomiting.[medicinenet.com] Hyperkalemia and hypoglycemia may occur. Classic heatstroke takes 2 to 3 days of exposure to develop.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism

    Read More CE/CME Hyperkalemia in Adults: Review of a Common Electrolyte Imbalance Author: Melanie Douglas, PA-C Denise Rizzolo, PhD, PA-C Danielle Kruger, PA-C, MS Ed Although[mdedge.com] A 46 year-old female patient presented to the hospital with ongoing and progressively increasing fatigue, severe nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, constipation, palpitations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Página 309 - Increased insulin-like growth factor II production and consequent suppression of growth hormone secretion: a dual mechanism for tumorinduced hypoglycemia, J. ‎[books.google.es]

  • Adrenal Hemorrhage

    […] happen in the postoperative period.30 Routine laboratory test results that may suggest the diagnosis of adrenal hemorrhage are a sudden drop in hematocrit, hyponatremia, hyperkalemia[mitchmedical.us] A 52-year-old lady with a history of hypertension, dilated cardiomyopathy and diabetes mellitus type 2, presented with severe upper abdominal pain and vomiting of 4 hours[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In terms of laboratory tests, hyponatremia, hyperkalemia, and a decrease in hematocrit were noted in the majority of the cases.[healio.com]

  • Isoniazid Hepatitis

    Abstract A 22-year-old female who was a known case of tubercular meningitis on anti-tubercular therapy, presented to the emergency room with complaints of recurrent vomiting[scopemed.org] Common side effects of Isoniazid include tingling of hands and feet, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Do not drink alcohol while taking isoniazid.[rxwiki.com] ., excess fatigue, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, or jaundice), even before a clinical evaluation has been conducted, and that initial symptoms can be subtle and might[cdc.gov]

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    CONCLUSION: The two-bag system is associated with lower incidence of hypoglycemia and faster discharge from the PICU.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is caused by an interaction of existing and worsening acidosis due to nausea and vomiting by a precipitating illness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He presented in hyperglycemic, hyperosmolar, hyperketotic state with hyperkalemia, and peaked T waves on electrocardiogram.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heat Exhaustion

    Diagnosis is clinical and requires exclusion of other possible causes (eg, hypoglycemia, acute coronary syndrome, various infections).[merckmanuals.com] Other signs and symptoms might include confusion or dizziness, decreased urination, nausea and vomiting, headache, fatigue/weakness and malaise.[sharecare.com] […] may also: Give them supplemental oxygen Give them intravenous fluids and electrolytes if they are too confused to drink and/or are vomiting If untreated, heat exhaustion[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Autoimmune Adrenal Insufficiency

    Initial laboratory values were notable for hyperkalemia of 9.3 mmol/L, hypoglycemia, hyponatremia, non-anion gap metabolic acidosis, mild peripheral eosinophilia, and random[shmabstracts.com] Fig. 1 Response of ACTH and cortisol to insulin-induced hypoglycemia in controls and patients with latent PAI.[karger.com] Biochemical analyses revealed that hyperkalemia was typical for AD, while hyponatremia was more characteristic for SAI.[endocrine-abstracts.org]

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