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698 Possible Causes for Hyperkalemia, Vomiting, X-Ray Abnormal

  • Acute Renal Failure

    Her hyperkalemia and kidney failure resolved after the surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and vomiting, abdominal pain pain 6.6 WBCs, protein 30 Increased cortical echogenicity, no hydronephrosis "Synthetic marijuana" 8 New York 33 Nausea and vomiting 3.3 Not[cdc.gov] A diagnostic imaging procedure that uses a combination of X-rays and computer technology to produce horizontal, or axial, images (often called slices) of the body.[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Nausea, loss of appetite, and vomiting. Urea in the gastric juices may cause upset stomach. This can lead to malnutrition and weight loss.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] of the kidneys abdominal CT or CAT (computed tomography) scan abdominal MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) abdominal ultrasound renal scan The X-rays, scans, and ultrasounds[medbroadcast.com] Manage the sequelae of ACRF (hyperkalemia, uremia and volume overload can be life-threatening).[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Addison's Disease

    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] MRI machines use radio waves and magnets to produce detailed pictures of the body’s internal organs and soft tissues without using x rays.[web.archive.org] 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

    Aldosterone is the first-line defense against hyperkalemia.[emedicine.medscape.com] If unable to retain medication due to vomiting, notify the health care provider.[endocrinesurgery.ucla.edu] Chest X-ray displayed bilateral pulmonary edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Imaging Ultrasound /nuclear imaging ( Tc99m-sestamibi scan ) : only performed prior to surgery to determine the exact location of the abnormal glands Skeletal x-ray : decreased[amboss.com]

  • Gastric Adenocarcinoma

    This 65-year-old patient was admitted with nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain, in addition to loss of weight (13 Kg in 3 months).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Subsequently x-rays of the stomach are taken. The barium outlines the inside of the stomach helping to reveal any abnormal areas that may be involved with cancer.[patients.gi.org] Right: 70 year-old man with melena as his only presenting symptom; no nausea, vomiting, early satiety or pain.[endoatlas.com]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    A history of poor appetite and vomiting preceded the inco-ordination. Ataxia in SLE has been well described, but is nevertheless uncommon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] capacity of carbon monoxide (DLCO) along with abnormal chest x-rays may be detected in asymptomatic patients. [9] Pulmonary abnormalities do not correlate with immune parameters[sjmms.net] Non-laboratory tests X-rays or other imaging tests may be ordered to examine organs potentially affected by lupus. In addition, a kidney biopsy may be performed.[labtestsonline.org]

  • Hypokalemia

    Ondansetron is widely used in general practice for nausea and vomiting due to any cause.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Hypokalemia and hyperkalemia are common electrolyte disorders caused by changes in potassium intake, altered excretion, or transcellular shifts.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The main causes of hypokalemia are usually evident in the clinical history of patients, with previous episodes of vomiting, diarrhea or diuretic use.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Glomerulonephritis

    With the result of a low transtubular potassium gradient (TTKG) level, it was concluded that hypoaldosteronism was the major cause of hyperkalemia in this patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Post-infectious acute glomerulonephritis with hypertensive encephalopathy is characterized by episodic hypertension with headache, vomiting, and hematuria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The test is used to determine the size and shape of the kidney and to detect a mass, kidney stone, cyst, or other obstruction or abnormalities. Chest X-ray.[childrensnational.org]

  • Ileus

    […] urinary tract infection. 3) Biliopancreatic diseases. 4) Metabolic disturbances (ketoacidosis in patients with diabetes mellitus or ethanol poisoning, uremia, hypokalemia or hyperkalemia[empendium.com] Postoperative nausea and vomiting have high incidences.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tests used include: X-ray. An abdominal X-ray may show some obstructions, but they do not always show up an ileus or other intestinal problem.[medicalnewstoday.com]

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