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1,799 Possible Causes for Hypocalcemia, Tachycardia

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Take the patient’s blood pressure to ascertain if there are any orthostatic changes, hypotension, or tachycardia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] BACKGROUND: Persons with chronic alcoholism frequently have hypocalcemia, hypomagnesemia, and osteoporosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The tachycardia was attributed to dehydration from vomiting by the treating clinician. The patient's tachycardia settled down after the 20 mL/kg i.v. saline infusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Mild pyrexia, tachycardia and hypertension. Sweating, nausea and retching. Seizures. Auditory and visual hallucinations.[patient.info] ALDH deficiency increases the levels of acetaldehyde formed in the body, leading to facial flushing, tachycardia and nausea.[esciencecentral.org] View/Print Table TABLE 1 Indicators of Possible Problem Drinking or Alcoholism Symptoms Recurrent intoxication, nausea, sweating, tachycardia Amnesic episodes (blackouts)[aafp.org]

  • Acute Renal Failure

    Tachycardia and hyponatremia are common during attacks. In cases with cardiac arrhythmia and respiratory paralysis (rare), attacks can be fatal.[orpha.net] The hypocalcemia associated with AKI is usually asymptomatic and does not require specific treatment.[renalandurologynews.com] ., history of vomiting, diarrhea, diuretic overuse, hemorrhage, burns) Weight loss, orthostatic hypotension and tachycardia Thirst and reduced fluid intake Poor skin turgor[aafp.org]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    […] pain Classically radiating towards the back Worse after meals and when supine Improves on leaning forwards Nausea, vomiting General physical examination Signs of shock : tachycardia[amboss.com] Her clinical course involved multifactorial rebound hypocalcemia after treatment and multiple complications from the abuse of other non-prescription medications.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Carefully evaluate patient for signs of withdrawal if they have a history of alcohol use (tongue fasciculations, tachycardia, hypertension, anxiety etc) Cholangitis Broad[rebelem.com]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    This prolongation, together with the presence of bradycardia, is a risk factor for ventricular arrhythmia due to torsade de pointes polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, and[revespcardiol.org] However, measuring the serum 25(OH)D levels in AN patients with hypocalcemia is recommended to prevent osteomalacia and osteoporosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nutritional support was begun slowly, however electrolyte derangements began to manifest on hospital day 2, with hypophosphatemia, hypokalemia, hypocalcemia, and hypomagnesemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    Ablation of ventricular tachycardia. Herzschrittmachertherap Elektrophysiol 2007; 18:225–233. Hindricks G.[innovationsincrm.com] The clinical presentation of thyroid storm includes fever, tachycardia, hypertension, and neurological abnormalities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During this exploration, ECG revealed a broad complex tachycardia with no palpable pulse confirming cardiac arrest likely secondary to hypovolaemia and/or hyperkalaemia.[bjmp.org]

  • Torsades De Pointes

    Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia 12-lead ECG Example[healio.com] There are documented cases of blood product transfusions causing hypocalcemia and separate cases of hypocalcemia precipitating arrhythmias such as TdP or ventricular fibrillation[cureus.com] This electrophysiological abnormality may lead to syncope or sudden cardiac death due to rapid, polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (VT).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fat Embolism

    The major clinical features of FES include hypoxia, pulmonary dysfunction, mental status changes, petechiae, tachycardia, fever, thrombocytopenia, and anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cumulative score 5 required for diagnosis Laboratory features of fat embolism syndrome Thrombocytopenia Anaemia (sudden decrease) -70% of patients High ESR Fat macroglobulinaemia Hypocalcemia[derangedphysiology.com] This syndrome is a clinical diagnosis based on the recurrent occurrence of tachycardia, hypertension, diaphoresis, tachypnea, and occasionally high fever and dystonic postures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome

    He initially suffered minor trauma playing basketball, and later presented to his pediatrician with fever, vomiting, severe leg pain, tachypnea, and tachycardia.[emcrit.org] Laboratory findings consistent with tss include leukocytosis, elevated prothrombin time, hypoalbuminemia, hypocalcemia, and pyuria A severe illness caused by infection with[icd9data.com] […] syndrome (TSS) by Davis and colleagues, the frequencies of abnormal laboratory results were as follows [9] : Elevated serum creatinine levels - 69% Thrombocytopenia - 59% Hypocalcemia[emedicine.com]

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

    Ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation and torsade de pointes.[ecgwaves.com] (Potassium is what they give for lethal injections to kill convicted criminals), know the twitch twitch seize seize etc for hypocalcemia (hyperphosphatemia) you will have[allnurses.com] Hypercalcemia Neuromuscular irritability with tremors, increased reflexes, convulsions, positive chvostek's and trousseau's signs, tachycardia, elevated BP, dysrythmias, vertigo[memorize.com]

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