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251 Possible Causes for Hypokalemia, Paralytic Ileus

  • Hypomagnesemia

    Hypokalemia events were related to malnutrition (odds ratio, 2.79; 95% confidence interval, 1.09-7.14; P .045).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Paralytic ileus (due to smooth muscle paralysis). Weakness, followed by flaccid muscle paralysis. Disappearance of deep tendon reflexes. Respiratory depression.[patient.info] This report describes the case of a 48-year-old man who developed hypocalcemia and hypomagnesemia accompanied by hypokalemia-an interesting finding-following a chemical injury[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Decreased Bowel Sounds

    […] before declaring an absence of bowel sounds. [1] Differential Diagnosis Common Causes Intestinal obstruction Adynamic ileus Intestinal ischemia Peritonitis Acute appendicitis Hypokalemia[wikidoc.org] Aside from digestion, there are other causes of bowel sounds including: Trauma Infection Hernias Blood clots Hypokalemia – potassium deficiency Tumors Intestinal obstruction[belmarrahealth.com] In paralytic ileus there is no bowel movement and no flatus.[patient.info]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    E) Correct Electrolyte Abnormalities if present: Hypocalcemia: Calcium gluconate 10%: 10 mL IV over 15–20 min Hypokalemia: KCl 10 mEq/h IV over 1 hr Hypomagnesemia (alcohol[epomedicine.com] A nasogastric tube (NGT) may be inserted for a week or two to drain the contents of the stomach especially with paralytic ileus.[symptoma.com] ileus References: [9] [19] [15] [26] We list the most important complications.[amboss.com]

  • Acute Peritonitis

    Leukocytosis , hypokalemia , hypernatremia , and acidosis may be present, but they are not specific findings.[en.wikipedia.org] .  Tenderness and generalized guarding  Decreased bowel sounds as Paralytic ileus sets in  Increased temperature and pulse 15.[slideshare.net] The most difficult diferenciacija from colic (hepatic, renal, lead), tablecheck crises, spastic and paralytic ileus, bleeding into the retroperitoneal tissue.[lecheniebolezni.com]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    Hypovolemic (from vomiting) Hypochloremic (from vomiting) Hypokalemia (from vomiting) Alkalosis (from vomiting) What must be ruled out on physical exam in pts with SBO?[quizlet.com] Non–mechanical obstruction is the result of a non - functional small intestine, a condition also known as paralytic ileus.[symptoma.com] Labs Complete Blood Count Leukocytosis may be significant in bacteremia and intestinal perforation Comprehensive Metabolic Panel Hypokalemia Contraction Alkalosis (dehydration[fpnotebook.com]

  • Hypokalemic Nephropathy

    Certain herbal products, like licorice and gan cao may be causative for hypokalemia.[symbiosisonlinepublishing.com] ileus ) Cardiac arrhythmia , e.g. ventricular extrasystoles up to ventricular fibrillation ECG alterations: flattening of the T and U wave, merging T and U waves Rhabdomyolysis[flexikon.doccheck.com] Chronic diarrhea commonly causes hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hydrochlorothiazide

    Compared with telmisartan, HCTZ showed more hypokalemia (0.4 vs. 4.5%, P   0.001).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Otherwise, management includes symptomatic treatment with special attention to cardiac rate and output, blood volume, electrolyte balance, dehydration, paralytic ileus, urinary[rxmed.com] Hypokalemia can also cause kidney damage.[livestrong.com]

  • Loop Diuretic

    […] severe hypokalemia or other electrolyte abnormalities were observed between the groups.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fatigue, muscle weakness, leg cramps NV, paralytic ileus Soft, flabby muscles Paresthesias, decreased reflexes Weak, irregular pulse Polyuria, hyperglycemia What are 5 key[quizlet.com] Bumetanide has demonstrated an adverse-reaction profile similar to that of furosemide, although the incidence of hypochloremia and hypokalemia is greater with bumetanide.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    In most cases, it is a result of diuretic therapy, which causes activation of the renin-angiotensin system, chloride depletion, increased distal sodium delivery, hypokalemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other poor prognostic factors include left ventricular dysfunction with ejection fraction less than 20%, secondary renal insufficiency, hyponatremia and hypokalemia (with[symptoma.com] Common side effects of medicines used for the treatment of CHF exacerbation include hypotension, hyponatremia, hypokalemia, and hypomagnesemia.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Vomiting

    The patient, a 60-yearold woman, had been suffering for 9 months from episodes of vomiting which resulted in weight loss, dehydration, and hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ileus or paralysis of the normal propulsive movements of the gut, usually after abdominal surgery Allergic reactions for example milk allergy or lactose intolerance Appendicitis[news-medical.net] […] fountain-like expulsion of vomit Intestinal obstruction Peptic ulcer Gastroesophageal reflux disease Gastritis Peritonitis or inflammation of the membranes within the abdomen Paralytic[news-medical.net]

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