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1,481 Possible Causes for Hypokalemia, Tremor

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Propranolol therapy decreased tremor more in the alcoholics than in essential tremor. The tremor of chronic alcoholism differs from essential tremor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The presence of thyrotoxicosis and hypokalemia does not always indicate a diagnosis of TPP.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Propranolol therapy decreased tremor more in the alcoholics than in essential tremor.[neurology.org]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    Synonyms Alcohol intoxication delirium Alcohol withdrawal hallucinosis Delirium tremens Clinical Information Acute alcoholic, psychotic condition characterized by intense tremors[icd9data.com] […] individuals frequently have large total body deficits of magnesium, and symptoms and signs of magnesium deficiency include hyperactive reflexes, weakness, tremor, refractory hypokalemia[emedicine.medscape.com] The characteristic tremor is an intention tremor: at rest there is no tremor, but when you ask the patient to extend their hands or arms you will see a fine motor tremor ([emergencymedicinecases.com]

  • Pheochromocytoma

    , a 45-year-old man, reported sustained arterial hypertension with paroxysmal episodes of tachycardia, associated with head and neck burning sensation, and hand and foot tremors[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypokalemia may be present if hyperaldosteronism is diagnosed.[clinicalpainadvisor.com] A rare, usually benign, tumor that secretes substances producing symptoms such as hypertension, palpitations, flushing, headache and tremor.[stanfordhealthcare.org]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    Symptoms Sweating Tremor Rapid heart rate Anxiety Hunger Dizziness Headache Clouding of vision Confusion Behavioral changes Convulsions Loss of consciousness Skin rash that[medicine.georgetown.edu] Hypokalemia was associated with hypoglycemia in some patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The resultant hypoglycemia ultimately results in headaches, visual changes, confusion. as well as irritability, weakness, tremors, ataxia, and seizures.[symptoma.com]

  • Hypomagnesemia

    We report the first Japanese case of hypomagnesemia associated with chronic use of PPIs in a 64-year-old man hospitalized for nausea, bilateral ankle arthritis, and tremor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypokalemia events were related to malnutrition (odds ratio, 2.79; 95% confidence interval, 1.09-7.14; P .045).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical features are often due to accompanying hypokalemia and hypocalcemia and include lethargy, tremor, tetany, seizures, and arrhythmias.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Organophosphate Poisoning

    The presence of rigidity, tremors, dystonia and chorea were assessed daily till discharge using modifications of the Unified Parkinson's Disease rating scale and the Tremor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other laboratory findings include the following: Leukocytosis Hemoconcentration Metabolic and/or respiratory acidosis Hyperglycemia Hypokalemia Hypomagnesemia Elevated troponin[emedicine.medscape.com] Extrapyramidal symptoms occurred between 5 and 15 d and were characterized by dystonia of arms and legs, resting tremor, cogwheel rigidity, and hypereflexia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis

    Or, there may be signs of hyperthyroidism, such as an enlarged thyroid changes in the eyes, tremor, hair and nail changes.[nlm.nih.gov] The presentation is characterized by abrupt-onset hypokalemia and profound proximal muscular weakness, and commonly occurs after carbohydrate loading or exercise.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He had tachycardia, fine tremors of both hands, and grade1 diffuse goiter.[ijem.in]

  • Laxative Abuse

    POTENTIAL HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF LAXATIVE ABUSE Tremors Bloating Weakness Nausea Dehydration Water retention Colon infection Electrolyte imbalance Organ damage Severe abdominal[transformationmemphis.com] Laxative abuse can cause hypokalemia and volume depletion. Hypokalemia, in turn, can lead to rhabdomyolysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severe dehydration, which may result in tremors, weakness, blurry vision, fainting, kidney damage, and death.[mccallumplace.com]

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    This report presents a case of a 43-year-old male with HE and asymmetric kinetic, postural and resting tremor of upper extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] helpful to use as a framework to think about precipitants: - Increased ammonia production/absorption: - Excess dietary protein - GI bleed (protein load) - Electrolytes (hypokalemia[errolozdalga.com] […] varices ) dietary intake of large quantities of protein (e.g. meat) reduced nitrogen excretion constipation renal failure metabolic or drug interactions hyponatremia or hypokalemia[radiopaedia.org]

  • Theophylline Poisoning

    Clinical features included nausea, tremor, delirium, hypotension and cardiac arrhythmias, metabolic acidosis, hyperglycemia, hypokalemia and hypophosphatemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The severity of hypokalemia correlated with peak serum theophylline concentrations (p less than 0.001).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Toxicity is characterised by agitation, tremor, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pains, seizures, and tachyarrhythmias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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