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1,217 Possible Causes for Hypokalemia, Weight Gain

  • 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] […] pound of weight gain.[dx.doi.org] Other poor prognostic factors include left ventricular dysfunction with ejection fraction less than 20%, secondary renal insufficiency, hyponatremia and hypokalemia (with[symptoma.com]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    […] following features of CS: skin thinning, severe hypercortisolemia (24-hour urinary free cortisol 10 times the upper limit of normal), ectopic secretion of ACTH, and severe hypokalemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Despite being rare in clinical practice, in a child with weight gain, hirsuitism and growth failure the diagnosis must be considered.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 59-year-old man presented with nasal congestion and neck swelling and was noted to have hypokalemia, hypertension, and hyperglycemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    ., spontaneous bacterial peritonitis ) Gastrointestinal bleeding Constipation Portal vein thrombosis Hypovolemia /exsiccosis and electrolyte disturbances ( hypokalemia, hyponatremia[amboss.com] You may complain of nausea, weight loss or gain, fluid overload, feeling weak and tired, and loss of sex drive.[natap.org] Screen for hypoxia, hypoglycemia, anemia, hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis, and other potential metabolic or endocrine factors; correct as indicated.[aafp.org]

  • Ascites

    […] diuresis depletes fluid from the intravascular compartment, especially when peripheral edema is absent; this depletion may cause renal failure or electrolyte imbalance (eg, hypokalemia[merckmanuals.com] gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the event of marked hyponatremia, hyperkalemia or hypokalemia, renal insufficiency, dehydration, or encephalopathy, diuretics should be reduced or discontinued.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    Patients with this syndrome present with early onset of hypertension, hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis, hyporeninemia and hypoaldosteronism, and a potassium-sparing diuretics[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case presentation: A 4-year-old boy and a 2-year-old boy presented with bilateral periorbital oedema and weight gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Prednisone can cause increased appetite mood changes; he may be moody or irritable while taking the medicine weight gain Weigh your child as directed and record his weight[nationwidechildrens.org]

  • Cushing's Disease

    Tw o also demonstrated personality changes, hypertension and hypokalemia, the last of these being rarely reported in patients with Cushing's disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Common clinical signs and symptoms include weight gain, hypertension, and osteoporosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ectopic ACTH secretion was initially suspected on the basis of very high cortisoluria and ACTH concentrations, severe hypokalemia, a lung hypermetabolic lesion and a normal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    Hypokalemia was associated with hypoglycemia in some patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] gain or loss Inflamed mouth and tongue A mass or lump in the abdomen If you are concerned about any changes you experience, please talk with your doctor.[cancer.net] The symptoms of VIPomas include copious amounts of watery diarrhea, hypokalemia, and dehydration.[symptoma.com]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    In addition to the CS development, biochemical results of the patient showed low cortisol, ACTH, testosterone, DHEAS (Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate) levels, and hypokalemia[mrmjournal.biomedcentral.com] Patients with ICS due to various etiologies have presented with a spectrum of signs and symptoms ranging from excessive weight gain and growth delay to posterior cervical[pediatrics.aappublications.org] 8mg dexamethasone test (pituitary tumors more likely to suppress cortisol 50%), CRH stimulation (pituitary tumors more likely to stimulate cortisol post CRH), presence of hypokalemia[hopkinsguides.com]

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    A 65-year-old seemingly well male patient was referred to our clinic under the suspicion of hyperaldosteronism due to hypertension combined with hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 9-year-old Japanese girl was hospitalized, because of the unstable emotions and excessive weight gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] beta-estradiol (serum, only in men and postmenopausal women) Mineralocorticoid excess potassium (serum) aldosterone/renin ratio (only in patients with arterial hypertension and/or hypokalemia[ensat.org]

  • Lipoid Nephrosis

    Prolonged use of corticosteroids can lead to immunosuppression (leading to infection), growth compications, weight gain.[en.wikipedia.org] gain (from fluid retention) Minimal change disease does not reduce the amount of urine produced.[nlm.nih.gov] As edema worsens there is a gradual weight gain, which parents may mistake for healthy growth.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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