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1,912 Possible Causes for Hypotension, Malaria

  • Pneumonia

    […] non-inferiority trial with the objective to assess the effectiveness of shorter duration amoxicillin dispersible tablet (DT) treatment of chest indrawing childhood pneumonia in a malaria-endemic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Consider administering IV fluids to suspected pneumonia patients who are hypotensive, feel weak, have dry mucus membranes or poor skin turgor. 3.[ems1.com] The Challenge Approximately 900,000 children under age 5 died from pneumonia-related causes in 2015 — more than from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.[r4d.org]

  • Insect Bite

    Anopheles mosquitoes which transmit malaria).[travelhealthpro.org.uk] […] cell sensitization, an insect bite may trigger a type I hypersensitivity reaction manifesting in severe urticaria, pruritus, vomiting, respiratory symptoms, tachycardia, hypotension[symptoma.com] […] typically begin within 30 minutes of envenomation and may produce urticaria, wheezing, shortness of breath, nausea and vomiting, edema of the oropharynx, confusion or anxiety, hypotension[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Four illustrative case histories are presented to emphasize the need for a high index of suspicion if diseases such as malaria, septicaemia or appendicitis are not to be missed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] extreme sleepiness, sunken fontanels, and fussiness in infants; irritability/confusion in adults; and dry mucous membranes, little urine to anuria, sunken eyes, tenting, hypotension[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com] Sometimes malaria can present with symptoms like acute gastroenteritis. Along with acute onset of diarrhea and vomiting, there may be abdominal pain with cramps.[newtimes.co.rw]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    […] treat infectious and immune-mediated illnesses, including HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, illness from potential agents of bioterrorism, tuberculosis, malaria[healthieryou.com] The characteristics of an invasive streptococcal disease include systemic toxicity, hypotension, shock, multiple organ failure, rapid necrosis, and gangrene.[symptoma.com] Hypotension: systolic blood pressure 90 mm Hg or lower in adults or lower than the 5% percentile for age in children B.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Typhus

    We report a case of dual infection of scrub typhus and malaria in a 48-year-old woman.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (105-106 F) may last for up to two weeks dull, red rash begins on the trunk and spreads peripherally hacking, dry cough arthralgia myalgia nausea vomiting Physical exam hypotension[step2.medbullets.com] ‘To measles we can add smallpox, tuberculosis, malaria, typhus, typhoid, influenza and syphilis.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com]

  • Malaria

    Although not included in the World Health Organization criteria for severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria, severe thrombocytopaenia has been increasingly mentioned as an indicator[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 76-year-old male presented with fever, hypotension, tachycardia, and a urinalysis consistent with a urinary tract infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] only appear sometimes) headache high fevers low blood pressure causing dizziness if moving from a lying or sitting position to a standing position (also called orthostatic hypotension[medbroadcast.com]

  • Yellow Fever

    Although not well-documented for this outbreak, malaria, viral hepatitis, and typhoid fever are common differential diagnoses among suspected yellow fever cases in this region[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the late stages of disease, patients can develop hypotension, shock, kidney and heat complications. Confusion, seizures, and coma can also occur.[ok.gov] Most (90.4%) of the study participants also said that Yf is different from malaria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypovolemic Shock

    Maitland K, Pamba A, English M, Peshu N, Marsh K, Newton C, Levin M (2005) Randomized trial of volume expansion with albumin or saline in children with severe malaria: preliminary[link.springer.com] The shock bowel sign and the CT hypotension complex are frequently associated with hypotension from causes other than trauma-induced hypovolemic shock, such as severe head[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Between 1944 and 1960, we have seen the occurrence of shock or hypotension in 10 adult patients with the nephrotic syndrome.[annals.org]

  • Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria

    Glomerulonephritis occurs as a rare form of renal manifestation in Plasmodium falciparum malaria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypotension, convulsions, severe anemia were the main presentations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vasodilation and hypotension occur in response to the high fever.[atsu.edu]

  • Cholera

    Malaria, cholera, typhoid and polio are all endemic in the region.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com] He was admitted with severe hypotension and acute renal failure, but recovered with rapid rehydration. Vibrio cholerae O1 serotype Ogawa was isolated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical course and necropsy findings suggest that death was the result of a slowly evolving systemic anaphylactic reaction which terminated in hypotension and right heart[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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