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51 Possible Causes for Hypotension, Sunken Fontanelle

  • Dehydration

    Signs of Dehydration Mild Thirst Dry lips Slightly dry mouth membranes Moderate Very dry mouth membranes Sunken eyes Sunken fontanelle (soft spot) on infant’s head.[quickcare.org] A review of the anesthesia record from the study revealed that the patient was hypotensive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] eyes, (in infant – sunken fontanel, the soft spot on the head), limited, very dark urine, cramps, stiff and/or painful joints, severe irritability, severe headache, few or[lecomhealth.com]

  • Hyponatremia

    fontanelle) have a dry mouth have dark-yellow pee have cold and blotchy-looking hands and feet Once the dehydration has been treated your child will need to maintain their[nhs.uk] After several weeks of suffering from gastroenteritis with vomiting, she presented with disturbance of consciousness, hypotension, dehydration, and severe hyponatremia (108[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was in poor general condition, hypotensive, and he had dry mucous membranes and skin as well as mucosa hyperpigmentation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetes Insipidus

    Symptoms may include: Dry mucous membranes Dry skin Sunken appearance to eyes Sunken fontanelles (soft spot) in infants Changes in memory or balance Other symptoms that can[nlm.nih.gov] We report vasopressin (AVP) responses to hypotension in nine patients with ADI and nine controls.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of dehydration include: Dry skin Dry mucous membranes (sticky mouth) /reduced tears Sunken appearance to eyes Sunken fontanelles (soft spot in the skull) in infants[histio.org]

  • Hypovolemic Shock

    Early signs of dehydration: poor skin turgor, sunken fontanelle in infants, decrease in body weight Signs of internal bleeding: abdominal tenderness, swelling, discoloration[ehealthstar.com] CONCLUSION: The shock bowel sign and the CT hypotension complex are frequently associated with hypotension from causes other than trauma-induced hypovolemic shock, such as[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]

  • Renal Salt-Wasting Syndrome

    […] anterior fontanel 12.[slideshare.net] Seven of seventy patients treated with cisplatin over 18 months developed salt-wasting nephropathy and orthostatic hypotension.[annals.org] […] anterior fontanel.[jnaccjournal.org]

  • Sepsis Neonatorum

    Eyes may have a sunken appearance. Decrease in urination - not passing urine in more than 12 hours. A swelling in the stomach region. Bulging of the fontanelle.[news-medical.net] Splenomegaly Neurologic Activity decreased or lethargy Irritability Tremor, jitteriness or Seizure Hyporeflexia or hypotonia High pitched cry Swelling of Fontanel Cardiovascular Hypotension[fpnotebook.com] Splenomegaly Neurologic Activity decreased or lethargy Irritability Tremor , jitteriness or Seizure Hyporeflexia or hypotonia High pitched cry Swelling of Fontanel Cardiovascular Hypotension[fpnotebook.com]

  • Shigella Enteritis

    fontanelles dizziness especially when standing up Dehydration is a serious medical condition requiring urgent medical attention.[healthline.com] […] digitalis digoxin dilatation disease diuretics dopamine dose doxycycline duration of action effect enzyme excretion fall in BP fluid GABA given Gram heart hepatic hypertension hypotension[books.google.com] […] dilatation disease diuretics dopamine dose doxycycline drug duration of action effect enzyme excretion fall in BP fluid furosemide GABA given Gram heart hepatic hypertension hypotension[books.google.de]

  • Cholera

    Rapid pulse (heart rate) Sunken "soft spots" (fontanelles) in infants Unusual sleepiness or tiredness Vomiting Watery diarrhea that starts suddenly and has a "fishy" odor[nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Severe dehydration—which is an emergency—can cause extreme thirst, extreme sleepiness, sunken fontanels, and fussiness in infants; irritability/confusion in adults; and dry[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com] Assess for features of dehydration: Mild dehydration: lassitude, anorexia, nausea, light-headedness, postural hypotension.[patient.info] […] appearance to the eyes Sunken soft spot on an infant's head (fontanelle) Most viruses and bacteria are passed from person to person by unwashed hands.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Cerebral Salt-Wasting Syndrome

    Hypovolemia leads to symptoms that entail dried mucous membranes (oral or nasal cavity), dry skin that lacks elasticity, sunken anterior fontanelle, and tachycardia.[symptoma.com] A 76-year-old white man was evaluated for a syndrome of hyponatremia, hypotension, and high urinary sodium excretion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] anterior fontanel 12.[slideshare.net]

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