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173 Possible Causes for Hypoxia, Tetanus, Trismus

  • Tetanus

    Uncorrected episodes of hypoxia (lack of oxygen) caused by muscle spasms in the throat may lead to irreversible brain damage.[] The patient reported trismus and dysphagia as his main complaints.[] Tetanus is also referred to as “lockjaw”.Cause The bacteria known as Clostridium tetani cause tetanus.[]

  • Strychnine Poisoning

    Chest wall rigidity leads to respiratory failure, and ultimately hypoxia and multiple organ dysfunction.[] In 1933 in Leon, Nicaragua, a 22-year-old woman died after an acute convulsive illness in which she experienced trismus, opisthotonos, and hyperpyrexia.[] How is strychnine poisoning different from tetanus? Tetanus inhibits glycine release from nerve endings, while strychnine inhibits glycine binding to its receptor.[]

  • Foreign Body

    Hypoxia 4. Transient arrhythmias 5. Bradycardia[] […] foreign body ingestion along with: Severe chest and/or neck pain Odynophagia Aphagia or drooling Tachycardia Tachypnoea Pyrexia Sometimes surgical emphysema, torticollis or trismus[] Tetanus prophylaxis is necessary if there is no knowledge or documentation of tetanus immunization within 10 years, including tetanus immune globulin for the person with a[]

  • Airway Obstruction

    Early anticipation of the complications leads to proper management of such critical and life threatening complications and prevention of hypoxia, hypercapnia, pneumothorax[] Oropharyngeal examination was difficult owing to marked trismus, but a raised floor of the mouth was noted.[] […] diseases) extramural (e.g. thyroid mass) CAUSES Foreign body Infection Epiglottis Retropharyngeal abscess Bacterial tracheitis Ludwig’s angina Laryngotracheitis Diptheria Tetanus[]

  • Scorpion Sting

    Hypercapnia may be present together with hypoxia, which in turn may be responsible for the accompanying neurological depression.[] If you are not up to date with your tetanus shot, you should go to the doctor for immunisation.[] Make sure your tetanus shots and boosters are current.[]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

    To void prolonged hypoxia, emergency airway was secured with No. 5 uncuffed tracheostomy tube by the ENT surgeon, which was present at the scene .[] The presenting symptoms, for all patients, were fever, odynophagia, torticollis, and trismus, and the clinical examination showed bulging of the posterior wall of the oropharynx[] […] musculature high fever trismus (aka lockjaw; persistent contraction of masseter muscles due to failure of central inhibition; often the initial manifestation of generalized tetanus[]

  • Adult-Onset Nemaline Myopathy

    […] musculature Bulbar and respiratory muscles are frequently affected and may be a presenting feature ( Semin Pediatr Neurol 2011;18:230 ) Patients are at risk for nocturnal hypoxia[] […] muscular, blefaroespasmo, rotação ocular, paralisia da língua, espasmo facial, laringoespasmos, miotonia, opistótonos, espasmo da orofaringe, pleurotonus, espasmo da língua, e trismus[] […] has been estimated that the peak [Ca 2 ] i in a single twitch in amphibian and mammalian muscle fibers is approximately 5 μM (pCa 5.3), whereas maximal [Ca 2 ] i during tetanus[]

  • Acetaminophen

    The 24-year-old patient initially presented with multiple syncopal episodes, hemoptysis and hypoxia.[] Hypokalemia , hyperglycemia [ Ref ] Nervous system Common (1% to 10%): Headache , dizziness Frequency not reported : Dystonia Musculoskeletal Common (1% to 10%): Muscle spasms, trismus[] Longitudinal study of adverse reactions following diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine in infancy. Pediatrics. 1990;85:294-302. Lewis K.[]

  • Respiratory Muscle Paralysis

    Bjertnaes LJ (1977) Hypoxia induced vasoconstriction in isolated perfused lungs exposed to injectable or inhalational anaeshtetics.[] The most common spasms occur in the muscle of the jaw, and the first sign of the illness often is stiffness of the jaw, or trismus.[] Light et al published the first report of NMBA effects in ARDS,(5) demonstrating that pancuronium boluses diminished hypoxia and cerebral damage, as well as lowered inspiratory[]

  • Hyperpyrexia

    There is hypoxia, hypercapnoea and a metabolic acidosis. Temperature may rise above 40 but normothermia does not exclude the condition.[] During the night, the patient developed severe muscle rigidity, tremors, continuous limb shaking, head tremor and trismus.[] […] included alcohol withdrawal, neurolep tic malignant syndrome, serotonin syn drome, status epilepticus, meningitis, encephalitis, cerebral hemorrhage, thyroid storm, and tetanus[]

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