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58 Possible Causes for Ileus, Salt Craving

  • Addison's Disease

    craving.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 41-year-old Caucasian woman with autoimmune hypothyroidism, premature ovarian failure, and microscopic colitis presented with nausea, salt craving, increased skin pigmentation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Presentation may be acute or insidious, with substantial fatigue and weakness associated with mucocutaneous hyperpigmentation, hypotension and/or postural hypotension, and salt[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Addisonian Crisis

    craving (M) arthralgias, myalgias mental health Crisis: GI weakness, apathy, confusion, decreased LOC, coma lightheadedness (result from decreased salt) Excess: Physical[sharinginhealth.ca] Adrenal crisis with paralytic ileus was diagnosed. Intravenous hydrocortisone (100mg x3/d) and intravenous fluid commenced.[ispub.com] There are some classical signs and many signs suggestive of AI that may be useful for diagnosis, such as hyperpigmentation or salt craving.[scielo.br]

  • Hypokalemia

    GS most commonly manifests with muscle weakness, salt craving, thirst, nocturia, paresthesia (especially in the face), tetany, and abdominal pain ( 3 ).[clinchem.aaccjnls.org] Intestinal ileus may predispose to hypokalemia (pooling of potassium rich intestinal secretions within intestinal lumen). Hypokalemia may ileus.[vetstream.com] Clinical signs include salt craving, cramps, muscle weakness and aches, fatigue, generalised weakness and dizziness, nocturia and polydipsia. Incidental finding.[patient.info]

  • Bartter's Disease

    craving, constipation, insensitivity to angiotensin II pressor effects, normal blood pressure.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Some common ones include: Constipation Frequent urination Generally feeling unwell Muscle weakness and cramping Salt cravings Severe thirst Slower than normal growth and development[webmd.com] Clinical findings Proximal muscle weakness, failure to thrive, short stature, convulsions, tetany, cramps, ileus, gout, mental retardation, enuresis, nocturia, polyuria, salt[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    This situation may be associated with symptoms suggestive of chronic adrenal insufficiency such as hyperpigmentation, salt craving, and association with autoimmune diseases[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Decrease in gastrointestinal contractions can occur, leading to dilation of the intestine (ileus). Steroid withdrawal symptoms mimic many other medical problems.[medicinenet.com] Available data suggest that patients with PAI may be underreplaced with FC as symptoms and signs indicating chronic MC underreplacement, such as salt craving and postural[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Constipation

    Popcorn As far as cravings go, popcorn is one of the healthier ones—provided you don’t load it with butter and salt.[greatist.com] A related but separate entity is postoperative ileus, which is an abnormal pattern of gastrointestinal motility after surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute constipation must be carefully distinguished from ileus secondary to intra-abdominal emergencies, including infections.[emedicine.com]

  • Hypomagnesemia

    In addition, they can suffer from the salt and water wasting that is apparent in most Gitelman-like hypomagnesemias, resulting in polyuria, salt craving and thirst [ 37 ].[doi.org] Hypomagnesemia -- impaired action of PTH at level of bone Hypophosphatemia.. ... possibly secondary to impaired renal tubular resorption/retension Gastrointestinal Adynamic ileus[newmanveterinary.com] In some patients, high renin and aldosterone levels, salt craving, and polyuria were observed.[doi.org]

  • Adrenal Infarction

    . Hyperpigmentation, hyperkalemia, salt craving Vitiligo, autoimmue thyroid diseaseSecondary AI & associated conditions: Pale skin, marked anemia Amenorrhea, scant pubic[slideshare.net] ., 1986 [ 34 ] USA 55 M retropubic prostatectomy CT fever, tachycardia, hypotension, dyspnea, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, ileus hyponatremia, hyperkalemia[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com] Orthostatic hypotension and salt craving can be prominent in primary insufficiency due to aldosterone deficiency leading to profound volume depletion.[ime.acponline.org]

  • Bartter Syndrome

    craving, constipation, insensitivity to angiotensin II pressor effects, normal blood pressure.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Some common ones include: Constipation Frequent urination Generally feeling unwell Muscle weakness and cramping Salt cravings Severe thirst Slower than normal growth and development[webmd.com] Some children may crave salt.[rarediseases.org]

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

    Salt craving becomes more severe and is a warning sign of underlying problems.[drlam.com] Common clinical features of hypokalaemia range from muscle weakness and ileus (lack of peristalsis), to serious cardiac arrhythmias such as ventricular tachycardias.[ausmed.com] […] muscle contractions, may have tetany and seizures, positive Chvostek and Trousseau signs, reduced motility, anorexia, nausea, constipation, abdominal distention, a paralytic ileus[quizlet.com]

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