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125 Possible Causes for Lethargy, Renal Insufficiency, Salicylate Poisoning

  • Dehydration

    The major presenting complaints were fever (34.6%), poor feeding (42.8%), loose stools (40.8%) and lethargy (26.5%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vomiting, diarrhea, excessive sweating, burns, kidney failure, and use of diuretics may cause dehydration.[merckmanuals.com] We report a 13-day-old exclusively breastfed neonate, admitted with a history of fever, poor feeding, lethargy and decreased urine output.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Metabolic Acidosis

    Clinical presentation is heterogeneous, usually characterised by repetitive vomiting and diarrhoea, lethargy, failure to thrive until to dehydration with hypotension and shock[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Salicylate poisoning classically results in an increased anion gap metabolic acidosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Insufficiency Cohort) Study.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Salicylate Poisoning

    , seizures, unexplained lethargy, or confusion warrants referral to an emergency department for evaluation (Grade C). 3) Patients who exhibit typical symptoms of salicylate[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Serum salicylate levels do not always reflect the severity of poisoning.[symptoma.com] , acute renal failure.[sjrhem.ca]

  • Acidosis

    Respiratory acidosis:Presenting signs can include lethargy or fatigue, shortness of breath, confusion and sleepiness.[symptoma.com] Tinnitus or vertigo may occur with salicylate poisoning.[patient.info] Creatinine will often be elevated as a marker of renal insufficiency, but may be normal, especially in the setting of acute overdoses.[calpoison.org]

  • Methanol Poisoning

    Central nervous system (CNS) effects in this stage can include headache, lethargy, convulsions, delirium and coma.[renalandurologynews.com] An anion gap metabolic acidosis is not immediately seen following ingestion of methanol and may be due to other types of poisoning, including iron, salicylates, and ethylene[web.archive.org] insufficiency, or massive overdose.[web.archive.org]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Exceptions to this may occur in individuals with certain underlying organic conditions (e.g. renal or hepatic insufficiency) in whom small doses of a substance may produce[who.int] […] decrease in coordination 100 to 150 mg/dL: Unsteady gait, nystagmus, slurred speech, loss of behavioral inhibitions, and memory impairment 150 to 300 mg/dL: Delirium and lethargy[merckmanuals.com] Serum toxicology, including ethanol concentration and tests for the presence of benzodiazepines, barbiturates and for common co-ingestants in poisoning such as salicylates[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Ethylene Glycol

    Signs include lethargy, anorexia, dehydration, vomiting, diarrhea, oral ulcers, salivation, tachypnea, and possibly seizures or coma.[merckmanuals.com] 5.0 mg per dL (0.35 mmol per L) 15 to 30 Diagnosis Little correlation exists between blood levels of ethylene glycol and severity of poisoning, 4 making the diagnosis unclear[aafp.org] Despite early treatment with fomepizole and without the development of acidosis or renal insufficiency, the patient required HD for hyperosmolality and subsequent electrolyte[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Constitutional Fevers, chills, night sweats Malaise/lethargy Weight loss Poor intake Cardiovascular Chest pain Palpitations/tachycardia Central nervous system Headache Abnormal[clinicaladvisor.com] The intoxication usually lasts a few hours and then spontaneously resolves. salicylate poisoning Poisoning caused by aspirin or one of its derivatives.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Following amphetamine intoxication, a "crash" occurs with symptoms of anxiety, shakiness, depressed mood, lethargy, fatigue, nightmares, headache, perspiring, muscle cramps[minddisorders.com]

  • Reye Syndrome

    Other symptoms of Reye syndrome: Confusion Lethargy Loss of consciousness or coma Mental changes Nausea and vomiting Seizures Unusual placement of arms and legs ( decerebrate[nlm.nih.gov] poisoning.[patient.info] failure Shaken baby syndrome Treatment is supportive.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Metabolic Alkalosis

    Symptoms and signs in severe cases include headache, lethargy, and tetany. Diagnosis is clinical and with arterial blood gas and serum electrolyte measurement.[msdmanuals.com] High altitude exposure Emotional disorders or aspirin (salicylate) poisoning whats the rationale for RESPIRATORY ALKALOSIS caused by HIGH ALTITUDE EXPOSURE?[quizlet.com] Symptoms and renal outcomes of Gitelman's syndrome are, in general, mild and benign, and renal insufficiency from Gitelman's syndrome associated with long-standing hypokalemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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