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1,495 Possible Causes for Painful, recurrent muscle cramps, Sudden Death

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  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    The site of pain depends on the pain type or underlying mechanism (eg, painful cramps, nociceptive pain, or neuropathic pain).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is no evidence to support the use of any intervention for muscle cramps in ALS/MND.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Studies directly addressing muscle cramps in ALS should assess number and duration of muscle cramps as well as intensity of muscle cramps on a VAS.[doi.org]

  • Mercury Poisoning

    Exposure to inorganic mercury generally causes development of a metallic taste, local oropharyngeal pain, nausea, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, colic abdominal pain, renal dysfunction[orpha.net] Signs of mercury toxicity in the musculoskeletal system include tender muscles, rapid muscle fatigue, joint stiffness, muscle cramps, muscle weakness, and TMJ dysfunction.[lahealthyliving.com] Sensitivity reactions to these diuretics may cause asthma, hives, other skin lesions, and sudden death.[britannica.com]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    David Kaye, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA, USA and Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Pain[books.google.com] Soon after CPR, he developed extreme hypertension above 200 mmHg accompanied with excess sweating, muscle cramp, hyperpyrexia above 40 , rhabdomyolysis, myoglobinemia and[ci.nii.ac.jp] Sudden cardiac death is often related to amphetamine overdose because the drugs are commonly used to increase physical performance and stamina in activities involving high[amphetamines.com]

  • Amyloidosis

    At the conclusion of two cycles she had achieved an amyloid complete-hematologic response, with her recurring ileus and abdominal pain significantly improved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Itching, skin rash, diarrhea or constipation, muscle cramps and backache, leg swelling, risk of blood clot in veins, low platelets in blood.[ahajournals.org] Sudden deaths attributable to cardiac amyloidosis outside the operating room are not uncommon. 1,2,4–7 Between 1982 and 1986, 810 patients who had sudden cardiac deaths underwent[anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org]

  • Tetanus

    . • Tetanus can cause extremely painful muscle cramps all over the body. This disease can be deadly.[vaccineinformation.org] Abstract Complex regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS I) is a disorder of one or more extremities characterized by pain, abnormal sensitivity (allodynia), swelling, limited[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sudden cardiac death and the complications of prolonged critical illness (nosocomial infections, particularly ventilator associated pneumonia, generalised sepsis, thromboembolism[doi.org]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    The immediate 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) is commonly used to facilitate differential diagnosis of acute chest pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Under no circumstances should the legs be massaged to relieve “muscle cramps,” especially when the pain is located in the calf and the patient has not been up and about; pain[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] METHODS: We present an unusual case of sudden death owing to acute pulmonary embolism after undergoing total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mitral Valve Prolapse

    It is a central pain perception disorder .Panicky and anxiety reactions included It is not chest pain at all it is simply a feeling of palpitation.[drsvenkatesan.com] Overall, there was a 90 percent decrease in muscle cramps, a 47 percent decrease in chest pain and a definite decrease in blood vessel spasms in the people taking magnesium[mgwater.com] As a consequence, sudden death might occur in these patients, thought to be caused by an arrhythmogenic event.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pineal Gland Cyst

    The ALJ did not deny that she had pain, specifically muscle pain (myofascial pain) in her neck and arthritis and inflammation in her neck joints (bilateral facet arthropathy[medicallawperspectives.com] I would describe it as a muscle cramp, but I know this is either my gall bladder or liver (pancreas?). I have been in bed 3 days with stomach cramps.[healthcaremagic.com] Sudden death due to a glial cyst of the pineal gland.[jcp.bmj.com]

  • Cocaine Abuse

    Initial management of cocaine users presenting with chest pain and ST segment elevation should include administration of glyceryl trinitrate (GTN).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For example, heroin withdrawal can cause vomiting, muscle cramps, convulsions, and delirium.[encyclopedia.com] Autopsy, following a sudden, unexpected death, revealed a double aortic arch which was compressing the trachea and the esophagus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heroin Dependence

    There was no correlation of any measure of drug use history with the heat or pain experience.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They also begin sweating and getting feverish, start to have stomach cramps and diarrhea, begin to have muscle cramps and spasms and experience chills.[smartrecovery.org] BACKGROUND: Methadone is associated with QTc prolongation and sudden death in susceptible patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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