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322 Possible Causes for Palpitations with Skipped Beats, Persistent Lactic Acidosis

  • Hypoglycemia

    An 84-year-old Japanese woman with metastatic insulinoma suffered from frequent hypoglycemic events. Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) confirmed severe and frequent symptomatic/asymptomatic hypoglycemia. After the initiation of everolimus treatment, the hypoglycemic events were rapidly eliminated. CGM revealed[…][]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Palpitations are feelings that your heart is skipping a beat, fluttering or beating too hard or too fast. ARVD usually affects teens or young adults.[] acidosis, severe lactic acidosis, expansion and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.[] Symptoms includes fainting after physical activity and palpitations (feelings that your heart is skipping a beat, fluttering, or beating too hard or too fast).[]

  • Septicemia

    Lactic acidosis (with no other possible etiologies of lactatemia) would have indicated sepsis.[] Hypoperfusion abnormalities may include lactic acidosis, oliguria, or an acute alteration in mental status.[] If it persisted and required vasopressors to prop up the blood pressure, it would have signified septic shock.[]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    We report a child with congenital HIV and AIDS who developed Burkitt's lymphoma, lactic acidosis and NICTH.[] He had persistent hypoglycemia (serum glucose 20-40 mg/dl; 1.1-2.2 mmo/l) despite glucose infusion rate of 6 mg/kg/minute and trial of diazoxide treatment.[]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 1

    In the present case, an acidification test was omitted because the patient had a past history of severe lactic acidosis.[] The fact that the hypercalciuria persisted on a low‐sodium diet cannot be interpreted because calcium supplements were already being administered in order to reduce oxalate[]

  • Panic Attacks

    The author gives an account of the analysis of a young woman suffering from severe panic attacks. He describes the initial problems of the setting and how they are progressively overcome, the emergence of highly structured psychotic nuclei and the gradual approach to the patient's splits. Whereas the panic[…][]

    Missing: Persistent Lactic Acidosis
  • Premature Ventricular Contraction

    When a PVC occurs as a single premature beat, patients may describe the feeling as a "palpitation" or "skipped beat."[] beat or palpitations.[] Those who do experience symptoms often complain of a skipped heartbeat or extra beat, also known as palpitations.[]

    Missing: Persistent Lactic Acidosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    SHERSTEN KILLIP, M.D., M.P.H., JOHN M. BENNETT, M.D., M.P.H., and MARA D. CHAMBERS, M.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky Am Fam Physician. 2007 Mar 1;75(5):671-678. Patient information: See a related handouts on this topic at . The prevalence of iron deficiency anemia is 2 percent in adult men, 9 to 12 percent[…][]

    Missing: Persistent Lactic Acidosis
  • Atrial Arrhythmia

    These are often described as hard beats, fast beats, irregular beats, skipped beats or “flip-flopping”.[] They are common and may cause a wide variety of symptoms, such as a racing, skipping or fluttering sensation (called palpitations) in your chest.[] The term palpitations describes an awareness of heart muscle contractions in the chest.[]

    Missing: Persistent Lactic Acidosis
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia

    When signs or symptoms are present, the most common ones are: Palpitations (feelings that your heart is skipping a beat, fluttering, or beating too hard or fast) A slow heartbeat[] When your heart beats in an irregular pattern, you're having what's called palpitations. You may feel as if it skipped a beat or speeds up.[] Signs and Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment A heart that beats too fast or too slow can cause: Lightheadedness or dizziness Palpitations (skipping, fluttering or pounding in the[]

    Missing: Persistent Lactic Acidosis

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