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45 Possible Causes for Paroxysmal Lethargy

  • GLUT1 Deficiency Syndrome

    Various paroxysmal or episodic disorders have now been described in patients with GLUT1DS, including several seizure types, paroxysmal lethargy, autonomic attacks with sweating[jnnp.bmj.com] Other paroxysmal findings include intermittent ataxia, confusion, lethargy, sleep disturbance, and headache.[uniprot.org] Other paroxysmal findings include confusion, lethargy, and sleep disturbance.[themedicalbiochemistrypage.org]

  • Abdominal Epilepsy

    The important historical clues were pallor and cold sweating during the paroxysm, followed by lethargy and prolonged sleep.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Streptococcus Pyogenes

    […] brought to the ED by a family member after the patient developed confusion and lethargy.[mdedge.com] Case A 57-year-old woman with a history of major depressive disorder, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, and opioid dependence that was in remission for more than 3 years was[mdedge.com]

  • Heart Failure

    These include, among others: Dyspnea ( exertional-, dyspnea at rest, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea); Fatigue, inadequate exhaustion after stress, weakness, lethargy[flexikon.doccheck.com]

  • High Output Heart Failure

    […] and exercise intolerance Peripheral Swelling [edema] Weight loss Wheeze Signs Orthopnea Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea Peripheral Edema History Ascites Elevated JVP [venous[almostadoctor.co.uk] […] up causes fluid transudation into interstitial tissue causing peripheral and pulmonary edema Hyponatremia and hypokalemia Clinical presentations Symptoms Dyspnea Fatigue, lethargy[almostadoctor.co.uk]

  • Low Cardiac Output Syndrome

    Heart failure - Dyspnea, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, and edema.[en.wikipedia.org] Low cardiac output - Fatigue, weakness, dyspnea on exertion, lethargy, and lightheadedness.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Cinchonism

    A 58-year-old man with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation developed fever, lethargy, nausea, and abdominal pain associated with elevated liver function tests and no serological[drugs.com]

  • Endocarditis

    […] nocturnal dyspnea, peripheral edema, lethargy Cerebrovascular embolism Focal weakness or numbness, visual loss, dysphasia, dysarthria, dysphagia, memory loss Systemic thromboembolism[pathologyoutlines.com] […] confident diagnosis of NBTE Patients can present with: Cardiac failure Secondary to valvular dysfunction (most commonly mitral regurgitation), leading to dyspnea, orthopnea, paroxysmal[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Libman-Sacks Disease

    […] nocturnal dyspnea, peripheral edema, lethargy Cerebrovascular embolism Focal weakness or numbness, visual loss, dysphasia, dysarthria, dysphagia, memory loss Systemic thromboembolism[pathologyoutlines.com] […] edema, and lethargy.[odlarmed.com] […] confident diagnosis of NBTE Patients can present with: Cardiac failure Secondary to valvular dysfunction (most commonly mitral regurgitation), leading to dyspnea, orthopnea, paroxysmal[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Jarisch Herxheimer Reaction

    If the heart, pericardium or cardiac tissue is infected, the patient may develop some paroxysmal auricular tachycardia, premature ventricular contractions or ectopic beats[groups.yahoo.com] If the brain or meninges are infected the patient may develop severe (temporary) depression, lethargy, generalized weakness, temporary memory loss (personal experience), irritability[groups.yahoo.com]

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