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1,693 Possible Causes for Somnolence

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  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Somnolence, stupor, disorientation and disturbance of balance are common and well recognized symptoms of the depression of the central nervous system (CNS) related to alcohol[academic.oup.com] Patients are generally calm and somnolent," said Blatman. "Let them stay that way by avoiding arguments or provocation."[ems1.com] Consciousness was assessed on a scale from normal (1 point) to severely aggravated (4 points): clear consciousness, disorientation, somnolence, stupor or coma (estimated on[academic.oup.com]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Nocturnal attacks are often preceded by nightmares and cause severe sleep disturbance resulting in daytime somnolence. Only a perfect diet will control hypoglycemia.[fibromyalgiatreatment.com] This is seen in people with diabetes treated with insulin who may show reduction in spontaneous movements and speech, somnolence, poor thinking and work performance, changes[patient.info] In newborns, hypoglycemia can produce irritability, jitters, myoclonic jerks, cyanosis, respiratory distress, apneic episodes, sweating, hypothermia, somnolence, hypotonia[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Hyponatremia

    This lady’s urgent admission to hospital was prompted by somnolence following an intentional overdose (7,500 mg) of her sodium valproate medication.[acutecaretesting.org] They include: headache nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting malaise lethargy weakness poor coordination muscle cramps somnolence disorientation personality change Physical Exam[sharinginhealth.ca] The patient was noted to be somnolent and confused. Table 1 summarizes the patient's laboratory data on admission. Table 1.[clinchem.aaccjnls.org]

  • Asthma

    With advanced hypercarbia, bradypnea, somnolence, and profuse diaphoresis may be present; almost no breath sounds may be heard; and the patient is willing to lie recumbent[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Sleep Apnea Syndrome

    In epilepsy patients with risk factors (eg, obesity) or markers (eg, habitual snoring, daytime somnolence) for sleep apnea, a careful sleep history should be elicited and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During last year, the patient was accusing excessive daytime somnolence, breath arrests during sleep, intense snoring, morning headaches, morning oral dryness, pin point chest[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] although clinical reports of SDB were first made in the 19th century. 1 Likely influenced by such observations, descriptions of an entity constituting obesity and extreme somnolence[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com]

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    Neither patient exhibited daytime somnolence, although both were subsequently found to have severe obstructive sleep apnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Our patient was screened with full polysomnography because of heavy snoring, daytime somnolence and obesity. It revealed severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 55-year-old woman who presented to the sleep clinic with severe sleep apnea (OSA) (apnea-hypopnea index [AHI] 62) and excessive somnolence (Epworth Sleepiness Scale score[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Iron deficiency anemia is commonly associated with thrombocytosis and normal leukocyte count. Thrombocytopenia has occasionally been reported in iron deficiency anemia, but pancytopenia is very rare. We present a case of a young female who presented with iron deficiency anemia associated with pancytopenia that[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thrombocytopenia

    Abstract The association of immune thrombocytopenic with malaria is a rare event. We describ the case of a young soldier who, after returning from Central Africa, presented a fever associated with petechial purpura and gingivorrhagia, hemogram showed deep thrombocytopenia and macrocytic normochrome anemia, thick[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Morbid Obesity

    BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is an effective treatment for morbid obesity, but might aggravate gastrointestinal complaints and food intolerance. The long-term prevalence of these symptoms has not been well studied. METHODS: In a cross-sectional study, all patients who underwent[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Brain Concussion

    Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2018 Feb;28(1):15-29. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2017.09.006. Epub 2017 Oct 27. Author information 1 Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Department, El Bosque University, Hospital Universitario Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota, Calle 119 # 7 - 75, Bogota DC 110111, Colombia. Electronic address:[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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