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56 Possible Causes for Sunken Fontanelle, Tachycardia

  • Dehydration

    Dehydration is marked by thirst, orthostatic hypotension, tachycardia, elevated plasma sodium levels, hyperosmolality, and, in severe instances, cellular disruption, delirium[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Signs of Dehydration Mild Thirst Dry lips Slightly dry mouth membranes Moderate Very dry mouth membranes Sunken eyes Sunken fontanelle (soft spot) on infant’s head.[quickcare.org] […] eyes, (in infant – sunken fontanel, the soft spot on the head), limited, very dark urine, cramps, stiff and/or painful joints, severe irritability, severe headache, few or[lecomhealth.com]

  • Viral Gastroenteritis

    fontanel (the soft spot on the top of an infant’s head) How is viral gastroenteritis diagnosed?[cedars-sinai.org] […] appearance to the eyes Sunken soft spot on an infant's head (fontanelle) Most viruses and bacteria are passed from person to person by unwashed hands.[medlineplus.gov] […] appearance to the eyes Sunken soft spot on an infant's head (fontanelle) Prevention Most viruses and bacteria are passed from person to person by unwashed hands.[ufhealth.org]

  • Hypovolemic Shock

    Symptoms include: Anxiety Low or no urine output Profuse sweating Dizziness Confusion Loss of consciousness Chest pain Tachycardia with weak pulse Hypotension Decreased urine[symptoma.com] Early signs of dehydration: poor skin turgor, sunken fontanelle in infants, decrease in body weight Signs of internal bleeding: abdominal tenderness, swelling, discoloration[ehealthstar.com] Severe bleeding and hypovolemic shock causing hypotension are most often associated with tachycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sepsis Neonatorum

    Risk Factors: Early onset Sepsis Major Maternal prolonged Rupture of Membranes 18-24 hours Intrapartum maternal fever 38 C ( 100.4 F) Chorioamnionitis Sustained Fetal Tachycardia[fpnotebook.com] Eyes may have a sunken appearance. Decrease in urination - not passing urine in more than 12 hours. A swelling in the stomach region. Bulging of the fontanelle.[news-medical.net] […] decreased or lethargy Irritability Tremor, jitteriness or Seizure Hyporeflexia or hypotonia High pitched cry Swelling of Fontanel Cardiovascular Hypotension Metabolic Acidosis Tachycardia[fpnotebook.com]

  • Shigella Enteritis

    […] protein quinolones receptors reduces reflex release renal resistance respiratory response Rifampicin sedation soluble stimulation sulfonamides sympathetic syndrome synthesis tachycardia[books.google.com] fontanelles dizziness especially when standing up Dehydration is a serious medical condition requiring urgent medical attention.[healthline.com] […] include: dry mouth sunken eyes lack of tears low volume of urine urine that is very dark in color severe fatigue soft spot on the top of the head of an infant, known as sunken[healthline.com]

  • Cholera

    Signs and symptoms include tachycardia, loss of skin turgor, dry mucous membranes, hypotension, and thirst.[wwwnc.cdc.gov] Rapid pulse (heart rate) Sunken "soft spots" (fontanelles) in infants Unusual sleepiness or tiredness Vomiting Watery diarrhea that starts suddenly and has a "fishy" odor[medlineplus.gov] They include: Abdominal cramps Dry mucous membranes or dry mouth Dry skin Excessive thirst Glassy or sunken eyes Lack of tears Lethargy Low urine output Nausea Rapid dehydration[medlineplus.gov]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Tachycardia: 61% (122) children had tachycardia. 51% (73/143) cases with Isonatremia had tachycardia, whereas 93% (41/44) cases with Hyponatremia had tachycardia.[omicsonline.org] Severe dehydration—which is an emergency—can cause extreme thirst, extreme sleepiness, sunken fontanels, and fussiness in infants; irritability/confusion in adults; and dry[contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com] […] appearance to the eyes Sunken soft spot on an infant's head (fontanelle) Most viruses and bacteria are passed from person to person by unwashed hands.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Hyponatremia

    He was diagnosed with familial dilated cardiomyopathy and was administered oral tolvaptan and amiodarone for atrial and ventricular tachycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] fontanelle) have a dry mouth have dark-yellow pee have cold and blotchy-looking hands and feet Once the dehydration has been treated your child will need to maintain their[nhs.uk] The patient developed hypertension and tachycardia, and was found to have elevated 24-hour vanillylmandelic acid and metanephrines.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vomiting

    The physical examination revealed tachycardia (heart rate, 135 beats/min) and a respiratory rate of 24 breaths per minute.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Call your doctor if you notice any of the following warning signs in your baby: Signs of dehydration, including a dry mouth, lack of tears, sunken fontanelle, floppiness,[babycentre.co.uk] Call your doctor if you notice any of the following warning signs in your baby: Signs of dehydration, including a dry mouth, lack of tears, sunken fontanelle , floppiness,[babycentre.co.uk]

  • Cerebral Salt-Wasting Syndrome

    A psychotic patient being treated with olanzapine presenting with sopor, muscle rigidity, polyuria, tachycardia, pyrexia, and severe hyponatremia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypovolemia leads to symptoms that entail dried mucous membranes (oral or nasal cavity), dry skin that lacks elasticity, sunken anterior fontanelle, and tachycardia.[symptoma.com] […] anterior fontanel 12.[slideshare.net]

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