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41 Possible Causes for Tachycardia, Tonically Dilated Pupils

  • Autonomic Neuropathy

    Examination demonstrated slightly dilated pupils with absent constriction to light and a tonic near response and redilatation, features consistent with Adie syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients presented with multiple different autonomic disorders, including postural tachycardia syndrome, gastrointestinal dysmotility, and complex regional pain syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common form of autonomic neuropathy is postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS).[symptoma.com]

  • Atropine

    The iris has both circular and radial muscles, and the balance between the tonic activities of these two muscle groups controls the pupil diameter.[encyclopedia.com] There is a significant change in the autonomic influence on the heart prior to idiopathic ventricular tachycardia and this seems to result mainly from decreased vagal activity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A bolus of 0.1 mg intravenous atropine resulted in tachycardia of up to 180-220 b x min(-1), which persisted for 35 min.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Atropa Belladonna

    The beauty tonic was also used to dilate women’s pupils, a look and practice that was seen as fashionable at the time.[ambius.com] The most common observed symptoms and signs were meaningless speech, tachycardia, mydriasis, and flushing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Within 6 h he experienced phases of disorientation, aggressiveness, and tachycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cicuta Maculata Poisoning

    “Within 15 minutes of the call, emergency medical personnel arrived and found the younger man unresponsive and cyanotic with mild tachycardia, dilated pupils, and profuse[bangordailynews.com] Within 15 minutes of the call, emergency medical personnel arrived and found the younger man unresponsive and cyanotic with mild tachycardia, dilated pupils, and profuse salivation[cdc.gov] “Within 15 minutes of the call, emergency medical personnel arrived and found the younger man unresponsive and cyanotic with mild tachycardia, dilated pupils, and profuse[bangordailynews.com]

  • Solanaceous Alkaloid Poisoning

    The iris has both circular and radial muscles, and the balance between the tonic activities of these two muscle groups controls the pupil diameter.[encyclopedia.com] […] patient, aged 32, developed symptoms and signs compatible with solanaceous alkaloid poisoning on August 14, including dilated pupils, dry mouth, acute retention of urine and tachycardia[info.gov.hk] Dry mouth, tachycardia, decreased bowel sounds and agitation are all characteristic of both syndromes.[calpoison.org]

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    pupils, and behavioral arrest Automatism - Oral-facial, eye blinking, alimentary, manual or unilateral dystonic limb posturing, perserveration, vocalization/speech Possible[emedicine.com] Ictal tachycardia was documented with EEG-EKG recording in the latter patient, prior to right anterior temporal lobectomy and amygdalohippocampectomy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There may sensory (auditory), emotional (fear), cognitive (deja vu) or autonomic features (epigastric sensation, tachycardia, colour change) prior to onset of impaired awareness[epilepsydiagnosis.org]

  • Dysautonomia

    The clinical and laboratory examinations revealed a selective parasympathetic dysfunction including dilated pupils and decreased tearing without an involvement of the sympathetic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Chronic symptoms of orthostatic intolerance occur in postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and patients with orthostatic intolerance (OI) without tachycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Psychiatric profile and attention deficits in postural tachycardia syndrome V Raj 1 , K L Haman 1 , S R Raj 2 , 3 , D Byrne 4 , R D Blakely 1 , 3 , 6 , I Biaggioni 2 , 3 ,[doi.org]

  • Holmes-Adie Syndrome

    dilated pupil.[whereincity.com] […] cord injury including autonomic dysreflexia Neurally mediated syncope (Vasovagal, carotid sinus hypersensitivity and situational e.g. swallow, micturition syncope) Postural tachycardia[uclh.nhs.uk] Hyperhidrosis (essential and gustatory) Neurally mediated syncope (vasovagal, micturition, cough, swallow and other situational forms, carotid sinus supersenstivity) Postural tachycardia[stgeorges.nhs.uk]

  • Acute Pandysautonomia

    Cases 2 and 3 showed bilateral or unilateral tonic pupils.[tandfonline.com] […] presented to the Mayo Autonomic Reflex Laboratory and who exhibited tachycardia at rest or during head-up tilt.[semanticscholar.org] Reflex Laboratory and who exhibited tachycardia at rest or during head-up tilt.[curezone.org]

  • Atropa Belladonna Poisoning

    The beauty tonic was also used to dilate women’s pupils, a look and practice that was seen as fashionable at the time.[ambius.com] While the most common symptoms were xeroderma and flushing, the most frequent findings were tachycardia and mydriasis.[mona.uwi.edu] "Atropa belladonna contains solanaceous alkaloids which can cause anticholinergic symptoms including dry mouth, tachycardia (abnormally high heart rate) and blurred vision[info.gov.hk]

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