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55 Possible Causes for Unresponsive to Pain Stimuli

  • Coma

    […] to painful stimuli Intact reflexes in the extremities Irregular patterns of breathing A detailed clinical history is usually gathered from a reliable informant or a close[] […] often remarkably unresponsive to usually painful stimuli, particularly as more commonly applied using sternal or nail bed pressure.[] This damage results in unconsciousness, an inability to awake, and unresponsiveness to stimuli such as pain, sound, and light.[]

  • Locked-in Syndrome

    […] to painful stimuli (inability to withdraw an extremity from painful stimuli) No horizontal eye movements Cannot consciously chew food, swallow, breathe, speak, or move voluntary[] […] global except for vertical eye movements and blinking A coma -like condition (pseudocoma) where the patient only can respond or communicate with others by eye movements Unresponsiveness[]

  • Encephalopathy

    Patient becomes unresponsive to pain stimuli. Risks and symptoms of hepatic encephalopathy The liver’s main role is to filter out toxins from the body.[]

  • Vegetative State

    […] tested with painful stimuli).[] […] patients remain completely unresponsive to even severe stimuli).[] Absence of Brainstem Reflexes: Patient should be unresponsive to stimuli that otherwise would trigger an involuntary response (such as dilation of the pupils in the presence[]

  • Brain Stem Herniation

    At 6pm the patient became stuporous and unresponsive to voice and painful stimuli.[] During the entire time, his vital signs were stable, his extremities were warm and well-perfused and he responded to painful stimuli.[]

  • Cerebral Hemorrhage

    This can be accomplished using the AVPU method: A patient is alert, V responsive to verbal stimuli, P responsive to painful stimuli, U unresponsive. 2,5,16–18 This can also[]

  • Generalized Motor Seizure

    Abstract A case is reported in which a Nucleus 22 channel intracochlear implant was used to treat a deaf Hungarian woman (aged 37 years) with a 34-year history of grand mal (GM) epilepsy maintained on carbamazepine-diazepam combination therapy who had not benefited from conventional hearing aids. Pre-operative[…][]

  • Quadriplegia

    A 31-year-old female who have snorted one "line" of cocaine hydrochloride (approximately 35 mg), for the first time in her life, was admitted to the hospital because of acute onset of right hemiplegia and left hemiparesis evolving into quadriplegia. Motor aphasia, right eye-ball divergent strabismus and right mouth[…][]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to determine risk factors for inpatient seizures and long-term epilepsy in patients receiving coil embolization for aneurysm-associated subarachnoid hemorrhage. METHODS: A retrospective chart review was conducted for patients admitted to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center from[…][]

  • Postictal State

    Epilepsy Behav. 2010 Oct;19(2):127-30. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2010.06.036. Epub 2010 Aug 14. Author information 1 Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK. [email protected] Abstract The postictal state is defined as manifestation of seizure-induced reversible alterations in[…][]

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