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Glossary for Decreased LOC

Medical terms related to Decreased LOC or mentioned in this section include:

  • Alcohol use: Use of alcohol (as a symptom)
  • Altered mental state: A change in the normal mental state of a person.
  • Arrhythmias: The occurrence of irregular heart beats
  • Brain cancer: Cancer of the brain.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Carotid artery stenosis:
  • Cerebral hemorrhage: Bleeding in the brain
  • Decreased level of consciousness: A persistent coma is called vegetative state.
  • Dehydration: Loss and reduction in body water levels
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis: A metabolic acidosis that results from the accumulation of ketones when diabetes mellitus is poorly controlled
  • Eclampsia: serious complication of pregnancy and is characterised by high blood pressure and convulsions
  • Encephalitis: Infection of the brain (as a symptom)
  • Epilepsy: Paroxysmal transient disturbances of brain function that may manifest as loss of consciousness, abnormal motor phenomena
  • Extradural hematoma: Bleeding in the skull outside the brain
  • Head injury: Any injury that occurs to the head
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Heart attack: An acute myocardial infarction
  • Hepatic encephalopathy: Caused by marked liver disease that results in disturbances of consciousness
  • Heroin overdose: Heroin is an illegal and highly addictive recreational drug. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases.
  • Hydrocephalus: A condition which is characterized by marked dilatation of the cerebral ventricles
  • Hypernatremia: Increased blood sodium levels. Can be caused by excessive sodium levels but is more often a result of low water levels in the body.
  • Hyperthermia: Hyperthermia is an increase in body temperature in the context of an unchanged thermoregulatory point in the brain.
  • Hypoglycemia: Low blood sugar levels
  • Hyponatremia: An electrolyte disturbance involving low sodium levels in the blood. Symptoms are determined by the degree of imbalance. Very low sodium levels can cause water intoxication which can be very dangerous.
  • Hypothermia: Low body temperature
  • Hypovolemia: a state of decreased blood volume; more specifically, decrease in volume of blood plasma
  • Hypoxia: This is where there is a reduction of oxygen supply to parts of the body below what is required for adequate perfusion
  • Hysteria: hysteria describes a state of mind, one of unmanageable fear or emotional excesses
  • Internal bleeding: The loss of blood internally from the circulation
  • Intracranial hemorrhage: Intracranial hemorrhage is a condition in which there is bleeding within the cranium of the skull.
  • Level of consciousness symptoms: Symptoms related to consciousness such as coma or loss of consciousness.
  • Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological deterioration: decreased mental acuity
  • Numbness of both elbows: Numbness of both elbows refers to the loss or reduction of sensation in the elbows.
  • Poisoning: The condition produced by poison
  • Porphyria: A group of disorders characterized by excess production of porphyrin or its precursors which affects the skin and/or nervous system.
  • Pulmonary embolism: The occurrence of an embolism which blocks blood vessels in the lungs
  • Reye's syndrome: is a potentially fatal disease that causes numerous detrimental effects to many organs, especially the brain and liver
  • Sepsis: The presence of microorganisms in the blood circulation
  • Shock: Physical and mental reaction to reduced circulation
  • Snake bite: When a person is bitten by a snake
  • Spider Bites: A puncture wound caused by a spider that may involve the release of noxious substances or bacteria.
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage: subarachnoid hemorrhage is bleeding in the area between the brain and the thin tissues that cover the brain. This area is called the subarachnoid space
  • Subdural hematoma: A condition which is characterized by a blood clot beneath the dura mater
  • Syncope: Loss or interruption of consciousness.
  • Transient delirium: linked to confusion and altered mental status
  • Traumatic Brain Injury: Brain injury from trauma or accident.
  • Typhoid fever: Fever from bacterial food poisoning.
  • Uremia: Build up of toxins usually excreted by the kidneys, associated with real failure in a woman who is pregnant.
  • Vasovagal attack: Cranial nerve disorder with various effects.
  • Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome: The malignant form of cerebrospinal meningitis
  • Wernicke's encephalopathy: Brain condition with various effects

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