Glossary for Deep stupor
Medical terms related to Deep stupor or mentioned in this section include:
- Abscess: This is an area of puss collected in a cavity which is constituted by necrotised tissue
- Acid-Base Imbalance: A disruption to the normal acid-base equilibrium in the body. There are four main groups of disorder involving an acid-base imbalance: respiratory acidosis or alkalosis and metabolic acidosis or alkalosis. Obviously the severity of symptoms is determined by the degree of imbalance.
- Alcohol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Alcohol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
- Alcohol abuse: Excessive alcohol as a symptom of other conditions
- Apraxia: A disorder of skilled movement not due to tremors, weakness, akinesia or abnormal tone or posture.
- Asphyxiation: A condition which is characterized by the inability to respire
- Blood vessel conditions: Conditions that affect the blood vessels
- Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
- Brain tumour: various extrinsic and intrinsic factors add up to to cause tumour in the brain
- Carbon Monoxide -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Carbon Monoxide during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
- Cardiac arrest: Sudden loss of cardiac function, where the heart stops beating.
- Coma: Loss of consciousness for a long period
- Convulsions: A series of involuntary contractions of voluntary muscles.
- Head injury: Any injury that occurs to the head
- Herpes simplex encephalitis: A form of encephalitis caused by the herpes simplex virus and characterized by fever, headache and neurological symptoms.
- Hyperglycemia: Where there is an increase above normal of the blood sugar levels
- 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.
- Hyperparathyroidism: Increased secretion of parathyroid hormone from the parathyroid glands.
- 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
- Hypothyroidism: The decreased activity of the thyroid gland
- Infection: Infections as a symptom.
- Japanese encephalitis: A form of encephalitis caused by a flavivirus (Japanese B encephalitis virus - JBEV) and transmitted by mosquito bites. Most cases are mild and asymptomatic but severe cases can lead to death.
- Kidney failure: The inability of the kidney to function correctly in its function of excreting metabolites from the blood
- Level of consciousness symptoms: Symptoms related to consciousness such as coma or loss of consciousness.
- Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Neuroleptic malignant syndrome: A severe, potentially fatal reaction to antipsychotic drugs.
- Respiratory acidosis: respiratory acidosis is acidosis (abnormally increased acidity of the blood) due to decreased ventilation of the pulmonary alveoli, leading to elevated arterial carbon dioxide concentration
- Rickettsial disease: A disease caused by infection with rickettsial bacteria which are transmitted by arthropods such as ticks, mites and lice. Different rickettsial bacteria can cause different types of infections such as typhus, spotted fever and trench fever. Symptoms can vary somewhat between the different types.
- Schizophrenia: A psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought.
- Seizures: Uncontrolled physical movements
- Severe depression:
- Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
- Stupor: Mental sub-responsiveness not as severe as coma
- Syncope: Loss or interruption of consciousness.
- Typhus: A general name for various arthropod-borne rickettsial infections
- Vitamin D deficiency: Deficiency of vitamin D
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