Disease Information for Fish poisoning, ciguatera (red-snapper)

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Circumoral paresthesia
Numbness of face
Low Blood Pressure
Slow pulse/Bradycardia
Burning/stinging skin sensations/diffuse
Pruritis Itching
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Pain Crampy
Abdominal pain/triggered by alcohol
GI 'food poisoning' syndrome
Nausea
Postprandial status
Vomiting
Altered taste/Taste perception
Metallic taste
Numbness of lips
Cutaneous Sensory Distorsion
Dizziness/Dizzy
Dysesthesias
Headache
Hot/Cold reversal dysesthesia
Lightheadedness/giddyness/spacey
Neurologic manifestations/signs
Neurological symptoms/signs
Numbness/distal fingers and toes
Paresthesias
Sensation distortion/feel too large/or too small
Sensation distortion/teeth loosening feeling
Sensory distortion
Dyspnea
Dyspnea at rest
Dyspnea on exertion
Shortness of breath/SOB
Depersonalization
Distortion/bodily perception
Arthritis with Fever
Acutely ill patient/signs
Others/family same problems/epidemic/exposure
Sound distortion
Disease Progression
Course/2 to 3 months
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Persistent/symptoms possible
Course/Prodrome
Course/Self limited usually
Course/Several months
Course/Subacute
Course/Three weeks
Onset/Abrupt/Sudden
Demographics & Risk Factors
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Caribbean
Residence/travel/Florida
Residence/travel/Tropical climate/zone
Population Group
Population/Previously well
Occupational Factors
Setting/Emergency Department
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Toxin chromatography indentification/foods (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Food poisoning
Syncope, vasovagal
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute gastroenteritis
Enteritis, secondary
Fish poisoning
Fish poisoning neuropathic syndrome
Fish poisoning/ciguatera type
Food poisoning
Gastritis, erosive/corrosive
Hypotension
Orthostatic hypotension syndrome
Disease Synergy - Causes
Risk factor/Alcohol ingestion
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Food poisoning/fast onset
Process
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Regional specific
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/CDC Reportable/Public health issue
TOXIN/Ciguatoxin (Plankton source) in fish/flesh
TOXIN/Decreases Heart Rate
TOXIN/Ingested toxic plankton
TOXIN/Neurotoxin effect
TOXIN/Poison/Zoologic/stings/bites (category)
TOXIN/Sensory distortion/Sound/Touch/Taste
TOXIN/Sodium channel-active biotoxin
TOXIN/Toxin/heat stable (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Ciguatera, Ciguatera (disorder), ciguatera fish ichthyotoxism, Ciguatera fish poisoning, Ciguatera Poisoning, Ciguatera Poisonings, Ciguatoxin causing toxic effect, Ciguatoxin causing toxic effect (disorder), Ciguatoxin causng toxic effect, Fish poisoning, Fish poisoning (disorder), Ichthyosarcotoxism, ichthyotoxism ciguatera fish, Poisoning by eating contaminated fish, Poisoning Ciguatera, poisoning ciguatera fish, Poisonings Ciguatera, Toxic eff ciguatera fish poisn, Toxic effect of ciguatera fish poisoning, Synonym/Red Snapper fish poisoning, Synonym/Spotted grouper/Ciguatera
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Mannitol (Osmotrol)
RX/Pralidoxime (Protopam)
Definition
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