Hydrocarbon Inhalation Injury Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Mar 29, 2017
  • Author: Rakesh Vadde, MBBS; Chief Editor: Denise Serebrisky, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Other causes for altered mental status include the following:

  • Intracranial pathology

  • Electrolyte abnormality

  • Hepatic encephalopathy

  • Encephalitis

Comorbidities include the following:

  • Multidrug ingestion

  • Other illicit drugs of abuse

  • Sexually transmitted diseases

Differential Diagnoses