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Description

Flapping tremors of Asterixis



DDx

- Decompensated cirrhosis or acute liver failure.

- Renal failure /azotemia.

- Respiratory failure with carbon dioxide toxicity (hypercapnia).

- Drugs (phenytoin, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, etc)



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
@GeraldMD
Board Certified Internal Medicine Hospitalist, GrepMed Editor in Chief πŸ‡΅πŸ‡­ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ - Sign up for an account to like, bookmark and upload images to contribute to our community platform. Follow us on IG:  https://www.instagram.com/grepmed/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/grepmeded/
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