Elderly female with Hyperventilation

A female aged 70 years p/w Chief Complaints Hyperventilation Altered Sensorium since 1 days History K/C/O Ca Breast (Post Op) on Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Vitals BP- 116/70mmHg PR- 102/min RR- 36/min Investigations Lets discuss the ABG


Hyperventilation syndrome- most likely psychogenic leading to Respiratory alkalosis with hyponatremia,hypokalemia,and subsequent altered sensorium attributed to alkalosis

Uncompensated respiratory alkalosis , also to evaluate for hyponatremia , secondary malignnacies associated with SIADH and hyponatremia

Respiratory alkalosis. Co2 washed out due to hyperventilation.

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