Delirium is a change in mental status. It usually comes on quickly, over hours or days. Delirium is marked by extreme, fluctuating changes, including:

  • Changes in perception and sensation
  • Difficulties with ability to:
    • Focus
    • Sustain and shift attention
    • Think and reason rationally
    • Function normally
    • Communicate clearly

Hundreds of underlying causes can result in delirium. Some of the most common causes include:

Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor
Just one of many potential causes of delirium.
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