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3,585 Possible Causes for Absent Apical Impulse, Tracheal Deviation, X-Ray Abnormal

  • Pneumothorax

    Note the tracheal deviation to the left. Prognosis If the pneumothorax was an isolated event and treatment was initiated early, the prognosis is excellent.[emedicine.medscape.com] A chest x-ray should be ordered early in the evaluation of a patient with a suspected pneumothorax.[cdemcurriculum.com] deviation Hyper-resonance to percussion Decreased breath sounds In tension pneumothorax: Raised JVP, pulsus paradoxus, marked tracheal deviation, Tachycardia 135, hypotension[oxfordmedicaleducation.com]

  • Hemothorax

    deviation away from pneumothorax - Percussion hyperresonnance - Unilateral absence [symptoma.com] Although tracheal deviation and jugular venous distention are commonly cited[symptoma.com] A chest MRI may be done to: Provide an alternative to angiography , or avoid repeated exposure to radiation Clarify findings from earlier x-rays or CT scans Diagnose abnormal[medlineplus.gov] Your doctor may also take X-rays if you’ve broken any bones or been injured anywhere else around your chest or abdomen area in case other treatment needs to be provided.[healthline.com]

  • Pleurisy

    Abnormalities may be detected through an X-ray if there are other causes of the pleuritic pain.[newsmax.com] Your doctor will want to investigate an unexplained abnormality seen on an X-ray with additional imaging, usually beginning with a computerized tomography (CT) scan.[diagnose-me.com] A chest X-ray may show an area of inflammation in your lungs that indicates pneumonia.[diagnose-me.com]

  • Empyema

    Tests that may be ordered include: Chest x-ray CT scan of chest Pleural fluid analysis Thoracentesis Treatment The goal of treatment is to cure the infection.[mountsinai.org] Your doctor will usually perform certain tests or procedures to confirm a diagnosis: Chest X-rays and CT scans will show whether or not there’s fluid in the pleural space.[healthline.com] […] discomfort, uneasiness, or ill feeling ( malaise ) Shortness of breath Weight loss (unintentional) Exams and Tests The health care provider may note decreased breath sounds or an abnormal[mountsinai.org]

  • Chylothorax

    BACKGROUND: Yellow nail syndrome is a rare condition considered secondary to functional anomalies of lymphatic drainage. Yellow nail syndrome is diagnosed through the triad of intrathoracic findings (30% being pleural effusions), nail discoloration, and lymphedema, with any two features sufficient for diagnosis. We[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Pleural Effusion

    Of the 7 patients, 4 (nos. 4–7) had pleural effusion on initial chest X-ray.[kjim.org] In the other 3 patients, pleural effusion was not observed initially, but was disclosed on follow-up chest X-ray after the diagnosis of malignancy.[kjim.org] No patients had abnormal values for blood urea nitrogen, creatinine, AST, or ALT on the day of thoracentesis, and none had a history of liver disease or thyroid disease.[kjim.org]

  • Asthma

    (a) The chest x-ray shows an abnormal distension of the fundus of the stomach.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Tracheal Deviation
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Chest CT may reveal abnormalities that are not apparent on the chest x-ray and may also suggest coexisting or complicating disorders, such as pneumonia, pneumoconiosis, or[merckmanuals.com] Findings on a chest x-ray or computed tomography (CT) of the chest may also help in diagnosis of emphysema and sometimes chronic bronchitis.[merckmanuals.com] […] seen on a chest X-ray To assess suitability for lung volume reduction procedures Serum alpha-1 antitrypsin To assess for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency if early onset, minimal[pathways.nice.org.uk]

    Missing: Tracheal Deviation
  • Myocardial Infarction

    This patient had a clear history of carbon monoxide poisoning, acute respiratory distress, bilateral lung dry and moist rale, chest X-ray showed bilateral pulmonary edema,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Radiofrequency Ablation : A catheter with an electrode at its tip is guided through the veins to the heart muscle with real-time, moving X-rays displayed on a video screen[physio-pedia.com] […] or seen but not clearly defined on the chest X-ray.[web.archive.org]

    Missing: Tracheal Deviation
  • Atelectasis

    Atelectasis is a significant risk factor for the development of pneumonia, especially in pediatric populations more prone to alveolar collapse or those who may have weakened muscular tone. The Metaneb system is a pneumatic, noninvasive physiotherapy technique that delivers chest high-frequency oscillations. Chest[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Absent Apical Impulse

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