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133 Possible Causes for Accessory Muscle Breathing, Productive Cough

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    Increased work of breathing and using of accessory muscles may ultimately result in fatigue and respiratory failure.[] Signs and Symptoms That Suggest Specific Causes of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Signs/symptoms Possible cause Most common Productive cough, fever, pleuritic chest pain[] […] air movement, prolonged expiratory phase Congestive heart failure Jugular venous distension, peripheral edema, third heart sound Pneumonia* Productive cough, fever, pleuritic[]

  • Pneumonic Plague

    All the 12 cases, including the index patient, experienced sudden onset of fever, headache, and productive coughing with bloody sputum. Three of them died.[] Pneumonic plague results in a severe fulminant illness that develops with associated high fever, chills, headache, productive cough, chest pain, hemoptysis, extreme malaise[] The first signs of illness expected would be fever with cough with the production of bloody, watery, or purulent sputum, and dyspnea [ 3 ].[]

  • Legionnaires' Disease

    History of productive cough, involvement of both lungs, and high bacterial load were independently associated with culture of Legionella from lower respiratory samples.[] The cough at first is mild and only slightly productive. symptoms are often prominent with diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.[] As the bacteria affects the lungs there are symptoms like persistent cough that is dry initially but progresses to a more productive form where the patient coughs up mucus[]

  • Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis

    Physical examination revealed barrel chest, with obvious use of accessory respiratory muscle.[] We present a 45-year-old male heart transplant recipient who developed fever, progressive worsening of dyspnea, and productive cough without response to antibiotics.[] A 56-year-old man presenting with productive cough for several weeks and unremitting high fever for a week was hospitalized with an initial clinical diagnosis of pneumonia[]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    , and use of accessory muscles.[] We report a 55-year-old male ex-smoker who presented with complaints of exertional breathlessness and productive cough for five years and an episode of haemoptysis four days[] Chronic bronchitis is defined as productive cough on most days of the week for at least 3 mo total duration in 2 successive years.[]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    Accessory muscles then move the food into the esophagus with a peristaltic wave.[] A 44-year-old woman with a history of von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease, a rare inherited neoplasia syndrome, presented acutely to hospital with a productive cough, symptoms[] Productive cough Shortness of breath Fever (sometimes) Chest pain Patients with aspiration pneumonia may also exhibit with the following signs : Rapid breathing (tachypnea[]

  • Invasive Aspergillosis

    A 46-year-old man presented with productive cough of 2 weeks' duration. Besides, several painless, fixed lymph nodes were palpated at his left neck.[] This morning, he reports developing a productive cough overnight, and is concerned because he noted some blood in his sputum this morning.[] , sputum production and haemoptysis 2-3 .[]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Physical exam : On physical exam, breathing may be labored, using accessory muscles in the neck, chest and abdomen.[] Symptoms can range from mild to severe and include a productive cough, fever, chills, and difficulty breathing.[] Signs and symptoms/Diagnosis Acute, usually high, fever and productive cough are typical.[]

  • Streptococcus Pyogenes Pneumonia

    Review Topic QID: 106701 M1 Select Answer to see Preferred Response PREFERRED RESPONSE 4 (M1.MC.75) A 60-year-old man presents with fever and cough productive of rust-colored[] Clinical features        Productive cough Pleural pain Sudden expectoration of copious sputum High pyrexia Profound systemic upset Pleural rub Signs of consolidation[] , shortness of breath, weight loss, chest pain Minimally productive cough, vague substernal chest pain or tightness Blood culture, PCR, serology Doxycycline, tetracycline[]

  • Cytomegalovirus Pneumonia

    […] cytomegalovirus pneumonia A viral pneumonia characterised by fever, non-productive cough, shortness of breath and association with Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia, especially[] A 29 year-old female with a history of systemic lupus erythematosus presented with a seven-day history of fever, dyspnea and a non-productive cough.[] Hypoxia, if extreme, may be fatal. cytomegalovirus pneumonia Pulmonology A viral pneumonia characterized by fever, non-productive cough, SOB and association with PCP, especially[]

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