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68 Possible Causes for Acute Respiratory Failure, Congenital Malformation of the Ribs

  • Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    respiratory failure.[] • Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) Neurological (e.g., prenatal asphyxia, meningitis) Anatomic Upper airway obstruction Airway malformation Rib cage[] […] pulmonary edema and resulting in acute respiratory failure; see also acute respiratory distress syndrome. respiratory care 1. the health care profession providing, under[]

  • Funnel Chest

    Pectus excavatum is a malformation of the chest wall in which several ribs and the sternum grow abnormally, resulting in a caved-in, or sunken appearance.[] Congenital nature of the disease is confirmed by combination with other congenital malformations. Currently funnel chest in most cases is linked to dyschondroplasia.[] It is a relatively common congenital deformity and occurs more often in males than in females.[]

  • Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome

    Dyspnoea, acute respiratory failure, renal failure, increased serum creatinine and urea levels, increased haematocrits and the presence of pulmonary interstitial infiltrate[] Type 2 congenital pulmonary airway malformation and congenital nephrotic syndrome : report of a new association.[] HPS should be included in the differential diagnosis of interstitial pneumonia progressing to acute respiratory failure.[]

  • Oculo-Pharyngo-Distal Myopathy

    Respiratory Failure and Myoglobinuria 539 Case 86 A Uremic Man with Proximal Muscle Weakness 545 Case 87 A Woman with Weakness Elevated Cholesterol and Serum Creatine Kinase[] […] ovarian fibroma Medulloblastoma Lymphomesenteric cysts Congenital malformation: cleft lip and/or palate, polydactyly, congenital ocular anomaly (cataract, microphthalmos,[] However, it should be noted that chronic respiratory failure can present acutely in the presence of a superimposed acute illness.[]

  • Gram-Negative Septicaemia

    A combination of pulmonary atelectasis, volume overload, and encephalopathy with altered mental status resulted in acute respiratory failure on day 18.[] Minor criteria include medulloblastomas, ovarian fibroma, congenital malformations like cleft lip/palate and other radiological abnormalities.[] respiratory failure alone In the absence of disease modifying therapies, it is impossible to measure the impact on mortality for preventing acute renal failure Renal salvage[]

  • Laceration of the Lung

    We report the case of a patient with acute respiratory failure associated with massive hemoptysis secondary to lung laceration during cardiac surgery.[] […] of respiratory system, unspecified Q676Pectus excavatum Q677Pectus carinatum Q766Other congenital malformations of ribs Q767Congenital malformation of sternum Q768Other congenital[] Predictors of failure of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation in patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure: A multi-center study.[]

  • Meningitis

    respiratory failure requiring invasive mechanical ventilation ( p 0.013) than normonatremia.[] Congenital malformations similar to those observed in animals have been reported in infants born to mothers who received fluconazole through or beyond the first trimester[] Complications Severe hyponatremia was associated with a significantly higher frequency of shock ( p 0.002), multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS, p 0.016), and acute[]

  • Chest Wall Disorder

    Non-invasive ventilation in acute respiratory failure. Thorax 2002 ; 57 : 192 –211. Mehta S, Hill NS. State of the art. Noninvasive ventilation.[] Chest wall disorders include rib fractures, pectus malformation and thoracic outlet syndrome.[] Respiratory failure may not be seen until an episode of bronchitis or aspiration pneumonia produces an acute event.[]

  • Spondylocostal Dysostosis

    The vertebral and rib malformation causes great difficulties to the patient and the treatment are most of the time conservative: Treatment of acute respiratory distress and[] Jarcho-Levin syndrome (JLS; spondylothoracic dysplasia) is a congenital disease characterized by multiple vertebral and rib malformations, causing a short trunk dwarfism commonly[] […] defect, Arnold-Chiari malformation, renal and urinary abnormalities, hydrocephalus, congenital cardiac abnormalities, and extremity malformations.[]

  • Gardner Syndrome

    ., pl. hantaviruses. any of several viruses of the family Bunyaviridae, spread chiefly by wild rodents, that cause acute respiratory illness, kidney failure, and other syndromes[] Congenital malformation: cleft lip or palate, frontal bossing, coarse face, or moderate or severe hypertelorism.[] Bifid, fused, or markedly splayed ribs. First-degree relative with NBCCS. The minor criteria are: Macrocephaly (adjusted for height).[]

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