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131 Possible Causes for Aspiration Pneumonia, Calf Pain

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Thromboembolism, pneumonia , skin breakdown . Cardiac arrhythmia. Ileus. Aspiration pneumonia . Urinary retention . Psychiatric problems - eg, depression , anxiety .[patient.info] GBS mortality, estimated at about 5 percent, results from respiratory distress syndrome, aspiration pneumonia, sepsis, pulmonary embolism, and arrhythmias [9].[journalofethics.ama-assn.org]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    pain and swelling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The differential diagnosis includes acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), aspiration, atelectasis, heart failure, pneumonia, and systemic infection.[web.archive.org] Shutterstock So now you’ve got phantom calf pain and you’re convinced you can’t breathe, right? Believe us, we get it.[bicycling.com]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    […] redness and swelling in one of your legs (usually the calf).[nhs.uk] Under no circumstances should the legs be massaged to relieve “muscle cramps,” especially when the pain is located in the calf and the patient has not been up and about; pain[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] It can be life-threatening if not treated quickly. you feel pain in your chest or upper back you have difficulty breathing you're coughing up blood You may also have pain,[nhs.uk]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    […] muscles Muscle pain and stiffness Learning disabilities Becker muscular dystrophy Signs and symptoms are similar to those of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, but typically are[web.archive.org] If the muscles involved with swallowing are affected, nutritional problems and aspiration pneumonia may develop. Feeding tubes may be an option. Feb. 06, 2018[mayoclinic.org] […] in the calves with activity ( 30% of patients), pseudohypertrophy of the calf (60%), and macroglossia (30%).[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Polymyositis

    CASE REPORT We report the case of a 16-year-old male who presented with severe bilateral calf pain and elevated CK levels (15 000 IU/l) who was on prolonged steroid therapy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pulmonary involvement in polymyositis includes respiratory muscle weakness, aspiration pneumonia, interstitial lung disease, infection and drug-induced pneumonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pain and severe myalgias.[atmph.org]

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    pain on exercise Muscle hypertrophy: Especially calves Failure to walk 16 - 80 years Systemic Joint contractures: Ankles & Other Cardiomyopathy: May occur before severe weakness[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] , atelectasis or collapse of major lung segments, postoperative pneumonia, congestive heart failure, and cardiac arrhythmias.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] A relatively common observation is that of enlargement of the calf muscles, without any complaints of weakness or pain.[dfsg.org.uk]

  • Septic Thrombophlebitis

    pain.[byebyedoctor.com] 211 31 CommunityAcquired Pneumonia 221 32 Nosocomial Pneumonia 229 33 Aspiration Pneumonia 233 Figure 331 K pneumoniae 236 34 Lung Abscess 241 35 Empyema and Bronchopleural[books.google.com] Identification of this problem is by the patient’s foot (bending the foot towards the head) while the patient lies flat on a bed or even surface and he/she complains of calf[byebyedoctor.com]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    […] early childhood and may include: Frequent falls Difficulty rising from a lying or sitting up position Trouble running and jumping Waddling gait Walking on the toes Large calf[mayoclinic.org] […] of OPMD-related deaths are attributed to aspiration pneumonia.[symptoma.com] Typical features of the clinical presentation include bilateral ptosis and dysphagia with significant potential for morbid outcomes of aspiration pneumonia and malnutrition[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Nerve pain arrives randomly, forcing her to keep carefully made appointments. Sometimes, she said, the pain is sudden and sharp, located in her missing foot or calf.[sandiegouniontribune.com] Impaired consciousness, aspiration pneumonia, and cranial nerve palsy at admission were independently associated with increased mortality.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Immediate treatment included tympanocentesis, with aspirates sent for bacteriologic cultures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Poliomyelitis

    Non-paralytic poliomyelitis Symptoms include back pain or backache, diarrhea, excessive tiredness, fatigue, headache, irritability, leg pain (calf muscles), moderate fever[wikilectures.eu] Although many factors can cause aspiration pneumonia, it's most often a complication of polio, which can impair muscles that control swallowing.[web.archive.org] Health problems that may result from polio include: Aspiration pneumonia Cor pulmonale (a form of heart failure found on the right side of the circulation system) Lack of[nlm.nih.gov]

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