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24 Possible Causes for Aspiration Pneumonia, Chest Pain Radiating to the Left Arm

  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

    Treatment or investigation: Endoscopy (mediastinitis, aspiration pneumonia, perforation or aggravation of bleeding).[] pneumonia , perforation and mediastinitis ).[] […] risk factors predicting recurrent bleeding in patients with MWS. [ 13 ] Complications These relate to: Symptoms: Vomiting ( hypokalaemia and other metabolic disturbance, aspiration[]

  • Diaphragmatic Hernia

    A 70-year-old female patient presented with acute severe respiratory distress at a district general hospital. Medical history included type 2 diabetes, recurrent pulmonary embolisms and pre-existing diaphragmatic hernia containing part of the liver. Despite initial treatment with steroid inhalers, her clinical picture[…][]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    pneumonias. 3-5 Because symptoms are caused by incomplete relaxation of the LES, these patients usually have a marked clinical response to procedures for improving LES function[] […] their nutritional intake with little, if any, weight loss. 9 Less frequently, these individuals may present with chest pain, regurgitation of undigested food, or recurrent aspiration[]

  • Corkscrew Esophagus

    Acute coronary syndrome Patients with myocardial ischemia present with severe retrosternal chest pain which radiates to left arm and or jaw. [2] Achalasia Achalasia is a cause[] Complications • Aspiration pneumonia. • Esophageal carcinoma. 18. Aspiration pneumonia 19.[] Regurgitation of undigested food is an important diagnostic feature of esophageal achalasia, and rarely causes aspiration pneumonia.[]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    AMI typically presents with central chest pain which may radiate to the neck, left arm, jaw, and shoulders.[] […] adopted diagnostic techniques, we were not able to identify a correlation between CVEs and pathogens causing pneumonia, including respiratory viruses.[] The pain is described as substernal pressure, squeezing, aching, burning, or even sharp pain. Radiation to the left arm or neck is common.[]

  • Cardiac Asthma

    Just before the attack the patient may complain of chest pain radiating to the left arm, heart attacks or disruptions, headache, and feeling of heaviness in the head.[] ), foreign body aspiration, and medications such as ACE inhibitors used for treating high blood pressure .[] Chronic cough can have several causes such as postnasal drip , pneumonia , bronchitis , cigarette smoking , acid reflux, heart disease , tumors in the lung (benign or malignant[]

  • Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis

    A 36-year-old female was admitted to hospital exhibiting chest pain, dyspnea, and a heart murmur on the right upper sternal border, radiating to both carotid arteries.[] At three years of age, he had aspiration pneumoniae secondary to ingestion of floor polish. He had frequent upper respiratory infections.[] The blood pressure of the patient's right arm exceeded the pressure in the left by 25 mm Hg (Coanda effect).[]

  • Posthemorrhagic Anaemia of the Newborn

    pain radiating to the left arm Pallor Rapid, weak pulse Calcium-channel blocking drugs are effective in: Reducing cardiac and smooth muscle contractions A myocardial infarction[] \n","Inability to care for oneself\n","Pneumonia - swallowing problems can lead to aspiration\n","Falls\n","Serious injury due to falls\n","Weight loss\n","Malnutrition\n\[] P239Congenital pneumonia, unspecified P2400Meconium aspiration without respiratory symptoms P2401Meconium aspiration with respiratory symptoms P2410Neonatal aspiration of[]

  • Infarction

    Angina Pectoris One of the few warning symptoms for MI is the occurrence of angina pectoris - a severe chest pain which may also radiate down the left arm.[] pneumonia , pressure ulcers , etc.).[] The classic symptoms of pressure-like chest discomfort with radiation down the left arm along with nausea, diaphoresis and dyspnea may not be present.[]

  • CK Syndrome

    Chest pain typically radiates to the neck, epigastrium, upper back, and/or left arm .[] Chest radiography is indicated for suspected aspiration pneumonia.[]

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