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332 Possible Causes for Asymmetric Chest

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Palpation is an important aspect of clinical assessment in identifying lumps, asymmetrical chest wall movement, crepitations, apex beat (if felt on right side may indicate[dovepress.com]

  • Thoracoplasty

    It involves multiple osteotomies on several ribs and then collapsing them into the space to be obliterated; however, this results in a distorted and asymmetrical chest wall[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] : • Pectus excavatum is characterized by excessive depression of the sternum. may be – minimal or extreme, – diffuse or local, – symmetrical or asymmetrical. • Most common[docsity.com] chest wall deformity seen by pediatricians and primary care providers affecting between 0.5% and 2.0% of the population • Occurs in approximately 1 in every 1000 children[docsity.com]

  • Traumatic Pneumothorax

    Rupture of bleb (blisters) on lung in COPD or Congenital (present from birth -Dyspnea (labored breathing) -Dry hacking cough -Asymmetric chest movement -Diminished or absent[quizlet.com]

  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

    […] cyanosis retractions tachycardia tachypnea scaphoid abdomen absent breath sounds on affected side asymmetrical chest rise abnormal breathing pattern What are the breath sounds[quizlet.com] These can include: Labored breathing Rapid breathing Rapid heart rate Blue color to the skin (cyanosis) Abnormal or asymmetrical chest development Abdomen appears sunken in[rileychildrens.org]

  • Lung Hernia

    He had asymmetric chest wall movements, with the right side expanding more than the left side.[jpgmonline.com]

  • Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia

    chest and abdominal organs.[radiopaedia.org] […] males increased rate of ectopic pregnancy /subfertility in females 5 Additionally, normal ciliary function is believed to be responsible for normal lateralisation of the asymmetric[radiopaedia.org]

  • Pleural Effusion

    […] video about asymmetrical chest expansion) may also be evidence of a pleural effusion.[medicinenet.com] ), decreased vibration (decreased tactile fremitus), and asymmetrical chest expansion (the lungs do not inflate or deflate equally - please see this for an informational YouTube[medicinenet.com] […] sound is dull - if no fluid exists in the area the sound will be lighter - please see this for an informational video by the Stanford School of Medicine on percussion of the chest[medicinenet.com]

  • Foreign Body

    Examination Asymmetrical chest movement Tracheal deviation Chest signs such as wheeze or decreased breath sounds. The respiratory examination may be completely normal.[rch.org.au] Case Details PA chest radiograph demonstrates asymmetric lucency of the lungs with the right lung being hyperlucent compared with the left.[pedsradiology.com]

  • Diaphragmatic Hernia

    These can include: Labored breathing Rapid breathing Rapid heart rate Blue color to the skin (cyanosis) Abnormal or asymmetrical chest development Abdomen appears sunken in[rileychildrens.org]

  • Plexiform Neurofibroma

    We treated a 12-year-old boy who presented with asymmetric pectus excavaum and an anterior chest wall plexiform neurofibroma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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