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183 Possible Causes for Asymmetric Chest, Pneumothorax

  • 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] The complications that were presented viz. 4 haemopneumothorax, 2 pneumothorax, 2 pneumonia) were treated successfully.[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]

  • 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] The current recommendation is observation in stable patients with 15% pneumothorax and tube thoracostomy in patients with 15% pneumothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Catheter aspiration for simple pneumothorax (CASP) was evaluated prospectively in the outpatient management of simple traumatic pneumothorax in 17 patients and compared to[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] One patient in the thoracoscopic group died and 1 experienced a large pneumothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] Only two patients presented with subcutaneous emphysema/pneumothorax, including our case [11] .[file.scirp.org] Awareness of the clinical and radiological appearance of lung hernia will help to avoid its confusion with other conditions such as subcutaneous emphysema, chest tumor, pneumothorax[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pleural Effusion

    […] video about asymmetrical chest expansion) may also be evidence of a pleural effusion.[medicinenet.com] The most common complication of thoracentesis was pneumothorax, which occurred in 6.0% of cases (95% CI, 4.0%-7.0%).[jamanetwork.com] Understand the natural history of spontaneous pneumothorax.[pedsinreview.aappublications.org]

  • 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] Although acupuncture is a generally simple and safe procedure, complications such as spinal cord injury, pneumothorax and cardiac tamponade may be associated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] Point-of-care ultrasound allowed clinicians to rapidly exclude cardiac disease and pneumothorax as possible causes of the patient's respiratory distress, and expedited the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A chest radiograph demonstrated a left diaphragmatic hernia with a herniation of the stomach into the chest and a right pneumothorax (Figure 1).[journals.lww.com]

  • Osteopathia Striata

    chest 0001555 Brachycephaly Short and broad skull 0000248 Cataract Clouding of the lens of the eye Cloudy lens [ more ] 0000518 Cerebral calcification Abnormal deposits of[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] […] hemorrhage A complication of 279 Bilateral homogenous opacification in neonates and infants 280 Opacification of the hemithorax in the newborn 281 Interstitial emphysema pneumothorax[books.google.com] […] these symptoms Aortic valve stenosis Narrowing of aortic valve 0001650 Aphasia Difficulty finding words Losing words Loss of words [ more ] 0002381 Asymmetry of the thorax Asymmetric[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Kerosene Poisoning

    He had asymmetrical chest movement with trachea deviation to the left and the apex beat at left 5th intercostal space, lateral to midclavicular line.[nigeriamedj.com] […] poisoning is a common poisoning in India especially in childhood, and clinical spectrum can range from meager chemical pneumonitis to grave complications such as hypoxia, pneumothorax[readbyqxmd.com] Secondary effects in the lungs include pneumothorax, pneumatocele, or bronchopleural fistula.[lungindia.com]

  • 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] Pleural effusion, hilar lymphadenopathy and pneumothorax are uncommon findings.[radiopaedia.org] Pneumothorax . Cardiac dyspnoea.[patient.info]

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