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162 Possible Causes for Asymmetry of the Chest

  • Atelectasis

    J Burn Care Res. 2013 Mar-Apr;34(2):e112-5. doi: 10.1097/BCR.0b013e318257d83e. Author information 1 Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. Abstract Atelectasis is a significant risk factor for the development of pneumonia, especially in pediatric populations more prone to[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pneumothorax

    Bilateral pneumothorax is unusual but the lack of asymmetry of the chest will make clinical diagnosis more difficult.[patient.info]

  • Empyema

    Am Surg. 2018 Apr 1;84(4):599-603. Abstract Concern over the changing bacteriology of empyema has led to numerous attempts to characterize the most common locoregional bacterial isolates. The purpose of this study is to better characterize the bacteriology and demographics in patients with community-acquired[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Extrapulmonary Alveolar Hypoventilation

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  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    RATIONALE: Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) induced by daily rifampicin therapy is rare, especially the patient is absent of malignancy, severe infection, and prior exposure to rifampicin. PATIENT CONCERNS: We report a case of DIC induced by daily rifampicin treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis. A[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lung Abscess

    Abstract A 23 year old female with a past history of a lung abscess diagnosed at the age of 13 years presented with recurrent episodes of productive cough. Chest radiograph and a high resolution CT scan of the thorax led to the diagnosis of a left lower lobe lung abscess. She underwent a successful[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pleural Mesothelioma

    AIMS: Mesothelioma is a relatively uncommon but highly malignant neoplasm. Most patients die of disease within 1 year of diagnosis, but some have prolonged survival. Prospective identification of these longer-term survivors may help to guide treatment. We therefore sought to investigate the role of p16[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Scoliosis

    Cobb's angle, asymmetry, angle of trunk rotation (ATR), strength of back extensor, strength of trunk flexor, quality of life (QOL), balance, chest expansion, and pulmonary[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical examination of chest and trunk for asymmetry is considered a proxy for spine deformity.[srs.org]

  • Raynaud Phenomenon

    These include: skin sores substantial pain marked asymmetry (the fingers of one hand change color but not the other) rashes or other changes in the skin fever chest pain bad[childrenshospital.org]

  • Raynaud's Disease

    These include: skin sores substantial pain marked asymmetry (the fingers of one hand change color but not the other) rashes or other changes in the skin fever chest pain bad[childrenshospital.org]

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