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1,181 Possible Causes for Atelectasis, Sepsis

  • Pneumonia

    […] production and ineffective cough Surgery: you may not be able to cough strongly after surgery or you may be on bed rest Anything that prevents your lungs from fully expanding (atelectasis[craighospital.org] Would you like to share your story about sepsis or read about others who have had sepsis?[sepsis.org] […] and pneumonia Atelectasis Pneumonia Volume Loss Associated Ipsilateral Shift Linear, Wedge-Shaped Apex at Hilum Normal or Increased Volume No Shift, or if Present Then Contralateral[med-ed.virginia.edu]

  • Otitis Media

    Atelectasis leads to a displacement of the drum inward, i.e. a drum retraction .[veterans.gc.ca] Reductions in pneumococcal sepsis were seen in all age groups, with the largest reduction in children younger than 2 years (67%, min-max 56-75%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Non suppurative complications (long term) - atelectasis of the TM, cholesteatoma.[rch.org.au]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    […] include bilateral perihilar peribronchial thickening and interstitial infiltrates which, particularly in children, due to their small-calibre airways, can result in areas of atelectasis[radiopaedia.org] Elevated sweat sodium associated with pulmonary oedema in meningococcal sepsis. Eur J Clin Invest 2004 ;34: 576 - 579 5. Perkins GD, McAuley DF, Thickett DR, Gao F.[nejm.org] If they have severe sepsis , see sepsis management for what to do next. Prognosis[medrevise.co.uk]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    This results in atelectasis.[physio-pedia.com] Bacterial pneumonia and gut bacteria-associated sepsis, frequently seen in alcoholics, can be controlled through the polarization of macrophage phenotypes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] active suction of secretions, chest physiotherapy, positioning to promote dependent drainage, and incentive spirometry to enhance elimination of purulent sputum and to avoid atelectasis[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Subphrenic Abscess

    There might be a dry cough due to an atelectasis in the lung of the affected side.[nethealthbook.com] Patients with peritonitis have a high risk of developing sepsis, and sepsis is related to symptoms like high fever, hypotension, tachycardia, tachypnea, impairment of renal[symptoma.com] Dullness to percussion and decreased breath sounds are typical when basilar atelectasis, pneumonia, or pleural effusion occurs.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Tetanus

    […] prevention of pressure sores and GI stress ulcers COMPLICATIONS Respiratory Aspiration Laryngospasm/obstruction Sedative-associated obstruction Respiratory apnoea Type I (atelectasis[lifeinthefastlane.com] It is important to maintain a high index of suspicion for neonatal sepsis when infants present with seizure-like symptoms, in order to allow its early diagnosis and appropriate[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] a 51-year-old men who had tetanus and recovered without sequel and the second a 67-year-old men who had severe tetanus and a deep, necrotizing soft-tissue infection with sepsis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    […] weight approach is imperfect in patients with ARDS because the amount of aerated lung varies considerably due to differences in inflammation, consolidation, flooding, and atelectasis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: Serum bilirubin on ICU admission was measured in 1006 patients with sepsis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The Berlin definition guides the clinician in terms of timing of the onset, chest X-ray findings (opacities not consistent with effusion, atelectasis, or nodules) and oxygenation[symptoma.com]

  • Splenectomy

    If splenomegally is present, then significant atelectasis and restriction on lung excursion can be noticed.[cancertherapyadvisor.com] This postsplenectomy sepsis is discussed further.[link.springer.com] None of the patients subsequently admitted for infection or sepsis had received boosters.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophageal Perforation

    The chest CT showed a right-sided aortic arch, anterosuperior mediastinal gas density shadow and atelectasis of both inferior lobus of lungs ( Figures 1c and 1d ).[omicsonline.org] As a result, nosocomial sepsis occurred, causing death in the third month after surgical treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Delayed diagnosis may result in a fatal clinical course due to mediastinitis and subsequent sepsis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Asthma

    Complications There are several conditions that can complicate asthma; they include 1,6,16 : atelectasis pneumonia mucoid impaction of the airways pneumothorax pneumomediastinum[radiopaedia.org] He was treated for an asthma exacerbation and sepsis. Despite treatment, his respiratory rate remained elevated although his hypoxaemia improved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This causes portions of the lung to appear more dense and cast more of a shadow on a chest x-ray (this is called atelectasis).[uichildrens.org]

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