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72 Possible Causes for Barrel Chest, Bronchiectasis

  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

    Hyperinflation results in barrel chest, increased percussion note, decreased breath sound intensity (see breath sound assessment video, below), and distant heart sounds.[emedicine.medscape.com] KEYWORDS: alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency; bronchiectasis; cystic fibrosis; neutrophil; neutrophil elastase[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A physical examination may reveal a barrel-shaped chest, wheezing, or decreased breath sounds.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    On the lateral radiograph, a "barrel chest" with widened anterior-posterior diameter may be visualized.[radiopaedia.org] Patients with coexisting COPD and bronchiectasis may represent a unique phenotype.[journals.lww.com] Thoracic examination reveals the following: Hyperinflation (barrel chest) Wheezing – Frequently heard on forced and unforced expiration Diffusely decreased breath sounds Hyperresonance[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Asthma

    […] and physical findings in asthma, other causes of wheezing should be kept in mind: vocal cord dysfunction, postnasal drip syndrome, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] DIAGNOSES: One of the sister is diagnosed with severe persistent bronchial asthma associated with bronchiectasis and dyslipidemia and the other one only with mild persistent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Buteyko Breathing Clinic Ireland Natural treatment of asthma, emphysema, bronchiectasis and bronchitis using Buteyko Breathing Clinic method.[curlie.org]

  • Ketoadipicaciduria

    Chest List of possible causes of Barrel Chest or similar symptoms may include: 2 Achondrogenesis type 1A (Barrel-shaped chest) Achondrogenesis type 2 (Barrel-shaped chest[familydiagnosis.com] Symptoms INHERITANCE: Autosomal recessive RESPIRATORY: [Lung]; Bronchiectasis due to chronic upper respiratory tract infections CHEST: [External features]; Barrel chest SKELETAL[findzebra.com] Barrel-shaped chest MedGen UID: 120497 • Concept ID: C0264172 • Finding A rounded, bulging chest that resembles the shape of a barrel.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Bronchitis

    […] respiratory acidosis increased PCO2 CXR decreased lung markings with flattened diaphragm hyperinflated lungs with bullae and/or blebs thin-appearing heart and mediastinum barrel-chest[step2.medbullets.com] […] mucus clearing capabilities in the lungs that help move mucus from lower to central airways, resulting in an ever-worsening secretion clearance challenge and ultimately, bronchiectasis[respirtech.com] Hyper-expansion of the chest- In advanced disease the chest wall can become barrel shaped. Reduced chest expansion. Reduced breath sounds, wheeze and crackles.[myvmc.com]

  • Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia

    chest with hyperlordosis and kyphoscoliosis Dislocated hips Atlantoaxial subluxation leading to cervical spine compression Facial features.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bronchiectasis progressed during follow-up in 2 patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] .  Eyes are wide-set, the neck is short, and the chest appears barrel shaped.  Genu valgum, is common.  Lumbar lordosis may be accentuated and is usually due to hip flexion[slideshare.net]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Children with Cystic Fibrosis experience symptoms including difficulty breathing, frequent respiratory infections, cough, rapid respirations, and a barrel-chested appearance[disabled-world.com] Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is an allergic disease characterized clinically by wheezing, pulmonary infiltrates, bronchiectasis, and fibrosis that affects[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] fibrosis lung disease is generally a diffuse process however rarely one lung may become particularly damaged through chronic collapse and consolidation resulting in end-stage bronchiectasis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spondyloperipheral Dysplasia

    chest Barrel chest 0001552 Brachydactyly Short fingers or toes 0001156 Broad palm Broad hand Broad hands Wide palm [ more ] 0001169 Broad thumb Broad thumbs Wide/broad thumb[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Brachydactyly type A2 Brachydactyly type B1 Brachydactyly type C Brain small vessel disease with hemorrhage Branchiootic syndrome Branchiootic syndrome 3 Branchiootorenal syndrome 2 Bronchiectasis[pentacorelab.hu] Category Subcategory Feature Chest External Features Pectus carinatum Barrel-shaped chest Growth Height Short stature Head And Neck Face Midface hypoplasia [ EoM Image ] Further[mnglabs.com]

  • Achondrogenesis, Type 1A

    chest short ribs fractured ribs beaded ribs short, wide clavicles hypoplastic scapulae protuberant abdomen poorly ossified skull unossified vertebral bodies cervical and[humpath.com] Ablepharon macrostomia syndrome and ","Pulse abnormalities\n\nSource: Diseases Database\n\nSee also the symptoms of Abnormal Heart Rhythm and ","Pyrexia of unknown origin\n","Bronchiectasis[webhealthnetwork.com] chest short trunk short ribs horizontal ribs normal clavicles distended abdomen enlarged calvaria with normal ossification absent vertebral body mineralization non-ossified[humpath.com]

  • Bronchiectasis with or without Elevated Sweat Chloride 3

    Term Clinical Findings Vital Signs & Physical Examination Bronchiectasis Definition tachypnea increased HR and BP use of accessory muscles pursed-lip breathing barrel chest[flashcardmachine.com] Epidemiology, airway defense mechanisms, pathogenesis, imaging and genetic causes of bronchiectasis are discussed.[books.google.com] MalaCards based summary : Bronchiectasis with or Without Elevated Sweat Chloride 3, also known as cystic fibrosis-like syndrome , is related to bronchiectasis with or without[malacards.org]

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