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22 Possible Causes for Barrel Chest, Hyperresonance

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    On the lateral radiograph, a "barrel chest" with widened anterior-posterior diameter may be visualized.[radiopaedia.org] […] cough or expectoration Breathing may be assisted by pursed lips and use of accessory respiratory muscles; patients may adopt the tripod sitting position The chest may be hyperresonant[emedicine.medscape.com] People with COPD sometimes develop a barrel-shaped chest due to an enlargement of the lungs.[sleepfoundation.org]

  • Asthma

    British Guideline on the Management of Asthma The Guideline and Quick Reference Guide are available to download in Acrobat pdf format. 2005 Update to the British Guideline on the Management of Asthma originally published in February 2003 2005 Update to the British Guideline on the Management of Asthma - Volumatic[…][web.archive.org]

  • Silicosis

    From Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search pneumoconiosis that is an inflammation and scarring of the uper lobes of the lungs causing nodular lesions resulting from inhalation of silica, quartz or slate particles Pneumoconiosis due to other silica or silicates Pneumoconiosis due to silica (disorder) Pneumoconiosis[…][wikidata.org]

  • Pneumothorax

    . [57] Tension pneumothorax – the presence of which may be suspected due to rapidly deteriorating heart function, absent lung sounds throughout the thorax, and a barrel-shaped[en.wikipedia.org] […] coughing can also cause Presentation Symptoms sudden-onset, unilateral, pleuritic chest pain dyspnea acute respiratory distress Physical exam decreased or absent breath sounds hyperresonance[step2.medbullets.com] Patients with pneumothorax present with sudden-onset dyspnea , ipsilateral chest pain , diminished breath sounds, and hyperresonant percussion on the affected side.[amboss.com]

  • Catamenial Pneumothorax

    Tension pneumothorax – the presence of which may be suspected due to rapidly deteriorating heart function, absent lung sounds throughout the thorax, and a barrel-shaped chest[en.wikipedia.org] Physical examination was remarkable for decreased breath sounds and hyperresonance over the right hemithorax. Her labs were unremarkable.[amjmed.org] Physical findings classically consist of absent tactile fremitus, hyperresonance to percussion, and decreased breath sounds on the affected side.[merckmanuals.com]

  • 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] Hyperresonant breath sounds : An increased echo quality of the breath sounds when listening with a stethoscope can indicate that there is emphysema, as there is more air and[wikilectures.eu] A physical examination may reveal a barrel-shaped chest, wheezing, or decreased breath sounds.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Emphysema

    Signs of emphysema include: tachypnea absence of cyanosis pursed-lip breathing, tripod position chest hyperinflation "barrel chest" reduced breath sounds hyper-resonant to[radiopaedia.org] Thoracic examination reveals the following: Hyperinflation (barrel chest) Wheezing – Frequently heard on forced and unforced expiration Diffusely decreased breath sounds Hyperresonance[emedicine.com] The emphysema is very thin, malnourished, with increased rib cage, called a barrel chest.[tabletsmanual.com]

  • Pulmonary Bullous Emphysema

    Chest x-ray : not sensitive, especially during early stages Barrel chest Horizontal ribs and widened intercostal spaces Increased anteroposterior diameter The diaphragm is[amboss.com] Physical examination revealed cachexia, with decreased apical breath sounds and hyperresonance to percussion in both lungs.[nejm.org] He was tachypneic and had no breath sounds over his right hemithorax, which was hyperresonant to percussion.[cmaj.ca]

  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    . #7 If we review only barrel shaped chest, hyperresonant percussion sound, CXR: hyperinflated lung. Patient is ex-smoker.[forums.studentdoctor.net] . #7 If we review only barrel shaped chest, hyperresonant percussion sound, CXR: hyperinflated lung. Patient is ex-smoker.[forums.studentdoctor.net]

  • Acidosis

    During thoracic examination, patients with obstructive lung disease may have diffuse wheezing, hyperinflation (ie, barrel chest), decreased breath sounds, hyperresonance on[web.archive.org] During thoracic examination, patients with obstructive lung disease may have diffuse wheezing, hyperinflation (ie, barrel chest), decreased breath sounds, hyperresonance on[web.archive.org]

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