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259 Possible Causes for Barrel Chest, Pneumonia

  • Acromegaly

    chest) joint pain degenerative arthritis enlarged heart enlargement of other organs strange sensations and weakness in arms and legs (carpal tunnel syndrome) snoring fatigue[] Streptococcus pneumoniae meningoencephalitis is a rare but life-threatening complication of transsphenoidal surgery.[] […] size (barrel chest) When to see a doctor If you have signs and symptoms associated with acromegaly, contact your doctor for an evaluation.[]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    General physical signs Barrel chest (increased anteroposterior diameter) Diaphragm appears lower and flatter Paradoxical inward movement of the lower ribs and visible interspaces[] Patients seeking medical attention for respiratory infections were investigated with serology and culture for Chlamydia pneumoniae to investigate the prevalence of C. pneumoniae[] C pneumoniae was identified by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in a nasopharyngeal swab collected on day 5. Virological studies were negative.[]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    On the lateral radiograph, a "barrel chest" with widened anterior-posterior diameter may be visualized.[] Pneumonia further affects their prognosis and early diagnosis of pneumonia in AECOPD is important to initiate treatments.[] Thoracic examination reveals the following: Hyperinflation (barrel chest) Wheezing – Frequently heard on forced and unforced expiration Diffusely decreased breath sounds Hyperresonance[]

  • 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.[] Tobacco consumption, previous pneumonia and better lung function at baseline were related to a faster decline in FEV1.[] Other common symptoms include: Unintentional weight loss Vision changes Fatigue Repeated respiratory infections Rapid heartbeat when standing Barrel-shaped chest A1AD also[]

  • Costello Syndrome

    Both had relative macrocephaly at birth, curly hair, large ear lobes, epicanthic folds, a low nasal bridge, thick lips, a short and wide nose, a short neck, a barrel chest[] Most conspicuous was the depositing of abnormal collagen and elastic fibres and the development of endogenous lipid pneumonia.[] Continuous aspiration of lipids, virus pneumonia and malignancy were excluded. Fig. 5.— Atypical collagen fibres in the adventitia of pulmonary vessels.[]

  • Bronchitis

    General physical signs Barrel chest (increased anteroposterior diameter) Diaphragm appears lower and flatter Paradoxical inward movement of the lower ribs and visible interspaces[] Prevention To protect yourself against bacterial pneumonia, there are two pneumonia vaccines recommended if you're 65 or older.[] This is severe type of pneumonia caused by a specific bacteria. Walking pneumonia refers to mild cases of bacterial pneumonia.[]

  • Achondroplasia

    Other features can include: club feet cleft palate severe osteoarthritis in the hips weak hands and feet barrel-chested appearance Diastrophic dysplasia .[] Pneumonia remains a primary cause of death. Neurologic complications Half of the patients with achondroplasia show neurological complications.[] Care should be taken to avoid respiratory complications such as pauses in breathing (apnea) and pneumonia. Obesity is frequently seen in patients of achondroplasia.[]

  • Asthma

    Get vaccinated for influenza and pneumonia. Staying current with vaccinations can prevent flu and pneumonia from triggering asthma flare-ups.[] […] underperformance at or absence from work or school stress, anxiety or depression disruption of your work and leisure because of unplanned visits to your GP or hospital lung infections (pneumonia[] Complications There are several conditions that can complicate asthma; they include 1,6,16 : atelectasis pneumonia mucoid impaction of the airways pneumothorax pneumomediastinum[]

  • Cockayne Syndrome

    He had been suffering from frequent attacks of pneumonia and had been hospitalized for several times since birth.[] She died of acute pneumonia at the age of 42.[] The patient died at the age of 6 of pneumonia. Although rare, Cockayne syndrome may be presented without photosensitivity and had an early onset.[]

  • Prisoner of War

    He has said his role model was Teddy Roosevelt, the barrel-chested, bear-hunting war hero turned president.[] Clinical manifestations range from skin and soft tissue infection to pneumonia with sepsis.[] Two hundred seventy Americans died there, mostly from pneumonia and smallpox.[]

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