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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[hopkinsmedicine.org] Streptococcus pneumoniae meningoencephalitis is a rare but life-threatening complication of transsphenoidal surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] size (barrel chest) When to see a doctor If you have signs and symptoms associated with acromegaly, contact your doctor for an evaluation.[mayoclinic.org]

  • 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[physio-pedia.com] Patients seeking medical attention for respiratory infections were investigated with serology and culture for Chlamydia pneumoniae to investigate the prevalence of C. pneumoniae[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] C pneumoniae was identified by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in a nasopharyngeal swab collected on day 5. Virological studies were negative.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    On the lateral radiograph, a "barrel chest" with widened anterior-posterior diameter may be visualized.[radiopaedia.org] Pneumonia further affects their prognosis and early diagnosis of pneumonia in AECOPD is important to initiate treatments.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Thoracic examination reveals the following: Hyperinflation (barrel chest) Wheezing – Frequently heard on forced and unforced expiration Diffusely decreased breath sounds Hyperresonance[emedicine.medscape.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] Tobacco consumption, previous pneumonia and better lung function at baseline were related to a faster decline in FEV1.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other common symptoms include: Unintentional weight loss Vision changes Fatigue Repeated respiratory infections Rapid heartbeat when standing Barrel-shaped chest A1AD also[cedars-sinai.edu]

  • 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[link.springer.com] Most conspicuous was the depositing of abnormal collagen and elastic fibres and the development of endogenous lipid pneumonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Continuous aspiration of lipids, virus pneumonia and malignancy were excluded. Fig. 5.— Atypical collagen fibres in the adventitia of pulmonary vessels.[erj.ersjournals.com]

  • Bronchitis

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

  • Achondroplasia

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

  • Asthma

    Get vaccinated for influenza and pneumonia. Staying current with vaccinations can prevent flu and pneumonia from triggering asthma flare-ups.[mayoclinic.org] […] 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[nhs.uk] 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]

  • Cockayne Syndrome

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

  • Prisoner of War

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

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