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225 Possible Causes for Barrel Chest, Weight Loss

  • Acromegaly

    […] of vision) COMPLICATIONS- Diabetes- thirst, polyuria, weight loss, infections CVS Risk factors- high BP, diabetes, smoking, high cholesterol, chest pain, palpitations, SOB[] chest) joint pain degenerative arthritis enlarged heart enlargement of other organs strange sensations and weakness in arms and legs (carpal tunnel syndrome) snoring fatigue[] […] size (barrel chest) When to see a doctor If you have signs and symptoms associated with acromegaly, contact your doctor for an evaluation.[]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Complications Worsening of the condition/stage Lung scarring and fibrosis Pneumonia Right sided heart failure Weight loss Arrhythmias Pneumothorax Need for oxygen mask In[] On the lateral radiograph, a "barrel chest" with widened anterior-posterior diameter may be visualized.[] Severe cases may be complicated by weight loss, pneumothorax, frequent acute decompensation episodes, right heart failure, and/or acute or chronic respiratory failure.[]

  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

    Coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, chest infection, fatigue and unexplained weight loss are some of the grave symptoms of this genetic disorder.[] Hyperinflation results in barrel chest, increased percussion note, decreased breath sound intensity (see breath sound assessment video, below), and distant heart sounds.[] Other common symptoms include: Unintentional weight loss Vision changes Fatigue Repeated respiratory infections Rapid heartbeat when standing Barrel-shaped chest A1AD also[]

  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

    loss and left spontaneous pneumothorax.[] Emphysema Classification and external resources A lateral chest x ray of a person with emphysema. Note the barrel chest and flat diaphragm … Wikipedia[] Symptoms of PAP include: Exercise intolerance Shortness of breath Cough Fatigue Unintentional weight loss Some patients experience few or no symptoms.[]

  • Middle Lobe Syndrome

    loss, and fever.[] Note the barrel chest and flat diaphragm … Wikipedia respiratory disease — human disease Introduction any of the diseases and disorders that affect human respiration (respiration[] Symptom Pediatric right middle lobe syndrome symptoms common symptoms recurrent pneumonia lung atelectasis lymph nodes swollen rales chronic cough weight loss fatigue pus[]

  • Disseminated Atypical Mycobacterial Infection

    They presented with fever, weight loss, lymphadenopathy, and hepatosplenomegaly. They had anaemia and an acute phase response.[] They may also have curvature of the spine, barrel chest, and heart valve weakness.[] […] appetite and weight loss Medicines can treat these infections, but often more than one is needed to cure the infection.[]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    May see hemoptysis and/or systemic signs such as weight loss or poor appetite. CT of chest or chest radiograph may detect lesion. Bronchoscopy may find bronchial lesion.[] General physical signs Barrel chest (increased anteroposterior diameter) Diaphragm appears lower and flatter Paradoxical inward movement of the lower ribs and visible interspaces[] loss You’ll also want to call your doctor if you have a cough and you have: A foul-tasting fluid in your mouth (could be reflux) Fever over 100.4 F Wheezing or shortness[]

  • Prisoner of War

    We divided the POWs into high weight loss ( 35%) and low weight loss groups ( 35%).[] He has said his role model was Teddy Roosevelt, the barrel-chested, bear-hunting war hero turned president.[] Article 26 The basic daily food rations shall be sufficient in quantity, quality and variety to keep prisoners of war in good health and to prevent loss of weight or the development[]

  • Pulmonary Emphysema

    loss The symptoms of pulmonary emphysema may look like other lung conditions or health problems.[] Signs of emphysema include: tachypnoea absence of cyanosis pursed-lip breathing, tripod position chest hyperinflation "barrel chest" reduced breath sounds hyper-resonant to[] The emphysema is very thin, malnourished, with increased rib cage, called a barrel chest.[]

  • Hypoventilation

    Weight Loss As the name implies, obesity is a key contributor to the disorder. If substantial weight loss can be achieved, relief is obtained.[] Thoracic examination Upon thoracic examination, patients with obstructive lung disease have diffuse wheezing, hyperinflation (barrel chest), diffusely decreased breath sounds[] Barrel chest (emphysema) 7. Use of accessory muscles for breathing 8. Prolonged expiration 9. Orthopnea 10. Cardiac dysrhythmias 11.[]

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