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255 Possible Causes for Bronchiectasis, Night Sweats, Productive Cough

  • Lung Abscess

    Productive cough Fever, chills, or night sweats Fatigue Shortness of breath Coughing up blood How is a lung abscess diagnosed?[] Empyema Bronchiectasis Abscess Pleural effusion[] A 23 year old female with a past history of a lung abscess diagnosed at the age of 13 years presented with recurrent episodes of productive cough.[]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    The first case was a 13-year-old patient who was admitted with a 2-month history of fever, weight loss, night sweats, and cough.[] Patients with previous PTB showed a higher prevalence of bronchiectasis ( p p 0.031), compared with those without previous PTB.[] A 37 year old Sri Lankan Sinhalese female presented with fever of one month's duration with productive cough and two weeks painless left lower limb swelling.[]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    She denies chills, night sweats, shortness of breath or wheeze. Temperature is 99.9 F (37.7 C).[] Acute inflammation of the tracheobronchial tree in patients with underlying chronic bronchial disorders (eg, COPD, bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis ) is considered an acute[] There were no significant differences regarding the presence of night cough, productive cough, or activity limitations at follow up, or in the mean duration of activity limitations[]

  • Pulmonary Atypical Mycobacterial Infection

    When to See Your Doctor If you have a persistent cough, particularly if you also have fatigue, night sweats, shortness of breath or weight loss, you should see your doctor[] […] bronchus or towards the pleura to produce lesions such as new nodules, cavities, consolidation, pleuritis, and bronchiectasis, or more severe bronchiectasis.[] Over the course of a week, fevers with temperatures up to 102.4 F, night sweats, progressive dyspnea, and a worsening, now productive cough developed.[]

  • Pulmonary Cavitary Tuberculosis

    Symptoms include productive cough, night sweats, fever, weight loss, and weakness. There may be hemoptysis (coughing up blood).[] The MAC may be cured but NOT the bronchiectasis.[] Patients with TB often present with more chronic symptoms, such as fevers, night sweats, weight loss, and hemoptysis.[]

  • Pulmonary Actinomycosis

    Patients may present with constitutive symptoms like fatigue, fever, night sweats, loss of appetite and weight.[] Computed tomogram shows bronchiectasis in the right lower lobe following antimicrobial treatment. Fig. 6.[] We report the case of an HIV-seropositive patient with a two-week history of fever, a productive cough, and pleuritic chest pain.[]

  • Asthma

    N Engl J Med 2017; 377:1569-1578 A 64-year-old man presented with headache, dyspnea, wheezing, cough, and night sweats.[] […] 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[] Examples include: finger clubbing, wheezing, exercise intolerance, chest tightness, cough productive of sputum, and coughing up blood.[]

  • Aspergillosis

    Low grade evening pyrexia may be associated with night sweats in the chronic granulomatous form giving the same picture as in tuberculosis.[] The possibility was raised that the right upper lobe bronchiectasis may be a nidus for ongoing aspergillosis.[] Overall, 109 (52.4%) had documented TB, 140 (67.3%) had a productive cough and 50 had haemoptysis.[]

  • Bronchiectasis

    He described rapid weight loss of 9 kg over six months, associated with night sweats. He denied chest pain or haemoptysis.[] bronchiectasis.[] We present a rare complication of locally invasive XGP extending beyond the diaphragm to the lung to cause bronchiectasis in an adolescent girl with chronic productive cough[]

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    Other early symptoms include a fever that has no clear cause, night sweats, fatigue, and a general ill feeling ( malaise ).[] Conclusion: We found novel long-term associations between GPA and pre-existing bronchiectasis and autoimmune diseases.[] We report this case that presented with a productive cough, followed by arthralgia, DAH, and GIH.[]

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