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1,106 Possible Causes for Bronchospasm and Wheezing, Clubbed Digits, Thick Wiry Hair

  • Substance Abuse Problems

    Abstract Hospital-wide rumors and anecdotal reports had suggested that there was a potentially serious problem of alcohol and drug abuse among the psychiatric patients of this hospital. The authors describe a systematic, evaluative approach which gave direct and detailed information on the nature and extent of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Thick Wiry Hair
  • Bronchiectasis

    Digital clubbing is reported in 37-51% of patients with bronchiectasis (Edwards et al, 2003).[web.archive.org] Bronchospasm was reported in three studies ( Drobnic 2005 ; Murray 2011 ; Wilson 2013a ) and wheeze in two studies ( Barker 2000 ; Drobnic 2005 ).[doi.org] clubbing.[racgp.org.au]

    Missing: Thick Wiry Hair
  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Quantitation of digital clubbing by shadowgram technique.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Recurrent wheezing, recurrent pneumonia, atypical asthma, pneumothorax, hemoptysis, and digital clubbing are all complications and may be the initial manifestation.[emedicine.medscape.com] Intercostal retractions, use of accessory muscles of respiration, a barrel-chest deformity, digital clubbing, cyanosis, and a declining tolerance for exercise occur with disease[merckmanuals.com]

    Missing: Thick Wiry Hair
  • Lung Abscess

    Chest pain was reported by 64%, 30.2% presented digital clubbing, 82.5% had dental disease, 78.6% reported having lost consciousness at least once, and 67.5% presented foul[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On physical examination, the patient was found to have digital clubbing of her hands (panel A) and a single enlarged left supraclavicular lymph node.[bloodjournal.org]

    Missing: Thick Wiry Hair
  • Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis

    Chronic HP can present with an even more gradual onset of symptoms than subacute HP, with progressive dyspnea, cough, fatigue, weight loss, and clubbing of the digits.[doctoralerts.com] clubbing Diffuse inspiratory crackles Although many diseases can cause pulmonary fibrosis, patients will tend to present with SOB and changes on CXR.[almostadoctor.co.uk] […] fibrosis or pneumoconiosis) The four main clinical features in fibrotic lung conditions can be remembered using the mnemonic the four D’s: Dry cough Dyspnoea (progressive) Digital[almostadoctor.co.uk]

    Missing: Thick Wiry Hair
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis

    Mitral stenosis is a valvular heart disease characterized by the narrowing of the orifice of the mitral valve of the heart. Signs and symptoms of mitral stenosis include the following: Heart failure symptoms, such as dyspnea on exertion, orthopnea and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea (PND) Palpitations Chest pain[…][en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Thick Wiry Hair
  • Acute Bronchitis

    […] on the digits and peripheral cyanosis (indicative of cystic fibrosis) Bullous myringitis (suggestive of mycoplasmal pneumonia) Conjunctivitis, adenopathy, and rhinorrhea[emedicine.medscape.com] However, it is not uncommon for individuals with acute bronchitis to experience bronchospasm and wheezing, especially if there is an underlying history of asthma. 10 In order[journals.lww.com] Asthma Patients with asthma have bilateral wheezing; the main difference between asthma and acute bronchitis is the chronicity of bronchospasm.[online.epocrates.com]

    Missing: Thick Wiry Hair
  • Hidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia

    Short stature, mental deficiency (rare and not typically severe), clubbing of the digits and ocular issues (strabismus, cataracts, conjunctivitis, blepharitis, myopia) have[dermatologyadvisor.com] Early signs and symptoms generally begin in infancy and may include nail abnormalities and sparse scalp hair that is wiry, brittle, patchy and pale.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] In infancy, scalp hair is wiry, brittle, patchy, and pale; progressive hair loss may lead to total alopecia by puberty.[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Bronchospasm and Wheezing
  • Ectodermal Dysplasia

    Affected individuals usually have normal sweating capacity and typically normal teeth, but they classically have pale, brittle, slow-growing, and wiry hair with progressive[clinicaladvisor.com] […] alopecia; thick, small, and discolored nails; palmoplantar hyperkeratosis; thickening and darkening of the skin at the elbows, knees, over the joints, axillae, areolae, and[clinicaladvisor.com]

    Missing: Bronchospasm and Wheezing
  • Chronic Bronchitis

    […] on the digits and peripheral cyanosis in patients with underlying chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Conjunctivitis Lymphadenopathy Rhinorrhea Studies that may be helpful[symptoma.com] […] and wheezing Obstructive bronchitis: often have associated emphysema, small airway disease Causes: 4 - 10 more common in smokers, chronic irritation and infections may contribute[pathologyoutlines.com] […] on the digits and peripheral cyanosis (indicative of cystic fibrosis) Bullous myringitis (suggestive of mycoplasmal pneumonia) Conjunctivitis, adenopathy, and rhinorrhea[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Thick Wiry Hair