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1,209 Possible Causes for Chest Pain, Elevated Sedimentation Rate

  • Sinusitis

    […] erythrocyte sedimentation rate/C-reactive protein Double sickening Imaging Clinical assessment is normally sufficient for diagnosis.[] But going to an ENT is like going to a cardiovascular surgeon if you have chest pain from heart disease.[] […] posteriorly), plus facial pain/pressure and/or cough Acute bacterial rhinosinusitis At least three of: Discoloured, purulent nasal discharge Severe, localised pain Fever 38 C Elevated[]

  • Lyme Carditis

    The initial laboratory work, including cellular blood count, cardiac enzymes and electrolytes, was normal except for an elevated sedimentation rate.[] Clinical manifestations include syncope, light-headedness, fainting, shortness of breath, palpitations, and/or chest pain.[] When this happens, a patient might faint or experience tightness of the chest. Also, heart failure and chest pains are known to occur.[]

  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease

    Patients very commonly have an elevated sedimentation rate.[] Common symptoms associated with the disease include shortness of breath, cough, chest pain and fever.[] Symptoms may include any of the following: Chest pain Cough Fever Shortness of breath Joint pain, stiffness, swelling Skin nodules The health care provider will perform a[]

  • Takayasu Arteritis

    In fact, elevated blood pressure with an elevated sedimentation rate is distinctly uncommon in children and very helpful in suggesting Takayasu disease as a possible cause[] With coronary artery involvement, manifestations range from chest pain and shortness of breath to sudden death.[] Blood work revealed an elevated sedimentation rate (66 mm/hour), normal coagulation profile, and normal complete blood count.[]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    rate (ESR) and C-reactive protein (CRP), elevated anti-streptolysin-O (ASO) titration, and clinical findings of polyarthritis, carditis and chorea.[] Thus, patients presenting with chest pain and electrocardiological and biochemical evidence of myocardial necrosis are not always suffering from an acute coronary syndrome[] A previously healthy, 9-year-old girl presented to the emergency department with complaints of sore throat, low-grade fever, and intermittent chest pain.[]

  • Acute Myocarditis

    Full blood count Leukocytosis is seen due to inflammation. [5,7] Erythrocyte sedimentation rate Elevated due to inflammation, but this has very low sensitivity and specificity[] Myocarditis should be considered in all patients presenting with acute onset chest pain and elevated cardiac biomarkers.[] There may also be elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and c-reactive protein (CRP), though none of these findings are specific.[]

  • Dressler Syndrome

    [2] Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) [4] ESR is raised in some patients due to pericardial inflammation.[] Symptoms include chest pain, which may be similar to chest pain experienced during a heart attack.[] It is characterized by chest pain, fever, pericarditis with a friction rub, pleurisy, pleural effusion, joint pain, and elevated white blood cell count and sedimentation rate[]

  • Rheumatic Heart Disease

    sedimentation rate or ECG findings, for 6 months or more in a consecutive 12-month period (see 104.00A3e).[] A 44-year-old lady with rheumatic valvular disease and atrial fibrillation defaulted anticoagulant medication, and subsequently presented with acute chest pain, acute left[] Symptoms of moderate to severe RHD can include chest pain, breathlessness with physical activity or when lying down, weakness and tiredness, and swelling of the legs and face[]

  • Postcardiac Injury Syndrome

    […] erythrocyte sedimentation rate (96 percent; 25/26), and leukocytosis (49 percent; 17/35).[] The case adds a differential diagnosis to chest pain and malaise following PTCA.[] Postcardiac injury syndrome is characterized by pleuritic chest pain, low-grade fever, an abnormal chest x-ray, and the presence of exudative pericardial and/or pleural effusions[]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    Laboratory findings include anemia, leukocytosis, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate and microscopic hematuria.[] Cardiac involvement is very uncommon - only about 0.01-2% of all cases.4,5 In most cases, the cysts develop asymptomatically, but heart cysts could manifest with chest pain[] Four days after admission, he felt a sudden onset of substernal chest pain.[]

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