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916 Possible Causes for Chest Pain, Elevated Sedimentation Rate

  • Appendicitis

    Herein, we report a 6-month infant with a 7 days of fever and bilateral pleural effusion, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, thrombocytosis, hypo-albominemia, normal[] Also distinct to Harwood-Nuss is the High-Risk Chief Complaints section, which covers the key presentations in the ED: chest pain, abdominal pain, shortness of breath, altered[] The laboratory work-up was remarkable for elevated white blood cell count and elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate.[]

  • Dressler Syndrome

    [2] Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) [4] ESR is raised in some patients due to pericardial inflammation.[] The disease consists of a persistent low-grade fever, chest pain (usually pleuritic in nature), pericarditis (usually evidenced by a pericardial friction rub), and/or a pericardial[] 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[]

  • 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.[]

  • Postcardiac Injury Syndrome

    […] erythrocyte sedimentation rate (96 percent; 25/26), and leukocytosis (49 percent; 17/35).[] 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[] The case adds a differential diagnosis to chest pain and malaise following PTCA.[]

  • Familial Mediterranean Fever

    The C-reactive protein and erythrocyte sedimentation rate were elevated.[] Abdominal pain (76%) and fever (58%) were two most seen complications among patients followed by arthritis (28%) and chest pain (19%).[] Elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), which is an indication of an inflammatory response. Elevated plasma fibrinogen, which helps stop bleeding.[]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    […] erythrocyte sedimentation rates (ESRs) and C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in patients with septic arthritis Imaging studies Computed tomography (CT) scanning of the head[] You should also see your doctor if you have shortness of breath, chest pain , and confusion.[] If you have chest pain or confusion, you should seek emergency care.[]

  • 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[] […] upper parts of arms and legs), Sydenham's chorea, subcutaneous nodules, epistaxis, shortness of breath and chest pain.[]

  • Coccidioidomycosis

    Uric acid was elevated to 9.0, C- reactive protein was 2.7, and the erythrocyte sedimentation rate was high at 65 mm.[] It can cause fever, chest pain and coughing, among other signs and symptoms. Two species of coccidioides fungi cause valley fever.[] We describe the case of a previously healthy man presenting to a Dublin hospital with fever, dry cough and chest pain, following a visit to the western USA.[]

  • Lyme Carditis

    Laboratory findings showed elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein, bilateral temporal artery biopsy results were negative and first degree atrioventricular[] Clinical manifestations include syncope, light-headedness, fainting, shortness of breath, palpitations, and/or chest pain.[] The initial laboratory work, including cellular blood count, cardiac enzymes and electrolytes, was normal except for an elevated sedimentation rate.[]

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