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2,431 Possible Causes for Chest X-Ray Abnormal, Clubbed Digits, Thick Wiry Hair

  • Hemochromatosis

    Hereditary hemochromatosis (HH) is an autosomal-recessive disorder of iron metabolism that most commonly manifests in the fourth or fifth decade of life. Here, we describe a 14-year-old male who presented with high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia and previously undiagnosed HH. His treatment course was remarkable[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Eisenmenger Syndrome

    She was hypovolaemic, hypoxic and cyanosed and was also noted to have digital clubbing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] x-ray; • MRI scan of the heart; • Cardiac catheterization; • Electrocardiogram; and • Echocardiogram.[secure.ssa.gov] Digital swelling (clubbing) may occur. Heart murmurs may occur . EKG may show RVH and atrial arrhythmias (see figures 2, 3a, 3b, 5a, 5b, 14, 15a, 15b).[rjmatthewsmd.com]

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  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Quantitation of digital clubbing by shadowgram technique.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was seen in the emergency department and chest x-rays showed no abnormalities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chest x-rays and CT may show hyperinflation and bronchial wall thickening as the earliest findings.[merckmanuals.com]

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  • Bronchiectasis

    Digital clubbing is reported in 37-51% of patients with bronchiectasis (Edwards et al, 2003).[web.archive.org] Plain radiograph Chest x-rays are usually abnormal but are inadequate in the diagnosis or quantification of bronchiectasis.[radiopaedia.org] Tests for Bronchietasis Tests may include: Aspergillosis precipitin test (to check for signs of the aspergillosis fungus) Chest x-ray Chest cat scans look for particular abnormalities[healdove.com]

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  • Sarcoidosis

    Bronchoscopy is a procedure performed by lung specialists on people with abnormal chest x-ray results.[foundation.chestnet.org] Therefore, the diagnosis is based on multiple factors, including symptoms, abnormalities on a chest X-ray or CT scan, and microscopic examination of one or more specimens[ucsfhealth.org] By contrast, chest X-ray is abnormal at some point in 86–92% of cases and remains a key investigation for diagnosis [ 1, 2, 9, 19, 20 ].[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

    We describe the case of an Italian boy affected by LPI who, by the age of 10, developed digital clubbing and, by the age of 16, a mild restrictive functional impairment associated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] x-ray: It is special image of the chest that reveals any abnormal lung opacity High resolution CT scan: This a special image of the chest using computers in which thin slices[dovemed.com] Common presenting features include dyspnea, cough, low-grade fever, inspiratory crackles, and digital clubbing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Due to chest X-ray abnormalities of unknown nature, a pulmologist was consulted. Hexagon TB test and PPD resulted positive.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] Radiographic features Chest X-ray abnormalities are nearly always found. However in the presence of HIV infection, a normal X-ray is more common.[southsudanmedicaljournal.com] Auscultatory findings were also evaluated against chest X-ray. The infiltrative type (Type I) had fewer abnormal findings than the other 2 types.[jstage.jst.go.jp]

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  • 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] chest x-ray (nodular, patchy and/or diffuse ground glass pattern) • Abnormal HRCT (ground glass, nodular and/ or patchy opacities, mosaic or UIP pattern Serial lung function[occup-med.biomedcentral.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]

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  • 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]

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  • Hodgkin Lymphoma

    […] in a chest x ray that was performed because of nonspecific symptoms.[encyclopedia.com] The following diagnostic procedures are used to verify and assess cases of Hodgkin’s disease in suspected individuals: Chest X-ray CT scan of chest, pelvis and abdomen Complete[symptoma.com] Computed tomography (CT or CAT) scans use a rotating x ray beam to obtain pictures.[encyclopedia.com]

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