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1,098 Possible Causes for Chest X-Ray Abnormal, Dyspnea, Weight Loss

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Involuntary weight loss (IWL) is a non-specific symptom frequently found in the setting of a malignant neoplasm.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 10-year-old girl presented with dyspnea 5 years after the diagnosis of stage III favorable histology Wilms' tumor and was found to have a right intrathoracic mass arising[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intestinal obstruction, weight loss, and, in two patients, rectal bleeding with radiologic evidence of a mass lesion that involved the rectosigmoid were present at initial[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    We report the case of a 39-year-old man with pulmonary LYG who presented to a hospital after experiencing three months of fever, weight loss, dry cough and exertional dyspnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Loss Surgery) Cancer (Oncology) Cardiovascular Dentistry Dermatology Diabetes Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Eye Care Fertility Center[uhealthsystem.com] […] of appetite and slight weight loss Nausea and vomiting (occasionally) A red rash, usually on the chest.[drugs.com]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Imaging techniques like chest X-ray, CT scan and echocardiogram help in determining the location and extent of damage to lungs.[symptoma.com] Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is associated with low exercise tolerance, dyspnea, and decreased health-related quality of life (HRQL).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] All patients with dyspnea and suspected interstitial lung disease referred to the University of Michigan for enrollment in the Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Specialized Center[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    The diagnosis of chronic bronchitis is made by this history, rather than by any abnormalities found on a chest x-ray or through a pulmonary function test.[encyclopedia.com] Pneumonia should be suspected in patients with tachypnea, tachycardia, dyspnea, or lung findings suggestive of pneumonia, and radiography is warranted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] May see hemoptysis and/or systemic signs such as weight loss or poor appetite. CT of chest or chest radiograph may detect lesion. Bronchoscopy may find bronchial lesion.[online.epocrates.com]

  • Pneumonia

    During the first wheezing episode in children with abnormal vital signs, heart failure should be considered in the differential diagnosis, and a chest X-ray should be performed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 59-year-old man with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) presented with dry cough, low-grade fever, and progressive dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A more insidious form of hypersensitivity pneumonia is associated with persistent malaise, fever, weight loss, and cough.[britannica.com]

  • Chronic Eosinophilic Pneumonia

    x-ray with migratory abnormalities.[apfed.org] We report a case of a 48-year-old man who presented to a "minute clinic" with cough and dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 24-year-old Chinese woman presented with cough, chest pain, weight loss, low grade fever and bronchial breath sounds on auscultation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tuberculosis

    If you are at high risk for re-activation — for instance, you have HIV, your primary infection was in the last 2 years, your chest X-ray is abnormal, or you are immunocompromised[webmd.com] The symptoms at presentation were constitutional (85.7%; 30/35), dyspnea (60.6%; 20/33), and cough (54.5%; 18/33).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 50 year male presented with acute onset jaundice, significant weight loss and elevated liver enzymes with clinico-radiological suspicion of cholangiocarcinoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Blastomycosis

    Chest x-rays are abnormal in two-thirds of patients and “may reveal alveolar or mass like infiltrates, reticulonodular pattern, pleural effusion , and, rarely, cavitation”[austincc.edu] Generalized symptoms may include fever, chills, cough, and/or difficulty breathing (dyspnea).[dermis.net] loss, night sweats, hemoptysis, and a lung mass suggesting tuberculosis or carcinoma of the lung.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subphrenic Abscess

    Abscesses near the diaphragm may result in chest x-ray abnormalities such as ipsilateral pleural effusion, elevated or immobile hemidiaphragm, lower lobe infiltrates, and[merckmanuals.com] Eleven days after surgery, dyspnea and fever prompted a computed tomography scan, which revealed a large subphrenic abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 14-year-old girl had progressive dyspnea and right lower chest pain for about 1 1/2 months and a weight loss of 3 kg in 2 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multicentric Castleman's Disease

    A 43-yr-old female with abnormal shadows on a chest X-ray was referred to the hospital for further examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 49-year-old man with superficial lymphadenopathy presented with symptoms of low-grade fever, general fatigue and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was treated with plasmapheresis, resulting in a transient improvement of dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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