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11 Possible Causes for Chest X-Ray Abnormal, Interstitial Pneumonitis, Subacute Transverse Myelitis

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    In patients with AIDS, Epstein-Barr virus is associated with hairy leukoplakia, leiomyosarcoma, CNS lymphoma, and lymphoid interstitial pneumonitis in children.[] However, it may occasionally cause a syndrome of fever, interstitial pneumonitis, pancytopenia, and uveitis (ie, chronic active EBV).[]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    […] capacity of carbon monoxide (DLCO) along with abnormal chest x-rays may be detected in asymptomatic patients. [9] Pulmonary abnormalities do not correlate with immune parameters[] Transverse myelitis, subacute-to-chronic demyelinating syndromes, and abrupt vascular occlusive events (e.g., spinal artery thrombosis) have been described.[] pneumonia (nonspecific) (usual) due to collagen vascular disease Interstitial pneumonia (nonspecific) (usual) in diseases classified elsewhere Organizing pneumonia due to[]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    Chest x-ray showed a right hilar mass. Sputum cytology revealed abnormal cells that were "positive for malignancy."[] Etiology Causes of lung cancer include the following: Smoking (78% in men, 90% in women) Asbestos exposure Radon exposure Halogen ether exposure Chronic interstitial pneumonitis[] Sometimes a physician finds an abnormality on a chest x-ray prompting further evaluation with a chest CT scan or other imaging method.[]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Due to chest X-ray abnormalities of unknown nature, a pulmologist was consulted. Hexagon TB test and PPD resulted positive.[] This patient developed interstitial pneumonitis later with acute respiratory failure that was attributed to disseminated TB and CMV pneumonitis.[] Radiographic features Chest X-ray abnormalities are nearly always found. However in the presence of HIV infection, a normal X-ray is more common.[]

  • Legionella Meningoencephalitis

    Chest X-rays often show pneumonia with consolidation in the bottom portion of both lungs.[] pneumonitis Malignant pleural effusion Neoplasm Occupational lung disease Pulmonary embolus Pulmonary hemorrhage or infarction Radiation pneumonitis Sarcoidosis Wegener's[] myelitis, subacute encephalitis) High rate retinal detachment ("pizza pie" retinopathy), presents w/ floaters & visual field Δs (CD4 50) Cough, fever, sparse sputum production[]

  • Polyserositis

    Complications are rare,and include Hepatitis,Hepatic necrosis, Pericarditis, Myocarditis, Glomerulonephritis, Interstitial nephritis,Pneumonian and Interstitial pneumonitis[] CLINICAL FEATURES: Neurologic Behavior/Personality changes, depression Cognitive dysfunction Psychosis Seizures Stroke Chorea Pseudotumor cerebri Transverse myelitis Peripheral[] Pleuro pulmonary manifestations of SLE Lupus pneumonitis Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis Pulmonary hemorrhage Pulmonary embolism associated with LA Pulmonary hypertension[]

  • Cytomegalovirus

    Cytomegalovirus inclusions are present in the nodular lesions. ii) Diffuse interstitial pneumonitis: Features range from mild to a pattern of diffuse alveolar damage.[] These typical findings always were associated with a diffuse interstitial pneumonitis.[] CMV Pneumonia: Chest X-ray may show a characteristic picture of diffuse interstitial pneumonitis.[]

  • Primary HIV Infection

    X-rays of the chest and lower extremity as well as electrocardiogram did not reveal any abnormality.[] Bronchoscopy and open-lung biopsy revealed interstitial pneumonitis with lymphocytes and plasma cells.[]

  • Poliomyelitis

    They might order a chest X-ray or blood tests, but neither are necessary to make the diagnosis. How Is Pneumonia Treated?[] […] fibrosing alveolitis, chronic form (disorder), Usual interstitial pneumonia, fibrosis; lung, idiopathic, lung; fibrosis, idiopathic, Usual interstitial pneumonitis [Ambiguous[] If pneumonia is suspected, the provider will likely order a chest x-ray.[]

  • Neuromyelitis Optica

    Chest X-ray showed multiple infiltrative shadows in both upper lung fields, and computed tomography revealed abnormal shadows distributed randomly in the lungs.[] Seguin 4 reviewed Erb's case, one case of the ophthalmologist HD Noyes, 5 and a third personal case of optic neuritis and subacute transverse myelitis.[] myelitis in demyelinating disease of central nervous system G37.4 Subacute necrotizing myelitis of central nervous system G37.5 Concentric sclerosis [Balo] of central nervous[]

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