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1,475 Possible Causes for Chest X-Ray Abnormal, Tracheal Tug

  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

    Chest x-ray abnormalities, or symptoms and signs suggesting an aneurysm, should be followed up with a cross-sectional imaging test; choice among these tests is based on availability[merckmanuals.com] Therefore, the abnormal projection of descending aorta on chest x-ray indicated the aortic aneurysm. The size of the aneurysm on chest x-ray has not changed for 2 years.[nature.com] Diagnostic highlights General Comments: Because this condition causes no symptoms, it is often diagnosed through routine physical examinations or chest x-rays.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Mediastinal Neoplasm

    When the chest x-ray is found to contain an abnormal shadow which blends with the mediastinum, a diagnosis of neoplastic disease is often entertained.[jamanetwork.com] THE WIDESPREAD USE of chest roentgenography and the rising incidence of intrathoracic neoplastic disease have combined to produce a more acute clinical awareness of lung tumors[jamanetwork.com]

  • Pulmonary Consolidation

    Home » Tutorials » Chest X-ray Tutorials » Chest X-ray Abnormalities » Introduction » 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 » Conclusion Key points Compare the left and right upper, middle[radiologymasterclass.co.uk] Oliver's Sign: Tracheal tug when patient lifts his chin up. Indicative of Aortic Aneurysm, pulling trachea downward by pressure of left main bronchus.[kumc.edu] Pulmonary consolidation Pneumonia as seen on chest X-ray. A : Normal chest X-ray.[wikidoc.org]

  • Inhalation of Noxious Gases

    Patients should have a chest x-ray and pulse oximetry. Chest x-ray findings of patchy or confluent alveolar consolidation usually indicate pulmonary edema.[merckmanuals.com] An additional and potentially ominous finding is when the patient is using accessory muscles to breathe, with associated tracheal tugging. 4,6,8,23,24 Note the patient’s voice[emsworld.com] Obstructive abnormalities are most common, but restrictive abnormalities can predominate after exposure to high doses of chlorine.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Tests may include: Chest x-ray, if your provider suspects pneumonia Pulse oximetry, a painless test that helps determine the amount of oxygen in your blood by using a device[medlineplus.gov] Your breathing may sound abnormal or rough.[medlineplus.gov]

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  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Abstract A systematic literature review was performed to quantify the accuracy of chest radiography in differentiating bacterial from viral lower respiratory infection in children. Relevant studies were identified in a systematic literature search and were included in the review according to predetermined criteria.[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Tracheal Tug
  • Adenovirus Infection

    Sex Transm Infect . 2002 Dec; 78(6): 445–447. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Objectives: To describe the characteristics of adenovirus urethritis in men. Method: Cases occurred over a 30 month period among men presenting with urethritis to Melbourne Sexual Health Clinic. All cases[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Hypersensitivity

    BACKGROUND: Methotrexate has been implicated in a variety of lung complications, one of which is hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Hypersensitivity pneumonitis most often occurs within the first year of starting low-dose orally administered methotrexate. We present a case of methotrexate-induced hypersensitivity[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Tracheal Tug
  • Hypertension

    BACKGROUND: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) presents the most serious health problems and contributes to the increased mortality in young women with Turner syndrome. Arterial hypertension in Turner syndrome patients is significantly more prevalent than that in a general age-matched control group. The aetiology of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Tracheal Tug
  • Inhalation Burn

    An additional and potentially ominous finding is when the patient is using accessory muscles to breathe, with associated tracheal tugging. 4,6,8,23,24 Note the patient’s voice[emsworld.com]

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