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96 Possible Causes for Coarse Rales

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Some texts state that abnormal chest signs (for example, wheezing, rhonchi, rales or coarse breath sounds) should be heard ( Stern 1996 ), and other texts state that abnormal[] International Classification of Health Problems in Primary Care ( ICHPPC‐2 1983 ) defines acute bronchitis as cough with scattered or generalised abnormal chest signs (wheeze, coarse[]

  • Influenza

    BACKGROUND: People with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) are highly susceptible to influenza-related morbidity and mortality. In order to assess comparative efficacy of influenza vaccine strategies among HIV-positive people, we performed a systematic review and Bayesian network meta-analysis (NMA). METHODS: In[…][]

  • Asthma

    Annual Review of Medicine Vol. 53:477-498 (Volume publication date February 2002) Lee Maddox and David A. Schwartz Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Duke University Medical Center, Research Drive, Durham, North Carolina 27710; e-mail: [email protected] Sections Abstract Key Words INTRODUCTION ETIOLOGY[…][]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    We report two cases of perioperative rehabilitation for abdominal cancer patients aged 75 years and older with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Case 1 was a 75-year-old man with COPD and 52-year history of smoking 30 cigarettes per day. The patient was diagnosed with gastric cancer and[…][]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    Ann Card Anaesth. 2014 Apr-Jun;17(2):161-3. doi: 10.4103/0971-9784.129878. Author information 1 Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sheikhpura, Patna, Bihar, India. Abstract A 3-month-old male child underwent uneventful inguinal herniotomy under general[…][]

  • Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma

    We report a case of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma that required approximately 1 year to diagnose due to alternating periods of exacerbation and improvement of abnormal opacity on chest radiography. It is important to consider the diagnosis of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma when consolidative opacities simulating[…][]

  • Unresolved Pneumonia

    We report an unusual case of unresolved pneumonia in a 59 yr old woman due to endobronchial lipoma and actinomycosis, two rare diseases that have never been described before in the same person.[]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    Aspiration of leguminous vegetables can cause a granulomatous pneumonitis know as lentil aspiration pneumonia that manifest on radiologic studies with small, poorly defined nodular opacities. We report two cases of lentil aspiration pneumonia that manifested with nodules up to 1.0 cm in diameter on radiographs and CT,[…][]

  • Pulmonary Hemorrhage

    rales on admission.[] […] and hemoptysis appeared in the immediate postoperative period, and the patient was transferred to the intensive care unit (ICU) with respiratory failure and generalized coarse[]

  • Gram-Negative Pneumonia

    BACKGROUND: Diagnosis of ventilator associated pneumonia can be made by quantitative cultures of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid or of protected specimen brushings, though cultures require 24-48 hours to provide results. In 80% of cases aerobic Gram negative bacteria are the cause. METHODS: A rapid diagnostic[…][]

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