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128 Possible Causes for Costochondritis, Eosinophils Increased

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Of five patients with costochondritis, four remained asymptomatic.[arthritis-research.biomedcentral.com]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    […] nonsignificant improvements No clinically meaningful effect of 5-hydroxytryptophan on reducing anxiety scale scores Case reports on safety In the past, multiple cases of eosinophilia-myalgia[aafp.org]

  • Eosinophilic Fasciitis

    […] of macrophages, CD8 lymphocytes, and few eosinophils. [9] Pathologic specimens from patients with eosinophilic fasciitis demonstrate increased numbers of eosinophils, especially[emedicine.medscape.com] ‘Involvement of the sites of insertion of ligaments and tendons is manifested clinically as Achilles tendinitis, plantar fasciitis, and costochondritis.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com] Peripheral eosinophilia, poly or monoclonal hypergammaglobulinemia and increased erythrocyte sedimentation rate can be seen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Relapsing Polychondritis

    Leukocytosis is inconstant, but eosinophilia is found in 40% of cases Plasma viscosity or ESR is usually raised The rheumatoid factor and antinuclear factor are often positive[pcds.org.uk] Arthritis may be oligoarticular or polyarticular, most often involving the costochondral junctions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] non‐granulomatous) vasculitis of small and medium‐sized vessels with pulmonary findings (haemoptysis, haemorrhagic capillaritis, increased carbon monoxide transfer) in the absence of eosinophilia[rheumatology.oxfordjournals.org]

  • Sarcoidosis

    Blood tests: FBC may show raised white count/eosinophilia or lymphopenia. Anaemia may be seen. ESR is often raised ( 65% of cases).[patient.info] Costochondritis: diagnosis and treatment. Am Fam Physician. 2009; 80 :617–620. [ PubMed ] [ Google Scholar ] 55. Baughman RP, Iannuzzi MC.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Activated T cells and cytokines in bronchoalveolar lavages from patients with various lung diseases associated with eosinophilia. Am. J. Respir. Crit.[doi.org]

  • Addison's Disease

    […] and lymphocytosis (increased number of eosinophils or lymphocytes, two types of white blood cells) metabolic acidosis (increased blood acidity), also due to loss of the hormone[web.archive.org] Calcification of the ear and costochondral junctions is described but is a rare physical finding.[web.archive.org] Increased Imaging X-ray or CT Evidence of Calcification in adrenal area Renal TB Pulmonary TB Hyperpigmentation can result from bronchogenic carcinoma, ingestion of heavy[merckmanuals.com]

  • Eosinophilia Myalgia Syndrome

    Hypodense eosinophils are activated cells with increased survival and an increased capacity for cytotoxicity, and their release of inflammatory mediators, such as leukotrienes[emedicine.com] Syndromes That Overlap With Fibromyalgia The neurologist sees chronic headache, the gastroenterologist sees IBS, the otolaryngologist sees TMJ syndrome, the cardiologist sees costochondritis[studocu.com] Two patients undergoing BAL exhibited increased eosinophils in the lavage fluid; a third had elevated lymphocytes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    In rare cases, pleural eosinophilia is associated with connective tissue disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] is not caused by pleurisy, it is commonly caused by inflammation of the chest muscle, cartilage, or ligaments, or of the joints that connect the ribs to the breastbone (costochondral[northshore.org] A thoracocentesis revealed an exudate with eosinophilia. Direct cytological examination showed LE cells. SLE was rapidly considered.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Erythema Infectiosum

    Eosinophilia, a frequent finding associated with hypersensitivity related manifestations of sulfonamides, was undetected in our case.[bmcpediatr.biomedcentral.com] It occurs mainly in women and affects the small joints of the hands, the knees, other joints, such as the spine and costochondral joints, are involved.[dermaamin.com]

  • Chest Wall Disorder

    A Twenty-Three-Year-Old Man with a Chronic Anterior Chest Wall Wound, Eosinophilia, and Elevated IgE-Job's Syndrome.[medicbind.com] Costochondritis usually has no apparent cause.[mayoclinic.org] […] in capillary permeability; and an increase chemotactic response that draws neutrophils, eosinophils and lymphocytes to the inflammed areas Asthma clinical manifestations[quizlet.com]

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