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153 Possible Causes for Cough, Hemopericardium, Sudden Death

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    Hemorrhage into the central nervous system may cause acute onset of neurological dysfunction or sudden death.[] Clinical history can include epistaxis, gingival bleeding, haematuria, oliguria, cough, dyspnoea, fever, delirium, and coma.[] Although there was no overt hemorrhage, the acute anemia probably resulted from a combination of hemolysis, hemopericardium, and gastrointestinal bleeding (positive fecal[]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    We present an unusual case of sudden death owing to acute pulmonary embolism after undergoing total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair.[] A 47-year-old woman with a medical history of Raynaud's phenomenon presented with fever, cough and shortness of breath.[] The present case is interesting because a non-thrombotic pulmonary embolism rarely results in sudden death, and a definitive diagnosis was possible only by a histopathological[]

  • Ventricular Septal Defect

    We present two autopsy cases of sudden infant deaths from clinically undiagnosed VSDs. Case 1 was an 18-day-old boy.[] If a patient is still symptomatic for fever and cough for a long time, and consolidation on x-ray is not improving on antibiotics, contrast-enhanced computed tomography is[] The present case demonstrates hemopericardium caused by a mobile retained EPW.[]

  • Pericardial Effusion

    Presenting symptoms include heart failure, arrhythmias, sudden death, cyanosis and chest pain.[] Pericardial Effusion There are many symptoms of this condition including: Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Discomfort when breathing while lying down Chest pain Cough[] Fifteen patients (7.2%) in the pericardiocentesis group required surgery due to recurrent effusion, persistent bleeding, or clotted hemopericardium.[]

  • Scurvy

    Sudden death in infants with scurvy. J Pediatr 1942 ; 20 : 347-351. 39. Ahmad K. Scurvy outbreak in Afghanistan prompts food aid concerns. Lancet 2002 ; 359 : 1044. 40.[] The coughing can last three months, hence the condition being known as “the hundred-day cough”.[] ., hemopericardium or cerebral hemorrhage) or sepsis. Are additional laboratory studies available; even some that are not widely available? How can scurvy be prevented?[]

  • Hemopericardium

    A case is presented of hemopericardium and sudden death due to rupture of a solitary myocardial abscess in an elderly woman with cirrhosis and mild urosepsis.[] A 70-year-old male with a history of dabigatran use presented with cough, fatigue, and bloody stools.[] Hemopericardium refers to blood in the pericardial sac of the heart .[]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    We present a unique case of a 76-year-old female who had sudden cardiac death due to hemopericardium.[] […] involvement is very uncommon - only about 0.01-2% of all cases.4,5 In most cases, the cysts develop asymptomatically, but heart cysts could manifest with chest pain, dyspnea, cough[] Balloon or stent procedures mayallow mycotic aneurysm to develop at the site, resulting in complications including coronary rupture or sudden death [ 6 ].[]

  • Aortic Dissection

    We report sudden death in a patient diagnosed with AAAD and in whom critical care ultrasound highly indicated hemorrhagic cardiac tamponade.[] , wheezing, or shortness of breath Coughing up blood Symptoms of aortic dissection usually appear suddenly and may include: Severed, sudden, constant chest pain and/or upper[] At the time of surgery, he was in cardiogenic shock from aortic dissection complicated by severe aortic regurgitation and cardiac tamponade with hemopericardium.[]

  • Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm

    death develop in about 20% of patients with this anomaly.[ 9 , 10 ] Also, CAAs are the second most common cause of sudden cardiac death in young athletes.[ 9 ] Furthermore[] This male patient was admitted with a month-long history of progressive shortness of breath, 2-month history of fever, and a cough with mucoid sputum for 10 days.[] Pulmonary artery aneurysm presenting with dissection and hemopericardium is extremely rare, and we came across one such case in our center.[]

  • Cardiac Tamponade

    Spontaneous coronary artery rupture is a rare disorder that may develop early into a sudden death due to the abrupt evolution of the associated cardiac tamponade.[] Closed arrow - the heart; open arrow - the effusion Specialty Cardiac surgery Symptoms Shortness of breath , weakness, lightheadedness , cough [1] Usual onset Rapid or more[] Medical therapy was continued after the hemopericardium was aspirated. The patient remained asymptomatic 3 years after hospital discharge.[]

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