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214 Possible Causes for Cough, Larynx Ulcer

  • Tuberculosis

    At a fairly late stage, the tuberculosis bacillus may cause ulcers or inflammation around the larynx (tuberculous laryngitis ).[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Symptoms include common cough with a progressive increase in production of mucus and coughing up blood.[web.archive.org] When a person with infectious TB coughs or sneezes, droplet nuclei containing M. tuberculosis are expelled into the air.[cdc.gov]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    […] and/or trachea) or bronchi; lung cancer; other bleeding erosions, ulcers, or tumors of the lower airway.[en.wikipedia.org] There are no clearly effective treatments for the cough of acute bronchitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute bronchitis is a self-limited respiratory disorder, and when the cough persists for 3 weeks, other diagnoses must be considered.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Laryngeal Contact Ulcer

    Peptic (contact ulcer) granuloma of the larynx.[jcp.bmj.com] Symptoms include throat irritation, dry cough, and voice change.[journals.lww.com] […] ventricle 478.79 Sclerosis, sclerotic larynx 478.79 Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89 larynx 478.79 Thickening larynx 478.79 subepiglottic 478.79 Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating[icd9data.com]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Complications include esophagitis, peptic esophageal ulcer, esophageal stricture, Barrett esophagus, and esophageal adenocarcinoma.[msdmanuals.com] This case suggests cough as an adverse drug event to omeprazole, which is otherwise commonly prescribed for the management of GERD-related cough.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is recognized to be present in 10-20% of cases of chronic cough. Proving that it is the cause of the cough is more difficult.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Laryngitis

    Direct examination when done shows the larynx to be hyperemic and edematous, with or without ulcerations.[internalmedicinejournal.blogspot.com] Moxa and needle UB-23, KI-3 Clinical Manifestations Dry cough with little or no sputum Sputum is difficult to expectorate Maybe hemoptysis Cough may cause chest pain Dry or[americandragon.com] Gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn) may ulcerate the larynx.[healthcentral.com]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    […] and/or trachea) or bronchi; lung cancer; other bleeding erosions, ulcers, or tumors of the lower airway.[en.wikipedia.org] BACKGROUND: Cough and sputum production (symptoms of bronchitis) are common in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case report emphasizes that not all chronic cough and dyspnea are attributable to COPD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bacterial Tracheitis

    Endoscopic evaluation demonstrates a normal supraglottic and glottic larynx with purulent debris, mucosal ulcerations, and edema of the subglottic larynx and trachea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bacterial tracheitis is the term used to describe a severe infraglottic infection characterized by toxicity, brassy cough, inspiratory stridor, subglottic oedema and the presence[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] send to OR for endoscopy which reveals edematous larynx w/ulceration & sloughing of tracheal mucosa (bacterial croup) & purulent secretions in right lower lobe of right lung[quizlet.com]

  • Chronic Laryngitis

    Laryngoscopy showed congested larynx without any ulcer or mass and normal vocal cords. Biopsy from aryepiglottic fold was suggestive of TB, but caseation was absent.[scopemed.org] […] damage from severe or prolonged coughing.[provoicecenter.com] Gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn) may ulcerate the larynx.[healthcentral.com]

  • Peptic Esophagitis

    Contact ulcer of the larynx. Laryngoscope 1968;78:1937-1940. 29. Delahunty JE, Cherry J. Experimentally produced vocal cord granulomas.[hon.ch] Patients with cough on entry to the study showed a tendency towards a lower cough threshold than patients without cough (PD5 0.2 (0.085) v 1.35 (0.73) nM).[gut.bmj.com] Reflux Esophagitis Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia) Painful swallowing (odynophagia) Chest pain Swallowed food becoming stuck in the esophagus Nausea Vomiting Abdominal pain Cough[universityendoscopy.com]

  • Acute Subglottic Laryngitis

    […] of larynx Ulcerative laryngitis Viral laryngitis Viral tracheitis References to Index of Diseases and Injuries The code J04.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the[healthprovidersdata.com] Some of the topics include: The cough reflex, sensory receptors, and neurogenic mediators; Mucus and mucins; Cough and Swallowing dysfunction; Cough due to asthma, cough-variant[books.google.com] - Contact ulcer/granuloma - Cricoarytenoid joint fixity - Vocal nodule/polyp - Sudden infant deaths - Laryngomalacia (Association) Treatment is in similar lines as GERD,[gradestack.com]

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