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47 Possible Causes for Cough, Pleural Effusion on Chest X-Ray, Pyopneumothorax

  • Empyema

    Chest x-ray showed right-sided massive pleural effusion. He was diagnosed with spontaneous bacterial empyema.[] In pyopneumothorax an air-fluid level is observed.[] A 9-year-old girl from black ethnic origin presented with a history of fever, cough, loss of weight and right-sided chest wall pain for 2 weeks.[]

  • Lung Abscess

    Left tension pyopneumothorax was diagnosed, and he received left lower lobectomy after pleural drainage.[] Cough, fever with shivering, and night sweats are often present.[] […] sputum with air fluid formation in the abscess cavity Fate 1- Complete cure ( especially with good ttt ) 2- Chronicity 3- Infection of the other lung 4- Open into pleura - pyopneumothorax[]

  • Staphylococcal Pneumonia

    Chest X-ray findings on admission or during hospitalisation included pleural effusion (75%), pneumothorax (47%), and abscess and/or pneumatocele (39%).[] Rupture of a small subpleural abscess may result in pyopneumothorax, which may erode into a bronchus, producing a bronchopleural fistula.[] He had presented with cough for one month and respiratory difficulty for one-week duration and history of bilious vomiting two days prior to admission.[]

  • Pleural Effusion

    Compared with chest X-rays, CT scans make more detailed information of pleural effusions and other abnormalities of the lungs.[] […] due to massive exudation of leukocytes and fibrinoid detritus to the pleural space or necrosis of the rheumatoid nodules that, by means of bronchopleural fistula, cause pyopneumothorax[] Symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, and chest pain.[]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    According to the World Health Organization, pneumonia should be diagnosed by the identification of alveolar consolidation or pleural effusion on the chest X-ray. 2 Symptoms[] […] coagulase Produces its pathologic reaction in the conducting airways Imaging Rapid spread through the lungs Empyema, especially in children No air bronchogram Pneumothorax Pyopneumothorax[] Sharp stabbing chest pains on one side, which are worsened by deep breathing and cough, often occur.[]

  • Kerosene Poisoning

    Figure 1: The chest X-ray after he presented to us showed homogenous opacities with bilateral pleural effusion Click here to view Figure 2: Bilateral pleural effusion and[] Pyopneumothorax that may require aggressive management in the form of thoracotomy has not been reported in literature.[] Vomiting, cough, fever and drowsiness were the most common symptoms observed. Twenty-four of 48 patients X-rayed showed pneumonia. There were no deaths.[]

  • Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis

    Effusion lymphoma. CT scan shows a large pleural effusion in the right lower lobe. Pyothorax-associated lymphoma A pleural-based mass may be seen on chest x-ray.[] In our case, the initial surgery was pleural drainage for pyopneumothorax.[] We report a 15-year-old boy presented with fever, dry cough and dyspnea from two months ago, after admission patient had nodular lesions on the left leg and hepatosplenomegaly[]

  • Pyopneumothorax

    ABG showed hypoxia (Po2 52 and Pco2 32 mmHg) and repeat Xray chest showed increased consolidation on right side with moderate pleural effusion, left sided consolidation remained[] Pyopneumothorax could arise as a progression of either underlying hydropneumothorax or empyema.[] We report an unusual complication of chronic foreign body aspiration--pyopneumothorax--in a 52-year-old patient presenting with productive cough and intermittent fever for[]

  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease

    Her chest x-ray film and CT scan (as part of a PET/CT scan) showed multiple lung nodules and a left pleural effusion.[] ., methotrexate,infliximab) empyema bronchopleural fistula hemopneumothorax Pyopneumothorax Pleural effusion and pneumothorax can because by necrosis and cavitation of a nodule[] This may cause mucus to build up in the lungs, as well as shortness of breath, a chronic dry cough, fatigue and weakness.[]

  • Chronic Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis

    Diagnostic Test Results-Imaging Chest X-ray shows bilateral diffuse infiltrates, nodules, mediastinal or hilar adenopathy, or pleural effusion.[] This finding is suggestive of coccidioidal infection. [19] A subpleural cavity may break down into the pleural cavity, causing a pneumothorax, pyopneumothorax, or bronchopleural[] Symptoms you may experience with the chronic form include: a chronic cough blood-tinged sputum (coughed up mucus) weight loss wheezing chest pain muscle aches headache Your[]

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