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1,923 Possible Causes for Cyanosis, Dyspnea

  • Pneumonia

    The following may also occur: dyspnoea sharp chest pain worsening cough fever/chills Tachycardia pleuritic chest pain headaches malaise muscle pains cyanosis due to poorly[physio-pedia.com] A 59-year-old man with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) presented with dry cough, low-grade fever, and progressive dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At times, the individual's skin color may change and become dusky or purplish (a condition known as cyanosis) due to their blood being poorly oxygenated.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    […] in middle-aged men, possibly related to collagen vascular disease, with positive 'rheumatoid' serology Clinical Aggressive–rapid onset of dyspnea, orthopnea, hemoptysis, cyanosis[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is associated with low exercise tolerance, dyspnea, and decreased health-related quality of life (HRQL).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] PHYSICAL FINDINGS, AND ICD-9-CM CODING Physical Findings: Physical exam with documentation of abnormal breath sounds (cackles) and in advanced disease, blue-colored skin (cyanosis[secure.ssa.gov]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Observe the patient for rib retractions, use of strap muscles, and perioral cyanosis.[emedicine.medscape.com] Tachypnea and dyspnea are also signs of lower respiratory involvement.[emedicine.medscape.com] Lower respiratory tract infections are more likely than upper respiratory tract infections to cause fever, dyspnea, or chest pain.[wwwnc.cdc.gov]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    […] complication include: An abnormally rapid heart rate ( tachycardia ) High fever or hypothermia (body temperatures below 95 degrees) Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath ( dyspnea[verywell.com] Yellowing of the eyes and skin ( jaundice ) High Fever Decreased tone (floppiness) Vomiting Cloudy or bloody urine Irregular breathing Pale pallor or even a bluish skin tone ( cyanosis[verywell.com]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    […] chills Chest discomfort Muscle aches Fatigue Wheezing Children may also have: Runny nose Mild fever May gag or vomit mucus If a person develops fever, shortness of breath, cyanosis[medicinenet.com] Pneumonia should be suspected in patients with tachypnea, tachycardia, dyspnea, or lung findings suggestive of pneumonia, and radiography is warranted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In chronic bronchitis patients there may be a persistent lack of oxygen leading to features of cyanosis (blue lips and nails) and clubbing (enlargement of the tips of the[news-medical.net]

  • Influenza

    There can also be tachycardia and dyspnea but with hypotension. Vomiting and diarrhea may also occur, but are rare findings associated with the disorder.[symptoma.com] Complications Primary influenza pneumonia is characterized by progressive cough, dyspnea, and cyanosis following the initial presentation.[emedicine.medscape.com] Patients may report nonproductive cough, cough-related pleuritic chest pain, and dyspnea. In children, diarrhea may be a feature.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pharyngitis

    An 83-year-old man with well-controlled diabetes mellitus and hypertension was admitted due to dyspnea, odynophagia, and dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Airway obstruction can occur, and findings of tachypnea, stridor, and cyanosis are seen.[atsu.edu] Symptoms include a “barking” cough, stridor, hoarseness, and potentially dyspnea. Anteroposterior radiography may show subglottic narrowing (steeple sign).[aafp.org]

  • Methemoglobinemia

    Methemoglobinemia can cause life-threatening hypoxia associated with cyanosis and dyspnea not responsive to oxygen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mild central cyanosis was noted on physical examination.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] She suddenly developed dyspnea and cyanosis on the 9th day of hospitalization.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    A 12-year-old boy presented acutely after an episode of syncope with perioral cyanosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a 40-year-old woman who died after 3 days of progressive dyspnea, cough, and pulmonary hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 57-year-old man with deep vein thrombosis in his left calf developed acute progressive dyspnea with hypoxemia, cyanosis and the clinical picture of acute cor pulmonale,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    The accumulation of fluids in the lungs fill in the air sacs and manifest externally dyspnea, chest pain, and cyanosis.[symptoma.com] In severe degrees of edema the breathing is that of suffocation, there is cyanosis, and there exudes or is expectorated from the mouth a thin serous frothy fluid often tinged[jamanetwork.com] […] the exam include: Leg or abdominal swelling Abnormalities of your neck veins (which can show that there is too much fluid in your body) Pale or blue skin color (pallor or cyanosis[medlineplus.gov]

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