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1,552 Possible Causes for Cyanosis, Dyspnea

  • Pneumonia

    Witnessed aspiration was followed by respiratory distress and cyanosis within two hours. The women's X-rays showed infiltrates in one or both lower lobes.[australianprescriber.com] CASE SUMMARY: 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] She presented with fever, cough, dyspnea and pleuritic chest pain. Chest radiograph showed bilateral infiltrations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] No treatment effects were observed on health-related quality of life or dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical findings: Symptoms of IPF include abnormal breath sounds (cackles) and, in advanced disease: blue-colored skin (cyanosis) around the mouth or in the fingernails ([secure.ssa.gov]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Observe the patient for rib retractions, use of strap muscles, and perioral cyanosis.[emedicine.medscape.com] It causes varying degrees of respiratory distress with retractions and even cyanosis.[symptoma.com] Diminished breath sounds in association with pallor and cyanosis may indicate impending respiratory failure. Paroxysms of coughing may produce conjunctival hemorrhages.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Influenza

    He had a progressive course with cyanosis and died on September 26, 1918.[dx.doi.org] 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]

  • 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]

  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome

    We report the case of a 5-year-old child with dyskeratosis congenita who presented cyanosis and dyspnea at exertion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSIONS: This report identifies HPS as a frequent cause of dyspnea in telomerase and telomere gene mutation carriers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract We report the case of a 17-year-old male with Marfanoid habitus who presented with deep cyanosis, haematemesis, dyspnoea and platypnoea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Methemoglobinemia

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

  • Cor Pulmonale

    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA. [email protected] Abstract A 12-year-old boy presented acutely after an episode of syncope with perioral cyanosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS AND RESULTS: 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]

  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    The increased venous pressure results in oedema of the head, neck, and arms, often with cyanosis, plethora, and distended subcutaneous vessels. [1] Wilson LD, Detterbeck FC[bestpractice.bmj.com] Dyspnea at rest, cough, and chest pain were more frequent in the patients with malignancy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They include head, neck and arm oedema, often with cyanosis, headache, confusion and coma, distended subcutaneous veins, cough and hoarseness, and difficulty in breathing[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Amniotic Fluid Embolism

    The classical description is a sudden onset of dyspnoea, cyanosis and hypotension out of proportion to the blood loss, followed quickly by cardiorespiratory arrest.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case report warrants that AFE should be considered when coagulopathy and dyspnea are observed during the postpartum period. 2011 The Authors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The case serves to demonstrate that amniotic fluid embolism may present with symptoms and signs other than the classical pattern of dyspnoea, cyanosis and hypotension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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