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481 Possible Causes for Dry Cough, Hemoptysis, Pleural Effusion

  • Pneumonia

    A 67-year-old man was admitted to our hospital complaining of dry cough.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Following the development of malignant pleural effusion, he underwent chest drainage and was administered intrathoracic talc as a pleurodesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She was admitted to clinic with a 2-week history of dyspnoea, dry cough and fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tuberculosis

    We hereby report a case of a very rare presentation of tuberculosis (TB) in a patient who presented with a dry cough and significant weight loss for 3 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 71-year-old man with a history of pulmonary tuberculosis presented with a fungus ball-like shadow in an old cavity and hemoptysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The definitive diagnosis was BTB with pleural effusion. Treatment with a quadruple combinational antituberculous therapy was initiated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paragonimiasis

    Initial symptoms may also include dry cough, which then becomes productive with rust-colored or blood-tinged sputum on exertion.[newsmax.com] Paragonimiasis is a cause of parasitic hemoptysis worldwide.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The floating particles appeared as diffuse hyperechoic foci in the anechoic pleural effusion on ultrasonography.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hodgkin's Disease

    A 30-year-old lady presented with fever, dry cough and weight loss for the preceding five months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a 16 years old female who presented with 6 months history of dry cough, hemoptysis, dyspnea, dysphagia and dysphonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] effusion from lymphatic obstruction About 1/3 have pleural effusions Effusion usually does not contain malignant cells Pneumonic form Diffuse nonsegmental infiltrate (pneumonic[learningradiology.com]

  • Blastomycosis

    Blastomycosis Pathology Type Fungus Cause(s) Inhalation of fungus Symptoms Fever , chills, myalgia , headache , dry cough , night sweats , skin lesions , Mortality Rate Up[house.wikia.com] There was no history of pulmonary disease, in particular fever, coughing, or hemoptysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lymphadenopathy and pleural effusions may be uncommonly present. Promoted articles (advertising)[radiopaedia.org]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    Clinical Notes A 45-year-old man requested an evaluation from his general practitioner after events of hemoptoic sputum and dry cough that had evolved over the period of one[archbronconeumol.org] A 14-year-old Korean boy was admitted with cough, hemoptysis, and fever. A chest X-ray showed a solitary pulmonary mass and pneumonitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hereby, we describe a case of a patient with pulmonary plasmacytoma, who developed nodal and pulmonary MM with a pleural effusion, the radiological appearance of which mimicked[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pleural Mesothelioma

    Common symptoms for pleural mesothelioma include dry cough, shortness of breath (dyspnea), chest pain, muscle weakness and fever.[slidellmemorial.org] The following are symptoms of pleural mesothelioma: Breathlessness (dyspnea) Chronic cough Hoarseness Coughing up blood (hemoptysis) Chest pain Unexplained weight loss Fatigue[napolilaw.com] We present the case of a 33-year-old male patient suffering from lymphocytic pleural effusion, as a result of pleural mesothelioma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    cough Raynaud’s phenomenon (chalky white or dusky blue fingers that may be painful and can sometimes be provoked by the cold) In advanced stages of pulmonary hypertension[phassociation.org] Diagnosis of Hemoptysis.[rc.rcjournal.com] After treatment with dasatinib he had multiple pleural effusions which were suspected to be caused by congestive heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Coccidioidomycosis

    We describe the case of a previously healthy man presenting to a Dublin hospital with fever, dry cough and chest pain, following a visit to the western USA.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pneumothorax accounted for 24 % of complications with 7 % of pneumothoraces requiring chest tube. 1.5 % were complicated by hemoptysis but none required blood transfusions[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Adenopathy and pleural effusions are also seen, usually in association with parenchymal disease. Disseminated disease is rare and occurs in less than 1% of patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    Other common symptoms include: Lungs - breathlessness, wheeze, dry cough or coughing up blood Skin - rashes, ulcers, and necrosis (death of tissue) Eyes - red (blood shot)[vasculitis.org.uk] […] after the initiation of intravenous methylprednisolone pulse therapy (mPSL pulse) and intravenous cyclophosphamide pulse therapy (IVCY), the patient experienced cough and hemoptysis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] thickening in paranasal sinuses Bone and cartilage destruction Lungs Multiple nodules of varying sizes, especially at bases Cavitate frequently (50%) Masses wax and wane Pleural[learningradiology.com]

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