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18 Possible Causes for Dry Cough, Pulmonary Fibrosis due to Recurrent Infections

  • Atelectasis

    Clinical findings Low-grade fever, dry cough, chest pain, shortness of breath.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] fibrosis Fungal infections Radiation fibrosis Right middle lobe syndrome (Brock syndrome): Recurrent collapse due to airway disease, infection, or trapping of the mucus t[respiratoryupdates.wordpress.com] […] partial or total collapse of lung parenchyma, due to obstruction of a bronchus by a mucus plug, infection or CA; it is common post general anesthesia Clinical Low-grade fever, dry[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Obstructive Atelectasis

    Clinical findings Low-grade fever, dry cough, chest pain, shortness of breath.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] fibrosis Fungal infections Radiation fibrosis Right middle lobe syndrome (Brock syndrome): Recurrent collapse due to airway disease, infection, or trapping of the mucus t[respiratoryupdates.wordpress.com] If the area affected is very small then there may be just dyspnea and a dry cough with mild chest pain.[differencebetween.net]

  • Compression Atelectasis

    What type of cough will an individual with a pleural effusion have? Which disorder will have the opposite cough? A dry cough.[brainscape.com] fibrosis Fungal infections Radiation fibrosis Right middle lobe syndrome (Brock syndrome): Recurrent collapse due to airway disease, infection, or trapping of the mucus t[respiratoryupdates.wordpress.com] In pneumothorax, there is dry cough, sudden onset of breathlessness and sharp, stabbing chest pain which increases with inhalation of air.[differencebetween.net]

  • Mounier-Kühn Syndrome

    A 52-year-old woman was referred for evaluation of a persistent dry cough and episodic hemoptysis of about 20 years’ duration.[cmaj.ca] We assume that chronic inflammation of the large airway, in part due to recurrent infection, may have been the cause for our patient's initial complaint of cough.[karger.com] FOB was performed to investigate the underlying causes of chronic dry cough. FOB showed that submucosal nodules protruded into the airway lumen.[jtd.amegroups.com]

  • Congenital Tracheomalacia

    Lung India 2017;34:292-4 A 59-year-old woman was referred to us for the evaluation of dry cough, which she had for the past 9 years.[lungindia.com] Fibrosis Recurrent Respiratory Infection Tracheal Diverticuli : due to increased tracheal wall compliance and redundant membranous tissue Treatment Infant Cases Development[mdnxs.com] Symptoms include episodic respiratory distress, persistent dry cough, wheezing, dysphagia, and recurrent respiratory infections.[medjbabylon.org]

  • Osteitis Fibrosa Cystica

    cough, abdominal pain and diarrhea.[doi.org] The diagnosis usually becomes evident in infancy, with presentations including: meconium ileus rectal prolapse recurrent pulmonary infection Cystic fibrosis is due to a defect[radiopaedia.org] […] presentation A 60-year-old man was transferred from the hemodialysis unit to the emergency room because of a 15-day history of malaise, subjective fever, shortness of breath, dry[doi.org]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Respiratory tract manifestations Patients present with a chronic or recurrent cough, which can be dry and hacking at the beginning and can produce mucoid (early) and purulent[emedicine.medscape.com] The diagnosis usually becomes evident in infancy, with presentations including: meconium ileus rectal prolapse recurrent pulmonary infection Cystic fibrosis is due to a defect[radiopaedia.org] […] organs and the progression of disease, as follows: Nose – Rhinitis, nasal polyps Pulmonary system – Tachypnea, respiratory distress with retractions, wheeze or crackles, cough[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Tracheobronchomalacia

    Symptoms included severe dyspnea, dry cough, recurrent pulmonary infections, and respiratory failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fibrosis Recurrent Respiratory Infection Tracheal Diverticuli : due to increased tracheal wall compliance and redundant membranous tissue Treatment Infant Cases Development[mdnxs.com] In severe cases the symptomatology is characterized by dry cough, dyspnea, recurrent airways infections due to difficult expectoration and respiratory failure; a typical symptom[shortnessofbreath.it]

  • Bronchial Stricture

    Case A 65-year-old gentleman with no known prior co-morbids, presented with a history of low-grade fever and dry cough for 3 months associated with a documented weight loss[ijmyco.org] Airway stenosis due to bronchial tuberculosis is often overlooked and is misdiagnosed as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease even if recurrent infection or persistent[academic.oup.com] When EBTB is associated to a Right Middle Lobe Syndrome (RMLS) the main symptoms may be represented by: recurrent cough both dry or hawking, purulent sputum, hemoptysis, dyspnea[mrmjournal.biomedcentral.com]

  • Bronchopulmonary Sequestration

    Case Presentation A 22 year old non-smoker man presented to our department with two year history of persistent dry cough more at night.[omicsonline.org] […] in surgical dissection due to recurrent inflammation and fibrosis owing to the recurrent infections [9].[ijcasereportsandimages.com] […] intralobar or extralobar on the basis of the morphologic patterns of sequestration. (5) Age/Sex Smoking Symptoms history Patient 1 62/F Non smoker Intermittent Figure 1 dry[thefreelibrary.com]

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