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518 Possible Causes for Dry Cough, Splenomegaly

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Subjects with dry cough (n 14) had lower C5 values during infection than both baseline and recovery, and lower C2 values during infection than recovery; in these subjects,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Approximately half of EBV mononucleosis cases involve generalized adenopathy or splenomegaly. An enlarged liver may also be palpable.[emedicine.medscape.com] cough.[time-to-run.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    We report the case of a 39-year-old man with pulmonary LYG who presented to a hospital after experiencing three months of fever, weight loss, dry cough and exertional dyspnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical estimates of splenomegaly are fallible.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with infectious mononucleosis may also complain of a dry cough, lack of appetite and vague chest pain.[symptoma.com]

  • Typhus

    Fever of 7 days (n   75, 83.3 %), myalgia (n   56, 62.2 %), pain abdomen (n   24, 26.7 %), headache (n   24, 26.7 %), nausea/vomiting (n   21, 23.3 %), dry cough (n   21,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common CT finding was hepatomegaly (74.4%), followed by splenomegaly (66.7%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] cough arthralgia myalgia nausea vomiting Physical exam hypotension fever photophobia early rash light rose color and blanches under pressure late rash dull red that does[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Histoplasmosis

    A 21-year-old previously healthy woman presented with a three-week history of shortness of breath and dry cough.[cmaj.ca] […] constitutional symptoms, namely weight loss and Karnofsky classification 30, gastrointestinal manifestations with alteration of liver enzymes and hepatosplenomegaly and/or splenomegaly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Common clinical manifestations were fever (84%), weight loss (88%), anemia (63%), jaundice (16%), hepatomegaly (38%), splenomegaly (18%), lymphadenopathy (41%), and molluscum-like[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

    Respiratory - shortness of breath, and dry cough. Alcohol intolerance with abdominal pain, flushing, and nausea.[patient.info] Massive splenomegaly was a great point of challenge for diagnosis.[journals.plos.org] We present a 24-year-old-male with left lower quadrant abdominal pain, elevated eosinophil counts and splenomegaly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Visceral Larva Migrans

    The patient, a resident of the middle Kyushu area who was found of eating raw porcine liver, complained of dry cough without dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Follow-up showed increased physical activity, improved respiratory status, and resolution of splenomegaly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Despite symptomatic treatment in the form of antibiotics and antitussive, the patient continued to have severe dry cough.[degruyter.com]

  • Psittacosis

    Psittacosis was a well-defined illness that was characterized by an abrupt onset of fever, rigors, sweats, and prominent headache, and a mild dry cough which appeared late[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diagnosis can be suspected in case of respiratory infection associated with splenomegaly and/or epistaxis.[en.wikipedia.org] Psittacosis causes a wide range of symptoms, including fever, headache, and a dry cough.[cdc.gov]

  • Pulmonary Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis

    On clinical examination, this dog presented with nonproductive dry cough, serous nasal discharge, dyspnea, and lack of appetite.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A computerized tomography (CT) scan demonstrated bilateral pulmonary nodules and splenomegaly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Review of systems was positive only for a dry cough for two months. She denied fever, shortness of breath or weight loss.[ijcasereportsandimages.com]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    It starts suddenly, with a high temperature, a sore throat or a dry cough, as well as sore muscles and joints, and back pain or a headache.[montavit.com] A syndrome of lymphadenopathy, pharyngitis and hepatomegaly or splenomegaly, or both, and one of pneumonia . N. Engl. J. Med. 268 : 1210 – 1216 . 110.[asmscience.org] These include: Congested or runny nose Dry cough Low-grade fever Sore throat Mild headache In severe cases Respiratory syncytial virus infection can spread to the lower respiratory[mayoclinic.org]

  • 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] The presenting feature common in all cases was superficial lymphadenopathy followed by hepatomegaly in 17 (20%) cases and splenomegaly in 16 (19%).[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]

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