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1,195 Possible Causes for Dyspnea, Fever, Pneumothorax

  • Atelectasis

    When there is no apparent cause, the condition is known as spontaneous pneumothorax.[nm.org] Using chi 2 analysis, no association could be found between fever and amount of atelectasis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of an 11-year-old boy investigated for persistent cough and dyspnea with complete left lung atelectasis mimicking pneumonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    The major utility of the chest film is in finding other causes of the patient’s symptoms (i.e. an infiltrate in pneumonia or absent lung markings in pneumothorax).[clinicaladvisor.com] The patient suffered dyspnea after undergoing the injection laryngoplasty.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] High grade fever is a rare presentation of thromboembolic phenomenon. A middle aged woman presented with high grade fevers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Staphylococcal Pneumonia

    The delayed and subacute/chronic nature of the tension pneumothorax is unusual.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fever and signs of pleural effusion and respiratory distress were common in primary disease while fever and a toxic appearance were frequent with disseminated illness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Staphylococci cause necrotizing pneumonitis empyema, pneumatoceles, pyopneumothorax, bronchopleural fistulas diffuse interstitial disease characterized by extreme dyspnea,[medicalpptonline.blogspot.com]

  • Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia

    The need for mechanical ventilation and/or development of a pneumothorax (OR, 20.9; 95% CI, 1.9-227.2; 0.01) and delayed ICU admission (OR, 9.7; 95% CI, 2.2-42.1; 0.002) were[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The first patient was a 39-year-old woman presenting with fever and dyspnea that had lasted 2 weeks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented with a fever of unknown origin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lung Abscess

    We present a case of acute empyema with intractable pneumothorax associated with ruptured lung abscess caused by Mycobacterium avium in an immunocompromised patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 59 year old man presented to our hospital with a 1 month history of cough and low grade fever progressing to high grade fever for 1 week.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] year-old man who had undergone total gastrectomy with splenectomy for gastric cancer and was receiving chemotherapy for esophageal cancer was presented to our hospital with dyspnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Pericarditis

    […] in the Hospitalized Patient Daniel R Kaul 343 Pulmonary 349 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 351 Asthma Michael P Lukela William F Bria II 361 Pleural Effusion and Pneumothorax[books.google.com] This pericarditis is due to dengue fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One month later, AST and ALT were found as 65 IU/L and 82 IU/L, respectively; there were symptoms of effort dyspnea and fatigue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis

    Hypertension]]): due to pulmonary vasculitis Pneumonia-like illness: presents with dyspnea/ cough/ sputum Endobronchial lesion: obstructive symptoms/ hemoptysis (may be massive) Pneumothorax[mdnxs.com] […] describe LYG in a 56-year-old renal allograft recipient 11 years after transplantation, on azathioprine and prednisolone maintenance immunosuppression, presenting to us with fever[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a 15-year-old boy presented with fever, dry cough and dyspnea from two months ago, after admission patient had nodular lesions on the left leg and hepatosplenomegaly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

    Active pleural drainage of the pneumothorax was unsuccessful and after two months, surgical suture of the lung was performed under general anaesthesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Common presenting features include dyspnea, cough, low-grade fever, inspiratory crackles, and digital clubbing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical findings of slow-onset dyspnea or dyspnea on exertion and persistent dry cough are nonspecific; radiographic findings of “bat-wing configuration” and “crazy paving[doi.org]

  • Bronchiectasis

    Surgery is indicated in unsuccessful medical treatment and complications of bronchiectasis e.g. haemoptysis, lung abscess, lung masses and pneumothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 21-year-old woman presented to our hospital with a 9-day history of productive cough and fever. Bronchiectasis after Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Besides, presence of hypoxemia, hypercapnia, dyspnea level and radiographic extent were more closely correlated with mortality.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Eosinophilic Pneumonia

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Code First underlying condition, such as: catamenial pneumothorax due to endometriosis ( N80.8 ) cystic fibrosis ( E84.- ) eosinophilic[icd10data.com] A 24-year-old Chinese woman presented with cough, chest pain, weight loss, low grade fever and bronchial breath sounds on auscultation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of a 48-year-old man who presented to a "minute clinic" with cough and dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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