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131 Possible Causes for Dyspnea, Pleurisy, Tuberculous Pericarditis

  • Tuberculosis

    Adjunctive corticosteroids may be beneficial in patients with tuberculous meningitis, tuberculous pericarditis, or miliary tuberculosis with refractory hypoxemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms at presentation were constitutional (85.7%; 30/35), dyspnea (60.6%; 20/33), and cough (54.5%; 18/33).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] in primary progressive tuberculosis 010.10 Tuberculous pleurisy in primary progressive tuberculosis, unspecified convert 010.10 to ICD-10-CM 010.11 Tuberculous pleurisy in[icd9data.com]

  • Pericarditis

    However, it takes a period of time from tuberculous pericarditis to constrictive pericarditis.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] A 36-year-old pregnant woman was visiting the emergency department for dyspnea and flu-like syndrom that had been going on for a week.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , upper abdomen, and left shoulder the pain is less intense when the patient sits up or leans forward and worsens when lying down; it may worsen with a deep breath, like pleurisy[encyclopedia.com]

  • Acute Pericarditis

    . 10 Tuberculous pericarditis has declined markedly in developed countries. 11[doi.org] 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] The pain is typically relieved by leaning forwards The differentials for this type of pain are basically pleurisy and pericarditis Fever – a low grade fever may be present[almostadoctor.co.uk]

  • Pulmonary Cavitary Tuberculosis

    The addition of corticosteroids is recommended for patients with tuberculous pericarditis and tuberculous meningitis.[cdc.gov] A 29-year-old male and IV drug abuser was admitted with sepsis and dyspnea.[jbsr.be] Tuberculosis pleurisy generally resolves without treatment; however, two-thirds of patients with tuberculosis pleurisy develop active pulmonary TB within 5 years.[healthcommunities.com]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    Pericardium : In tuberculous pericarditis, the pericardium thickens and sometimes leaks fluid into the space between the pericardium and the heart.[copd.about.com] KEYWORDS: Pulmonary embolism; cardiomegaly; dyspnea; pulmonary tuberculosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe the case of an 82-year-old man with pulmonary tuberculosis and tuberculous pleurisy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lobar Pneumonia

    […] commonly caused by malignancy - in bacterial infections - in patients with an underlying bleeding diathesis - Caseous Pericarditis: tuberculous - Chronic or Healed Pericarditis[quizlet.com] A 50-year-old previously healthy woman was taken to the emergency department because of rapidly progressing dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] with mcc 194 Simple pneumonia and pleurisy with cc 195 Simple pneumonia and pleurisy without cc/mcc 793 Full term neonate with major problems 974 Hiv with major related condition[icd10data.com]

  • Acute Pleuropericarditis

    C evidence). [3] Controversy exists regarding the use of steroids in the treatment of tuberculous pericarditis.[emedicine.medscape.com] Her dyspnea improved after diuresis, and she was discharged home. Less than two weeks later, she was readmitted to the same hospital with worsening dyspnea.[hopkinsarthritis.org] Pleuritic pain is a key feature of pleurisy; therefore, this article reviews the physiology and classic characteristics of pleuritic pain, focusing on the presentation and[aafp.org]

  • Constrictive Pericarditis

    After a pericardiectomy done to restore cardiac compensation and to identify etiological factors, a tuberculous pericarditis (TBP) was diagnosed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Two of these cases were initially treated as tuberculous pericarditis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Constrictive pericarditis should be considered in lung transplant patients who present with dyspnea and evidence of cardiac failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis

    We report a 22-year-old CF patient with high fever, dyspnea and weight loss that progressively worsened over 2 weeks before admission.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] substance abuse, or institutionalization; medical history and coexisting conditions; respiratory difficulty, observed as tachypnea at rest (more than 26 breaths per minute), 38 dyspnea[doi.org] Most common symptoms were prolonged heavy cough, pain in the chest, high fever, profuse night sweats, fatigue, dyspnea, hemoptysis, and loss of weight and appetite.[doi.org]

  • Pericardial Effusion

    Abstract Diagnosis of tuberculous pericarditis remains a challenge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, she began to experience dyspnea on exertion leading to admission.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although the differential diagnosis of chest pain is extensive, certain features point strongly to pericarditis, especially pleuritic pain that is relieved by sitting forward[escardio.org]

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