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176 Possible Causes for Dyspnea with Sudden Onset, Pulmonary Infarction

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    Consecutive patients with clinically suspected pulmonary embolism, defined as a sudden onset of dyspnea, sudden deterioration of existing dyspnea, or sudden onset of pleuritic[doi.org] An echocardiography and CT scan showed pulmonary embolism and infarction with a paradoxical thrombus visualised in both atria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] “In summary, we found that the most reliable indicator of patients with PE is sudden onset dyspnea.[clinicalprediction.com]

  • Atelectasis

    infarction 2 parapneumonic effusion Location There may be a predilection towards the lower lobes 4.[radiopaedia.org] However, tuberculosis, pulmonary infarction, postpericardiotomy syndrome, malignancy, and cardiac failure have all been implicated in its formation ( 4 ).[journals.lww.com] 13 Associations It can be associated with: asbestos lung exposure 3 : most commonly therapeutic pneumothorax in the treatment of tuberculosis 1 congestive heart failure 2 pulmonary[radiopaedia.org]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Electrocardiography (ECG): ECG may show signs of right and left ventricular enlargement, myocardial infarction and arrhythmias.[symptoma.com] In cases of large, acute myocardial infarction (MI) and infarction of the mitral valve, support apparatus may produce atypical patterns of pulmonary edema that may mimic noncardiogenic[emedicine.com] […] embolism, renal failure, uncontrolled HTN Workup-EKG–to exclude myocardial ischemia or infarction, and/or arrhythmia Workup-lab CBC–to exclude anemia, BUN and creatinine–to[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism

    […] in onset and may include one or many of the following: dyspnea (shortness of breath), tachypnea (rapid breathing), chest pain of a "pleuritic" nature (worsened by breathing[en.wikipedia.org] At autopsy, anaplastic lung carcinoma was found in the left basal segment with superimposed pulmonary infarction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CT pulmonary angiogram showed multifocal segmental acute to subacute pulmonary thromboembolism associated with bilateral pulmonary infarcts.[ijhas.in]

  • Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism

    A73-year-old man was admitted to the intensive care unit because of sudden onset of dyspnea followed by syncope.[circ.ahajournals.org] […] in lung) Pulmonary embolism W infarction Pulmonary embolism with infarction Pulmonary fat embolism Pulmonary infarction Pulmonary microemboli Pulmonary thromboembolism Pulmonary[icd9data.com] […] morning of admission, an 89-year-old Caucasian woman with a medical history of dementia, hypertension and chronic obstructive pul- monary disease was noted to experience sudden-onset[pulsus.com]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    […] ages: Prenatal to 62 years Palpitations Dyspnea Syncope Sudden death EKG: Multifocal ectopic Purkinje-related premature contractions Narrow sinus & junctional QRS complexes[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] , myocarditis, sepsis, severe preeclampsia, pulmonary embolism, valvular diseases, pre-existing idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy unmasked by pregnancy) should be excluded[scielo.mec.pt] […] cardiomyopathy with conduction defect ( CMD 1E ; CDCD2) Sodium channel, voltage-gated, Type V, Alpha subunit (SCN5A) ; Chromosome 3p22.2; Dominant SCN5A: Allelic disorders Clinical Onset[neuromuscular.wustl.edu]

  • Pulmonary Tumor Embolism

    Two years later, she was readmitted to our hospital because of the sudden onset of dyspnea and shock; and she died 5 hours after readmission.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On autopsy, these opacities corresponded to areas of pulmonary infarction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case Presentation: An 18 year old man with a history of asthma presented to the ER complaining of sudden onset dyspnea and cough. Lung examination and a CXR were normal.[shmabstracts.com]

  • Pulmonary Infarction

    He presents with sudden-onset dyspnea and pleuritic chest pain. In the emergency department, his heart rate is 90/minute, and his O2 saturation is 97 percent.[clinicaladvisor.com] Four of these pleuritic pain events evolved into a complex compatible with pulmonary infarction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical features Sudden onset dyspnea Pleuritic chest pain Hemoptysis Clinical clues cannot make the diagnosis of PE; their main value lies in suggesting the diagnosis 9.[slideshare.net]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    Sudden onset of dyspnea. Severe anxiety, restlessness, irritability. Cool, moist skin.[slideshare.net] However, the heart may also be of normal size in cardiogenic edema after acute myocardial infarction.[emedicine.medscape.com] onset of dyspnea.[oxfordjournals.org]

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    Acute chest syndrome is characterized by sudden onset of fever, chest pain, and pulmonary infiltrates. It may follow bacterial pneumonia.[msdmanuals.com] Other etiologies include pulmonary infarction and fat embolism resulting from bone marrow infarction.[emedicine.medscape.com] Abnormalities observed on chest X-rays can represent either pneumonia or death of lung tissue (pulmonary infarction).[healthline.com]

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