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539 Possible Causes for Elevated Sedimentation Rate, Pleural Effusion

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    High C-reactive protein (CRP) ( 20 mg·dL(-1)) (odds ratio (OR) 2.36, 95% CI 1.45-3.85), pleural effusion (OR 2.03, 95% CI 1.13-3.65) and multilobar involvement (OR 1.69, 95%[] Additionally, pneumococcal pneumonia patients may display elevated neutrophil levels, C-reactive protein (CRP) levels and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR).[] Lobar consolidation and pleural effusions appeared initially, followed within several days by the appearance of multiple small lucencies in the area of consolidation.[]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Four years after the diagnosis of lymphoma, she presented with a left pleural effusion.[] effusion).[] Large pericardial effusion or arrhythmias secondary to cardiac metastases. Respiratory problems secondary to pleural effusion and/or parenchymal lesions.[]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    Echography showed a moderate amount of pleural effusion on both sides and no dilatation of the right cardiac ventricle.[] , pleural effusion, elevated diaphragm, and enlarged hilum were also poor predictors of PE.[] She was found to have left lower lobe consolidation and pleural effusion and was treated as a case of pneumonia.[]

  • Subphrenic Abscess

    The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is commonly elevated. Liver function tests are helpful.[] Abstract The computed tomographic scans of 38 patients with proven subphrenic abscesses and 28 patients with proven pleural effusions were reviewed without knowledge of the[] Chest X-ray revealed right pleural effusion and a round infiltration over the right lower chest, initially suspected to be malignant.[]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Effects of rheumatoid arthritis on the lungs Rheumatoid nodules can develop in the lungs resulting in collapsed lung, coughing up blood or pleural effusion.[] In a patient with inflammatory arthritis, the presence of a rheumatoid factor or anti-citrullinated protein antibody, or elevated C-reactive protein level or erythrocyte sedimentation[] Pleurisy, pleural effusions , pulmonary fibrosis . Pericarditis , pericardial effusions , myocardial infarction , myocardial dysfunction, myocarditis . Lymphadenopathy .[]

  • Metastatic Ovarian Carcinoma

    Pleural effusions constitute the most frequent site of distant metastasis (FIGO stage IV disease).[] ELISA showed secreted heparanase in all 45 analyzed effusions. Higher levels were detected in peritoneal compared to pleural effusions (p 0.031).[] A 41-year-old previously hysterectomized women presented with pelvic mass and malignant pleural effusion.[]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    Hereby, we describe a case of a patient with pulmonary plasmacytoma, who developed nodal and pulmonary MM with a pleural effusion, the radiological appearance of which mimicked[] The patient also had axillary lymphnode metastasis on the same side as the chest swelling with a contralateral pleural effusion.[] Pleural effusion Pathology: • Direct spread. • Lymphatic obstruction. • 2ry pneumonia.[]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Pleural effusion: In this condition, fluid is accumulated around the lungs.[] […] erythrocyte sedimentation rates (ESRs) and C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in patients with septic arthritis Imaging studies Computed tomography (CT) scanning of the head[] However, pleural effusions greater than 10mm on lateral decubitus radiographic view should undergo thoracentesis and pleural fluid analysis, Gram stain, and culture to further[]

  • Bronchial Adenocarcinoma

    Benign pleural effusion may be due to lymphatic obstruction, post-obstructive pneumonitis, or atelectasis Malignant pleural effusion occurs when malignant cells are present[] […] involvement § Common: 10% § Hemorrhagic effusion denotes direct tumor invasion § Effusion carries a poor prognosis even if no malignant cells are found · Metastases o Bone[] effusions Histology psammoma bodies Diagnosis imaging shows pleural thickening electron microscopy gold standard shows cells with large number of long, slender microvilli[]

  • Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung

    Thoracic washings may provide evidence of cancer beyond the pleura in patients without pleural effusion which may be indicative of advanced disease.[] Surprisingly, a chest radiograph revealed a mass in his left lung with ipsilateral pleural effusion.[] […] nodules or malignant pleural or pericardial effusion M1b Distant metastasis Table 1.[]

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