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13 Possible Causes for Empyema, Nausea, Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    A 64 year old woman presented with persistent and severe symptoms due to recurrent aspiration pneumonias associated with oesophageal reflux.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Aside from the drainage of empyemas, the primary therapy for aspiration pneumonia involves antimicrobial agents.[academic.oup.com] Cholinesterase (ChE) inhibitors approved for treatment of Alzheimer disease are associated with nausea and vomiting in a sizable percentage of patients, ranging from 5% to[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Foreign Body in the Stomach

    Children with partial oesophageal obstruction may present with a chronic course featuring inability to feed, failure to thrive, fever, recurrent aspiration pneumonitis/pneumonia[patient.info] […] report discusses the clinical presentation and management of a very unusual case of an eyeliner pencil ingested by a child that perforated the stomach and diaphragm, causing empyema[link.springer.com] Gastric Foreign Body 25 year-old man presenting with nausea and abdominal discomfort, who had ingested dozens of interlocked safety pins.[endoatlas.com]

  • Arnold Chiari Malformation

    […] from swallowing disturbances and dysphagia further complicated by recurrent aspiration pneumonia.[mrmjournal.biomedcentral.com] Empyema and Effusions (new chapter pending) - Brian H. Wu, MD IX. Gastroenterology: Section Editor - Shilpa J. Patel, MD & Kyra A. Len, MD 1.[hawaii.edu] There are altered vision profiles, buzzing in the ears, vomiting, nausea, trouble in swallowing food, and hearing loss.[symptoma.com]

  • Hypotension

    Clinical presentation was hoarseness, aspiration pneumonia and hypoxemia requiring ventilatory support.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other clinical settings include surgical wound infections, postpartum infections, deep abscesses, osteomyelitis, empyema, peritonsillar abscess, and sinusitis. 7.[clinicaladvisor.com] In addition, the incidence of nausea and vomiting was higher in the preload group (OR 3.40, 95% CI 1.88-6.16, and P 0.0001).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Foreign Body Aspiration

    The right lower lobe of the lung is the most common site of recurrent pneumonia in foreign body aspiration.[en.wikipedia.org] . # Contributed equally Abstract Empyema secondary to foreign body aspiration is rare in adults.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dyspnoea, chest pain, wheezing, fever, nausea or vomiting may follow this.[ispub.com]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

    pneumonia (due to spontaneous rupture), meningitis, and epiglottitis.[pediatriceducation.org] We present a 65-year-old male intravenous drug user who developed spinal subdural empyema after an operation for a retropharyngeal abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Four days prior to this ED referral, he had come home from school complaining of a bad headache, nausea, sore throat and "neck pain."[hawaii.edu]

  • Bacteremia

    The first patient is a two -month- old boy who had been hospitalized in pediatric surgery unit for suspected tracheo-esophageal fistula because of recurrent aspiration pneumonia[panafrican-med-journal.com] […] fasciitis Osteomyelitis Abdominal abscesses and other unresolved abdominal sources requiring surgical intervention (e.g., cholecystitis) Central nervous system infections Empyema[clinicaltrials.gov] A 43-year-old woman receiving coadjuvant chemotherapy due to a retroperitoneal leiomiosarcoma presented with nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and fever (38  C).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bronchial Compression

    Therefore, we considered that bronchial artery hypertrophy attributed to pulmonary artery fibrosis due to recurrent aspiration pneumonia may cause esophageal compression,[e-arm.org] He had undergone right pneumonectomy and thoracoplasty for recurrent pneumonias and empyema 23 years previously.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Therapy 1418 Acute Toxicities of Therapy Urologic Complications 1426 Issues in Vascular Access with Special Emphasis on the Cancer Patient 1434 Management of Cancer Pain 1446 Nausea[books.google.de]

  • Gastrointestinal Foreign Body

    Children with partial oesophageal obstruction may present with a chronic course featuring inability to feed, failure to thrive, fever, recurrent aspiration pneumonitis/pneumonia[patient.info] Cheng and Tarn's series of 552 documented ingestions, the only death was due to a chicken bone that had eroded into the left bronchus with subsequent fistula formation and empyema[healio.com] Frequent side effects of glucagon are nausea and vomiting.[hawaii.edu]

  • Foreign Body

    Children with partial oesophageal obstruction may present with a chronic course featuring inability to feed, failure to thrive, fever, recurrent aspiration pneumonitis/pneumonia[patient.info] Squamous cell carcinoma associated with chronic empyema caused by metallic foreign body: a case report. J Korean Radiol Soc. 2000; 42 :91–94. 6. Jamilla FP, Casey LC.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient admitted to injecting a suspension of crushed ondansetron (Zofran) tablets into the antecubital area to control post-operative nausea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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