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681 Possible Causes for Fever, Lung Abscess, Pneumothorax

  • Atelectasis

    Compressive atelectasis Something has put direct pressure on the lung, collapsing the alveoli.[] When there is no apparent cause, the condition is known as spontaneous pneumothorax.[] Using chi 2 analysis, no association could be found between fever and amount of atelectasis.[]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    We report herein the case of a 24-year-old patient with no predisposing risk factor who developed a lung abscess after NSAIDs exposure, further illustrating this potentially[] […] production of coagulase Produces its pathologic reaction in the conducting airways Imaging Rapid spread through the lungs Empyema, especially in children No air bronchogram Pneumothorax[] Common symptoms of pneumococcal pneumonia include fever and chills, cough, hyperventilation, difficulty breathing and chest pain.[]

  • Lung Abscess

    […] or follows rupture of extrapulmonary abscess into lung.[] We present a case of acute empyema with intractable pneumothorax associated with ruptured lung abscess caused by Mycobacterium avium in an immunocompromised patient.[] 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.[]

  • Staphylococcal Pneumonia

    —Lobectomy for postpneumonic lung abscess in infancy and childhood. Surgery , 44 : 741, 1958. PubMed Google Scholar 12. Nyham, W. L. and Fousek, M. D.[] The delayed and subacute/chronic nature of the tension pneumothorax is unusual.[] 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.[]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    No complications such as a pneumothorax or bleeding occurred.[] She had previously been successfully treated for squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix and now four years later, presented with a right lower lobe lung abscess.[] A 14-year-old Korean boy was admitted with cough, hemoptysis, and fever. A chest X-ray showed a solitary pulmonary mass and pneumonitis.[]

  • Bronchiectasis

    Surgery is indicated in unsuccessful medical treatment and complications of bronchiectasis e.g. haemoptysis, lung abscess, lung masses and pneumothorax.[] A 21-year-old woman presented to our hospital with a 9-day history of productive cough and fever. Bronchiectasis after Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia.[] Other complications that can arise from bronchiectasis include recurrent pneumonia, lung abscesses, and pneumothorax, the leakage of air into the pleural space.[]

  • Streptococcus Pyogenes Pneumonia

    abscess 22.[] Dead 7 h after hospitalization Weinblatt et al [ 20 ] 2009 54, female Rheumatoid arthritis 1 week 110/70 mm Hg, 110 bpm, 38.9 C CTRX CLDM VCM Acute respiratory failure, pneumothorax[] Pyogenes (Diseases non Toxin) 1) Impetigo 2) Pharyngitis 3) cellulitis erysipelas 4) Rheumatic fever 5) Glomerulonephritis S.[]

  • Pyopneumothorax

    Once tension pyopneumothorax has developed from lung abscess, emergent lobectomy may be a useful option to prevent lethal aspiration pneumonia.[] Pneumothorax alone, or accompanied by serous fluid, or by pus, is infrequent enough in any single clinic to be of sufficient interest to study and report.[] Patients may present with pleuritic chest pain, severe cough and dyspnea, whilst also manifesting certain nonspecific symptoms such as fever, loss of appetite, loss of weight[]

  • Pleurisy

    A lung disease or acute lung injury can cause a pneumothorax. Some lung procedures also can cause a pneumothorax.[] If you have any of these risk factors, tell your doctor: Infection, injury, or tumor An underlying lung condition, such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, lung abscesses, or influenza[] The onset of pleurisy was accompanied by acute fever.[]

  • Pulmonary Infarction

    Chest film simulated a thin wall lung abscess. The clinical picture suggested aseptic cavitation, which was confirmed by 99mTc-MAA lung scan.[] She developed spontaneous right-sided pneumothorax. Autopsy, revealed rupture of cavitary pulmonary infarction to be the cause of the pneumothorax, a rare finding.[] […] of PE-related fever are similar to postoperative fever.[]

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