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436 Possible Causes for Fever, Night Sweats, Pneumothorax

  • Lung Abscess

    Productive cough Fever, chills, or night sweats Fatigue Shortness of breath Coughing up blood How is a lung abscess diagnosed?[drugs.com] We present a case of acute empyema with intractable pneumothorax associated with ruptured lung abscess caused by Mycobacterium avium in an immunocompromised patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    The first case was a 13-year-old patient who was admitted with a 2-month history of fever, weight loss, night sweats, and cough.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient developed a large left-sided iatrogenic pneumothorax, which recurred and failed to resolve despite the successful insertion of both Seldinger and surgical chest[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Post-operative fever is common following emergency surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Pericarditis

    Presentation is usually acute with high fevers, chills, night sweats, and dyspnea, but the classic findings of chest pain or friction rub are rare.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] in the Hospitalized Patient Daniel R Kaul 343 Pulmonary 349 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 351 Asthma Michael P Lukela William F Bria II 361 Pleural Effusion and Pneumothorax[books.google.com] This pericarditis is due to dengue fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis

    We present a 60-year-old woman with worsening fatigue, night sweats, unintentional weight loss, and dyspnea of 2 weeks' duration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypertension]]): due to pulmonary vasculitis Pneumonia-like illness: presents with dyspnea/ cough/ sputum Endobronchial lesion: obstructive symptoms/ hemoptysis (may be massive) Pneumothorax[mdnxs.com] […] describe LYG in a 56-year-old renal allograft recipient 11 years after transplantation, on azathioprine and prednisolone maintenance immunosuppression, presenting to us with fever[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Eosinophilic Pneumonia

    Our present patient, a 55-year-old woman, had classic symptoms of dry cough, weight loss, malaise, dyspnea, night sweats, and fevers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Code First underlying condition, such as: catamenial pneumothorax due to endometriosis ( N80.8 ) cystic fibrosis ( E84.- ) eosinophilic[icd10data.com] A 24-year-old Chinese woman presented with cough, chest pain, weight loss, low grade fever and bronchial breath sounds on auscultation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis

    After being treated for a presumed asthma exacerbation with prednisone, she experienced worsening dyspnea, night sweats, and unintentional weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] pattern with inter-intralobular septal thickening, two patients (11.1%) with small-airway involvement with mosaic oligoemia, two patients (11.1%) with pleural involvement (pneumothorax[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fever and uveitis no longer recurred after 6 months of medication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis

    Symptomatic persons (40% of cases) usually present 1 to 3 weeks after exposure with fatigue, cough, dyspnea, headache, night sweats, myalgias, and rash. 1 – 3 Primary pulmonary[cdc.gov] An air-fluid level in the pleural space is a clue that the process is not a spontaneous pneumothorax. In the past, these cavities often were surgically resected.[emedicine.medscape.com] It can cause fever, chest pain and coughing, among other signs and symptoms. Two species of coccidioides fungi cause valley fever.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Sarcoidosis

    If you have symptoms, they may include cough shortness of breath weight loss night sweats fatigue tests to diagnose sarcoidosis include chest x-rays, lung function tests,[icd9data.com] A chest radiograph (fig. 1a ) showed a right pneumothorax with bilateral diffuse reticular infiltrates predominantly affecting the mid-zones.[erj.ersjournals.com] Heerfordt syndrome (also called uveoparotid fever) manifests as swelling of the parotid gland (due to sarcoid infiltration), inflammation of the eye ( uveitis ), chronic fever[merckmanuals.com]

  • Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia

    A dry cough, with little or no mucus Chest tightness Weight loss Night sweats If you have any of these symptoms and think you could have PCP, especially if you have a condition[cedars-sinai.org] The need for mechanical ventilation and/or development of a pneumothorax (OR, 20.9; 95% CI, 1.9-227.2; 0.01) and delayed ICU admission (OR, 9.7; 95% CI, 2.2-42.1; 0.002) were[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented with a fever of unknown origin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    A patient with virologically controlled human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection presented with a 'numb chin' on the background of long-standing night sweats, malaise[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Artificial pneumothorax as a risk factor for development of pleural lymphoma. Jpn J Cancer Res 1993;84:55–57. PubMed Google Scholar 43.[doi.org] […] with a high endemicity of Q fever compared with those with low endemicity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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